The Beach!

I’ve been dreaming about the beach. We made our reservations for our summer trip to the beach last week and I now have the rental agency’s page about the house open in a tab on my computer so I can look at it any time. We missed our beach trip

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One Body

Two weeks ago we had our Haiti themed worship service where the team that went to Haiti was able to share about their experiences. It was a great Sunday where we could thank the congregation for their support and tell stories from our trip. The thing I was so impressed

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Crazy week!

It’s been a crazy week at Wright’s Chapel.  We arrived on Tuesday morning to find that someone had broken into the church on Monday night and stolen the church safe.  They broke some office doors, a window in the nursery and went through all the desks and file cabinets in

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A new year!

It has been an inspiring, busy and great start to the New Year at our house.  We had a wonderful Christmas season and we’re so appreciative of the generous love offering given to us by our church family.  Two days after Christmas, Amy, Lydia and I were privileged to travel with our

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Preparing

The week leading up to Christmas is a busy week at the church. We are preparing for the four Christmas eve Services (4:00, 5:30, 7:30, and 11:00) and one Christmas day service (11:00am). We are adding extra chairs to the sanctuary, getting visitor bags ready, communicating when our services are,

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Excitement is in the air!

The excitement is in the air now.  The Tuesday Afterschool kids were wound up.  I’m counting down the spaces on the Advent calendar to see if I have enough little surprises left.  (I have to put them in each night or they’d all be gone the first day.)  I’m starting

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Gifts

On Sunday we had a wonderful celebration as we baptized 10 of our young people and some of their parents and then welcomed into membership at Wright’s Chapel 26 new members.  Many of our young people (8th-12th grade) had recently completed an 8 week confirmation class where they had been studying

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Confirmation

For the past 7 weeks I have led our youth confirmation class. I love teaching confirmation. Confirmation is the class our teenagers take when they want to join the church. They learn about the foundations of our faith including the Trinity, the Bible, and the apostles creed. The history and

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Moving Forward

I heard lots of different opinions in the past week. Lots of folks have been sharing with me their thoughts and opinions with regards to how I as the pastor of Wright’s Chapel should or should not respond to the recent election results. Do you know anyone who has lots

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