Preparing

Some of our Crafters gathered this morning and put up a Chrismon Tree in the Church Gathering area. A Chrimon Tree is adorned with ancient symbols for Christ and only decorated in gold and white. It is very beautiful. Shawn and Susan are working on decorating our sanctuary as we

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A fruitful life

Charles is beginning a new sermon series this week called The Fruitful Life. One of the things he is going to be talking about is the importance of growing up in good soil. For plants to grow and produce good fruit it is important for them to have good soil.

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Striving to improve?

I had planned to go the Battlefield District Volleyball Championship Game tonight with my daughter Lydia and her friend Jordan, but the game just got canceled because of the fear of bad weather.  No, the Caroline Highschool volleyball team and my daughter Lydia weren’t in the championship game. The game

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Connection

Connection as defined by a quick Google search is “a relationship in which a person, thing, or idea is linked or associated with something else”.  As humans, I think most of us crave finding someone that we connect with, someone that we have similar interests with, someone that will be

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Leadership Institute

Last week Charles and I attended the Leadership Institute at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, the largest United Methodist Church in the US, near Kansas City. Wright’s Chapel has been partners with the Church of the Resurrection for several years. Each year they hold the Leadership Institute as

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Inclusivity

I remember years ago now, 28 years ago actually, when I first came to serve as the pastor of Wright’s Chapel.  It was 1992. I had invited my friend and mentor in ministry Rev. Jackson to come and preach at Wright’s Chapel. Rev Jackson had led me into ministry in the

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Back in full swing!

Things are back in full swing with school starting a month ago, Afterschool started last week, WC Kids small groups started this week, and this coming Monday night we kick off Building Better Moms for the year, not to mention all the other awesome things happening here.  The end of

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HOW DO WE USE CHURCH MUSIC?

One of my favorite bible verses is Psalm 34:3, Glorify the Lord with me: let us exalt His name together. For me, music is essential in the worship of our God. We are blessed to have two different worship service styles at our church. Our two very different styles of

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