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Surprised by Easter

Has Easter snuck up on you this year? Do you find yourself thinking “I can’t believe Easter is next week!”? If we think that we’re unprepared, just think about the disciples! Burned into their memories was the horror of the crucifixion—Jesus was dead. They had seen him killed and knew where he was buried. So…

Construction Contract Signed & Lift Project Update

Building Addition Update On Wednesday, March 3rd, Elders Nadim and Jim signed the contract with Total Construction to move forward with building the approved addition to Loch Raven’s existing church building. We anticipate ‘groundbreaking’ could occur before the end of this month. As Nadim shared on Sunday morning, if you are able, we would encourage…

Pray For: Youth for Christ (YFC): Loch Raven Area

Chip Pierce, who oversees the Loch Raven area, offered three areas for prayer that we might remember. First, please pray for the high school conference, IMPACT, that is scheduled for March 18 – 20 at Ocean City.  Pray for the staff, the Bible study leaders, the musicians and for the students that will be attending.  PRAY…

Are We Distinguishable?

And they recognized that [Peter and John] had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13b (ESV) Even if you are not a big fan of football or baseball, it’s hard not to recognize Baltimore’s team colors—they are distinctive and all around us.  Some uniforms have even become iconic, like the NY Yankee’s pinstripes.  Today’s sports have made it…

“The True Meaning of Thanksgiving” CCC Puppet Show

The Christian Community Center recently sent us a video of the puppet show performed by their new team at Thanksgiving. It is one of their first shows. The puppets in the show are the ones that were adopted last summer by eleven individuals from our church or congregants’ relatives. If you adopted one, keep an…

Our 2016 Worship Focus: The Heidelberg Catechism

As Pastor Milligan was away as this edition of the newsletter was being put together, Clerk of Session, Elder Michael Kersten, steps in to tell us about Session’s worship focus for the coming year. In 2016 we will confess our faith during each worship service using the Heidelberg Catechism. This article provides a brief re-introduction…

Friendship Dinner Club: Winter 2016

The friendship dinner club is a great way for adults of all ages, single or married, in our congregation to meet and get to know each other. We share a meal and enjoy fellowship, fun, and good conversation around the dinner table. Sign up now for our winter dinners (January thru March). You can sign…

Sunday School Scoop: December

Thank you for everyone who has volunteered to teach, assist or any other capacity in our Sunday School classes.  And an early Thank You to anyone who seeks to help in the future! Many times we teach and do it well, but we don’t have the ‘Big Picture.’  Why am I teaching this leson?  How…

What’s Your Anticipation Level This Christmas?

One of the joys of participating in Operation Christmas Child’s shoebox collection comes from knowing that this little box brings such great joy to the children around the world who will receive them.  If you have had the chance to see one of the video clips that Samaritan’s Purse makes available* your heart tingles as…