Summer!

Pools open up this weekend around our community.  I suspect that there will be lots of excited kids ready for someone to take them to the pool and begin their summer vacation.  My younger daughter Lydia is working as a lifeguard for the first time this year at a local pool. I

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Easier to breathe

So here we are or at least I am (being sappy old sentimental me)…at the end of another school year with 3 kiddos.  The youngest finishing elementary school and the oldest actually attending his last day of high school (TODAY) and the middle finishing her first year of high school

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Meet our new Director of Music

A WORD FROM OUR NEW MUSIC DIRECTOR…Hello!  My name is Misti Kai Gwynne.  Please call me Misti Kai, MK, or “Miss Decay” as some of my choir kids have called me.  My husband, David, and I are coming from the Richmond area.  David works for Union Bank & Trust.  We have known each other since the

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Christmas in April

This coming Sunday (April 28th) is one of my favorite Sunday’s of the year! We will be worshipping through service in what we call Christmas in April. There will be no regular worship services this week, instead we will meet at the church at 9am to help feed people in

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Easter

I’m still living in the after glow of the University of Virginia Championship Victory in Basketball. (For Auburn and VA Tech Fans, I promise that this will be the last time I mention it for a while.) One of the things that struck me though as the game approached was

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Spring Break

I tell my children all the time that they should thank God that they have the mother that they do.   Amy is our vacation planner and so this Sunday shortly after we finish worship at Wright’s Chapel we will be headed out to Disney World.  I love Disney World, but would never

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Shark Tank

This past weekend some of our high school youth traveled to Charlottesville. We stayed at the Wesley Foundation at UVA. We based the weekend on the show Shark Tank. We broke the group up into teams of youth. Each team met several times throughout the weekend to come up with

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Lockdown

I have resisted sharing this, only because my kids’ high school was on a lockdown right after this particular lockdown happened and I wasn’t sure what my feelings on it were.  This happened just a few weeks ago and life does go on. Nothing can cause you to gasp like

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