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Answer Wisely Now

Whenever I see the words SKY… my heart fills up with emotions. This past summer my daughter insisted that she wanted to have a birthday party at Sky Zone, this morning I drank Starbucks Bright Sky Blend, in church we read scriptures about the sky and we sing hymns with the word sky… And each time that word appears my heart fills…

Pastor’s Blog – September 2018

Summer is over and a new school year is ahead for us.  For parents the school calendar dictates the rhythm of our scheduling… this sets the vacation time, the sleeping time, the family schedule or does it? At Hope Presbyterian church, we tick and tock on a different set of rhythm.  It’s not the school calendar, or even the liturgical calendar that…

This Sunday June 8

This Sunday, June 8 we celebrate the feast of Pentecost, whent he Holy Spirit came upon the disciples. The liturgical color is RED so be sure to dress in red for this celebration.  We will hear the story of Pentecost in Acts 2: 1-21, and we will also hear a lesson from Numbers 11:24-30, when the Spirit of the Lord came upon…

Call of the first disciples

This Sunday, our scripture focus will be John 1:29-42 and I Corinthians 1: 1-9.  John gives us a different account of Jesus’ baptism than what is told in the synoptic Gospels. What follows John’s account is interesting to us as well.  It is the call of the first disciples, and as is typical of John, the story seems simple and straight forward,…

This Sunday – October 13

 Dear Hope Members and Friends, In this Sunday’s scripture passage from Luke’s Gospel, ten lepers approach Jesus and ask to be healed. Only one returns to thank Jesus. Jesus asks, “Were not ten made clean? But the other nine, where are they? Was none of them found to return to give praise to God except this foreigner?” (The one who returned was…

Rally Day

Welcome to September and the fall programming at Hope Presbyterian Church. This Sunday is Rally Day. We have already started rallying with choir rehearsal this past Wednesday evening and the Collington Bible Study which resumed on Thursday. Speaking of choir, please remember that in addition to Wednesday evenings, the choir rehearses at 9:30 AM on Sunday mornings. If you have been thinking…