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Back in the Keystone State

I felt for a while like we were in a game of Frogger, us being the frog and the goal being getting to PA. Covid, of course, was a big obstacle, but there were others…insecurity on the border, Mayra’s back problems, the high price of plane tickets. But we finally arrived in PA mid-September, and …

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Hope Community 2018

We very much enjoyed our time with 18 team members from Hope Community, Mt. Joy, PA, here from July 20-28, including the church’s senior pastor, Kirk Belmont. While here, the group of teenagers and adults participated in a soccer tournament, an English class, two hearing aid/reading glasses outreach events, and a visit to a nearby …

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Mount Calvary June 2018

I didn’t have opportunity to post this past week…probably because I was too exhausted to do so! But now that the group from Mount Calvary is probably just about home, I’ll post a quick review of the week. Among the activities…a soccer tournament, two outreach events with about 90 reading glasses and 25 hearing aids …

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Future Projects

We’re always thinking about ways to improve community, and foster outreach. One project for this summer is to improve our facilities here to be more conducive to reaching our community. This involves some remodeling and some modest purchases. Below, a ping-pong table which we can purchase at a local box store. Friend Gaspar was visiting …

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Power in Weakness

A different post this Saturday morning. It’s easy to fall into the trap of talking about progress and success in life and ministry. Yes, good intentions do not matter nearly so much as concrete results. If I hear the phrase “strategic planning” one more time, I will scream. Yet focusing on the positive end-results can …

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