The long view

This summer our youth are going to Raleigh, NC on a mission trip. Last week I traveled down to Raleigh to check out the church where we will be staying and to visit some of the organizations we will be working with. The main reason I chose Raleigh is because

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Christmas in April

This past Sunday (April 8th) we held our annual Christmas in April event. The weather felt a little like Christmas too! It snowed on Saturday and cold on Sunday. But everyone was super flexible and we were able to move everything inside, and had a great day. In case you

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Teenagers speaking up

As I’m sure all of you are aware, on Feb. 14th, 2018 there was yet another school shooting. This time seventeen students and teachers lost their lives and many others were injured. As with the other mass shootings, there has been a national conversation about how to end these terrible

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Cindy’s Closet

As many of you have heard Cindy’s Closet (our thrift store) has been closed for almost two months. In early January a pipe burst and flooded the store. A lot of clean up and restoration had to be done. While we were waiting for that to be done we thought

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Missions

If you have come in the back door of the church the last couple weeks you may have noticed we have been doing some work in the hallway. Ron Tillapaugh painted the walls, Krista Kmety and Stephanie Beamer put up a world map, and Susan and Tom Driggers put up

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Busy week!

It’s been quite a week at Wright’s Chapel! After a very cold spell here in VA, it has made it a challenging week. Sunday morning Charles called me around 7am to say the heat wasn’t working in the sanctuary. The temperature outside at that point was -2 and inside the

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Motel Ministry

A couple of weeks ago around 20 youth and adults from the church traveled to Winchester, VA to volunteer with Teens Opposing Poverty. We stayed the night at First UMC and that Saturday morning we put together treat bags and signed Christmas Cards. After breakfast we headed out to a

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