Pastors' Corner

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

A new year is upon us, filled with promise and new possibilities. The
turn of the year is a time when we reflect upon what is past and look
forward to what the future will bring. The New Year is a time to
acknowledge God’s providence and care in our lives. God [...]

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Preparing for Christmas During Advent

In December, we will be observing Advent, a season of four weeks
when we prepare our hearts for the celebration of the birth of Jesus the
Christ at Christmas. The word “Advent” means “coming” – it is a season of
preparing for the coming of Christ to earth. During this season, we read
verses [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November is a busy month, full of significant events in the life and work
of our church. On Sunday, November 5, 2017, we will be commemorating All
Saints Day and honoring our members and friends who have passed on to
glory with candles and prayers during our worship service that day.
Hebrews 12:1-2 says, [...]

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Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

This month, we are commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant
Reformation, marking the day when Martin Luther, a Catholic monk and theology
professor, posted his famous 95 Theses on the door at the castle church in
Wittenberg, Germany. The 95 Theses argued against the Catholic church’s practice
of issuing indulgences (certificates that could [...]

New Beginnings

It is hard to believe that we are coming up on September already!
Soon the leaves will be changing, the weather will be getting cooler,
and we will soon be bombarded with all things pumpkin-spice. Fall is
also a time of transition for many . kids go back to school, adults return
to work [...]

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Go Green….Spiritually

We’re in the middle of summer – warm days, bright sunshine,
and everything is really, really green. Summertime is a season of
growth – from delicious home-grown vegetables from a local garden, to
trees growing fresh leaves and branches, to our lawns growing tall and
lush, and constantly needing cut! In our hemisphere, the [...]

So, what is Confirmation, anyway?

As you may have been reading in previous newsletters, the youth at HoC have
been going through a confirmation class. After completion of the class, the students made
the decision to get confirmed and join our church as active members. But, you may be
thinking, what is confirmation anyway? What does it mean to [...]

Pentecost-“The Birthday of the Church”

We are approaching Pentecost – a time when we commemorate the coming of the
Holy Spirit upon the early followers of Jesus in Jerusalem. Pentecost originated in the
Jewish tradition, and was known as Shavuot or “The Feast of Weeks”—a prominent feast
in the calendar of ancient Israel celebrating the giving of the Law [...]

“Resurrection promise at Easter”

We recently celebrated Easter here at Head of Christiana with a Sunrise service in our cemetery, fellowship over breakfast, and traditional worship in our sanctuary. On Easter Sunday, we hear once again the proclamation of the angel who proclaims, “Do not be afraid! I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. [...]

For All the Saints – A Theme for 2015

“For All the Saints” is a magnificent theme for 2015. Saints are all Christian believers, from all times and places. They form an impressive procession and include those who served Christ and died, those who claim the way of Christ in our days, and those yet unborn. Recently, Rosi White urged that we remember [...]