26 Jul 2018 0 Comment

Building Blocks – Deaconess Eva Schindhelm

DeacPost As he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what large stones and what large buildings!” Matthew 13:1 My son and his wife began their honeymoon in Rome. He and his bride had taken...
19 Jul 2018 0 Comment

“Get Out There!” – Deaconess Charlotte Linberry

Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.  I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.  John 13:14-15 On the flight home from a family vacation,...
12 Jul 2018 0 Comment

“Holding Hands” – Deaconess Judi Duemler-Tyler

Holding Hands And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another-and all the more as you see the Day...
5 Jul 2018 0 Comment

Freedom is Coming — Deaconess Katherine Peters

Freedom is Coming  Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.  Philippians 2:3-4 As...
28 Jun 2018 0 Comment

“Knit Together”–Deaconess Johnna Venuto

Knit Together For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; that I know very well.Psalm 139: 13-14 What a...
21 Jun 2018 0 Comment

“J” is for Jesus–Penny Cedel

“J” is for Jesus The theme for Sunday School was “Favorite Bible Stories,” so the preschoolers and I read “My Bible Book of ABC’s.”  We had been through the letters up through “I” and, when I announced that...
14 Jun 2018 0 Comment

Safe and Secure–Bonita Fredel

Safe and Secure How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings…  Luke 13: 34 A mother robin has tended her nest just outside our living room window.  Vigilantly, she kept the...
24 May 2018 0 Comment

“Odd or God?” Carrie Sovola

Odd or God? My husband, Jason, was experiencing a challenging situation at work, and it was making for a rough week.  He routinely prays during his commute.  On this day, he was particularly frustrated, so he asked God to remove the...