Being the Church: Sharing Stories

Most every Sunday morning you’ll find Mr. Ed sitting about five pews back on the right-hand side of the sanctuary. He may have arrived at church alone, but his favorite pew is frequently visited by some of the youngest members of our congregation—which is a highlight of his week: “I...

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Being the Church: Night in Bethlehem 2022

When we think about the Christmas Story, we recall the tale of a young couple traveling on their own in need of hospitality. A warm place to stay and a smiling face who would welcome them, despite their marital circumstances and the impending birth of a baby.

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Being the Church: Flood Buckets

At a recent district conference meeting when Pastor Sherry shared that she was from Andrew Chapel, a fellow pastor in the conversation said, “Oh, you’re from the church that said yes!” If you were in our building over the past couple of months, you may have stumbled (quite literally) upon...

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Being the Church with Larry McKinley

Larry McKinley has been serving as Andrew Chapel’s lay leader this year, and while it’s not his first time serving in this role it has given him a fresh perspective on how Andrew Chapel is active and alive. He takes his job as a listener and advocate for the members...

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CPES Teacher Chipotle Lunch

Everyone deserves to be seen with the eyes of love. Creating partnerships and connecting with our local community is important to our church. This month we had a unique opportunity to say thank you to the teachers and staff at the local elementary school that we support with our mobile...

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Being the Church – Centering Prayer

In the 1990s several church members and friends began gathering weekly to pray in silence. To this day, each Friday morning this group quietly comes together, welcomes one another and the week’s guide lights a candle and rings a gong or brass bowl to mark the beginning of silent prayer.

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