Haiti update

As Charles mentioned on the blog a few weeks ago, Carson Hale and I had the opportunity to travel to Haiti to check out the progress of the home for girls with disabilities. As you may know for the last 5 years or so Wright’s Chapel has been in a

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Charlotte Mission Trip

Bittersweet. If you were to ask me how I feel about having returned from my final mission trip with Wrights Chapel, a church that has been a part of my life for the past 13 years. This time, we spent the better part of a week in Charlotte, North Carolina,

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What does a music director do?

So what does a music director do? Sings!  Plays!  Ok, last week that took about 37 ½ minutes.  What does the music director do the rest of the week?  Picks out music.  Suggests hymns to the pastor.  Gets the words ready for the screens.  Reports the songs we sing on Sundays.  Cleans up after the band.  Files used music

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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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