creating community

We started our middle and high school Bible studies last week. We meet every Thursday from 6-8 in three different homes. Middle school boys meet at the Puckett’s home, middle school girls meet at the Tillapaugh’s home, and the high schoolers meet at my home. There is a meal and

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routines

We are into our second week of back to school at our house.  Sophia goes to school all year, but my wife Amy and my daughter Lydia are now back in school after a very busy yet enjoyable summer.  For us, the school year means back to more structured routines. 

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Youth Ministry

Caroline County schools start back next week! That means our school year youth programs will be starting up again soon as well. Youth ministry at Wright’s Chapel is open to all middle and high school students. We offer several ministry opportunities throughout the week and are listed below. Sunday’s: 9:45am

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VBS Thanks!

Dear VBS Volunteers and Supporters,        Twenty-five years ago Dorothy Hamm decided Wright’s Chapel needed to bring back vacation Bible school. Reverend Charles didn’t point out that we really didn’t have many children to justify the planning this would take because his theory has always been to plan for what

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VBS!

I’d never heard of Vacation Bible School until I came to Virginia.  In the small town I grew up in in upstate N.Y. we never had such a thing.  Let me tell you friends, those folks up north don’t know what they are missing! Vacation Bible School has to be

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Experiencing Haiti.

As we began our descent into the small island nation of Haiti, we were greeted by a small, peaceful fishing village with a small, peaceful harbor. Boats and people moved leisurely through the shallow, pristine waters. The harbor soon gave way to a town. This was town was my first

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Trying new things

I spent all day Friday and Saturday of last week down at the Hampton Convention Center for the Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church here in VA.  Every year we United Methodists gather for a couple of days with about 1400 clergy and 1400 lay folks from United Methodist

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