Pastors' Corner

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 [...]

1 12, 2013

How will you observe Advent this year?

By |December 1st, 2013|Church Life|0 Comments|

December 1 marks the beginning of the season of Advent, the season of getting ready. Even though stores are bringing out Christmas things earlier and earlier each year, in the church calendar the weeks leading up to December 24 are meant to be a time of reflection and preparation for the celebration of Jesus’ [...]

5 11, 2013

Accessibility at Head of Christiana

By |November 5th, 2013|Church Life|0 Comments|

“Why does Head of Christiana do all this talking about accessibility?” Some weeks ago a visitor asked me that. He went on, “You are the most accessible church I’ve ever visited!” That was certainly good to hear for Head of Christiana is proud of our grand hospitality. We have a heart for people, and we do a whole lot of listening and caring and are working to design programs and activities to respond to what people want and need. In many ways we are deeply accessible.