Today I thought, you know, there’s a lot I can endure if I just know I am doing the right thing.
I suppose it’s seeking approval and the desire to know I am accepted. These aren’t inherently bad things, unless at my core I am trying to fill a void that only God can fill, by running around aimlessly trying to please people.
It is said that to use a map, one must know two things: where they are and where they want to go.
In 2016 one of the results of the church-wide survey was that our church lacks clarity on our direction - where we want to go – and even on where we are.
The visioning process has focused on clarifying these two things.
For several years, Good Samaritan has partnered with the Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO) to provide Christian ministry to students on local college campuses.
The Vestry met at 7:00 PM on Monday June 11, 2018 in Room 263. The meeting began with a brief Bible Study on Romans Chapter 12, with Father Richard teaching that being transformed and empowered by the Holy Spirit enables us walk and grow in Christian Life. We followed with prayer for both the Church and individual petitions.
For the past few years, Good Samaritan has provided financial support to the Kenya Students Christian Fellowship (KSCF,) specifically to The Maasai Associates Team.
A vision/mission trip to Paraguay to visit Fr. Ron Irene and to Bolivia to visit Ninos con Valor and Tammy Firestone at La Trinidad Anglican Church are being planned for this summer, most likely the month of August.
Forty days is a significant period of time throughout the Bible. Noah spent forty days and nights in the ark while the rain flooded the earth. Moses spent forty days on Mt. Sinai before receiving the Ten Commandments.
At its January meeting, the Vestry approved the Missions Committee’s proposed budget of $220,000.
After last fall’s “The Great Co-Mission” conference (organized by Paoli Presbyterian and Good Samaritan), it became obvious to many from the twenty-plus churches participating that if there is one area where diverse congregations are of similar mi
Tuesday, January 16, we received news of serious political turmoil in Bolivia, along with prayer requests from Tammy Firestone (one of our supported missionaries) pastor of the La Trinidad church in Cochabamba.
Dear Parents –
We are learning about Jacob and Joseph in Sunday School, following along with the sermon series just like you!
I had the pleasure of attending St.-Gobain Corporation’s Open House and view their Community Organic Garden today. Chuck Ernst and Ron Miros joined me.
At the onset of the original Capital Campaign when the Sanctuary was updated, it was decided that the church of the Good Samaritan would commit a tithe of all receipts to further the Gospel locally, regionally, nationally and around the world by f
Steve and Nancy Brown, medical missionaries we have supported for many years, often share experiences that are probably typical of missionaries in difficult areas of the world.
Since we launched the PRAXIS gatherings last year, the most common questions that I’ve received are, “What exactly is PRAXIS and who is it for”?
As you know, Jeff Moretzsohn has resigned as Parish Administrator and begun a CPE residency at Jefferson hospital.
Water Mission has completed over 3000 projects bringing the life transforming blessings of safe water and the Living Water message of Jesus to millions of people world wide.