Pastors' Corner

3 10, 2017

Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

By |October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

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 [...]

12 09, 2017

New Beginnings

By |September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

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 [...]

27 07, 2017

Go Green….Spiritually

By |July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

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 [...]

1 07, 2017

So, what is Confirmation, anyway?

By |July 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

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 [...]

22 06, 2017

Pentecost-“The Birthday of the Church”

By |June 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

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 [...]

28 04, 2017

“Resurrection promise at Easter”

By |April 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

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. [...]

13 03, 2017

“Called as Partners in Christ’s Service”

By |March 13th, 2017|Church Life|0 Comments|

This is a hymn in our Presbyterian hymnbook, #343, “Called as Partners in Christ’s Service”-a hymn that speaks
of our calling in Christ to be partners with other Christians in the service of the gospel.

“Called [...]

28 12, 2014

For All the Saints – A Theme for 2015

By |December 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

“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 [...]

4 12, 2014

Confessions of a Sunday School Santa

By |December 4th, 2014|Church Life|0 Comments|

I confess. I was Santa Claus for Sunday School Christmas parties.  Not just for one year, but for several.  And my fame spread so that one Christmas I was invited to be Santa for several Child Care Centers.  This was all great fun for the children.  And for me, too. I really didn’t think [...]

9 12, 2013

21st-Century Outreach

By |December 9th, 2013|Outreach, Worship|0 Comments|

There is a whole lot of work that’s gone into developing this website over the past 9 months or so, and I am so proud of the church and the team for making this happen!  As we started talking about reaching beyond our current congregation, the website emerged very quickly as an area we [...]