Pray First: Each Sunday through the month of January, we are asking our church family to come together in the Family Life Center at 10am for an hour of multi-generational prayer. (more…)
Thank you to those who have already signed up and helped with snow removal for our worship services. Many openings are still available! Shovels and a snow blower are provided, as well as instructions on what to do. Sign up at the Information Kiosk in the atrium. If you’d like to learn more or have questions, contact our Facility Director, Bob Antes, at email@example.com or 594-9488.
Our recent cold and snowy weather seems like a good time to remind everyone that we post closings on our website, Facebook, and TV channels 8,10 & 13.
2018 Pre-Flight Check: “2018 Through the Bible in a Year” reading plan (youversion.com)—check. 2018 Prayer Journal set up on Google Drive and shared with Ellen—check. Daily prayer list updated for 2018 on Google Drive—check. Morning alarm set for daily time in Word and prayer—check. (more…)
Christmas—a time of blessing. So much to be grateful for.
The following sports ministries are meeting at Pearce Church:
- Adult Floor Hockey, Tuesdays, 7-9pm; contact: Dave Mantegna (585-752-8221)
- Volleyball (for ages 13 and up), Thursdays, 7-9pm; contact: Brad Moore (585-749-5592)
Join us for dinner on Wednesday nights this winter! You won’t have to cook and you can meet some new friends, too. Dinner will be served each Wednesday, from 4:30-6:15pm in the Family Life Center. Registration is requested. Cost is $7 for adults ($7.50 at the door); $4 for children 11 and under; and free for children 4 and under. To sign up, stop by the reception desk before/after church or during normal week-day office hours, or you can RSVP below, each Thursday-Monday.
January 10: Roast Turkey and Dressing, Penne Pasta & Sauce
January 17: Baked Chicken BBQ, Grilled Hots/Sausages
January 24: Roast Pork with Apple Glaze, Macaroni & Cheese
January 31: Baked Stuffed Chicken, Taco Bar
February 7: Roast Beef, Pulled Pork
February 14: Baked Tavern Hame with Pineapple, Baked Chicken Casserole
February 21: Roast Turkey and Dressing, Spaghetti & Meat Sauce
Years ago, I was in a Latin American country for ministry meetings. We had a few hours free in the afternoon. I joined a friend for a walk through a local park. Our peaceful stroll was suddenly interrupted by five young men, two with rather imposing machetes. We were robbed, roughed up a bit, with our clothes torn and ripped. Later that night, I was alone in my room in the Catholic retreat center where we were staying. I prayed that God would protect me from nightmares as my body still shook from the trauma. By the way, this is a prayer our God of unfailing love answered, as to this day, I have never had a nightmare about this event. As I was falling asleep, I remembered thinking that I wished my father was with me. Funny, at that time I was a grown man with my own family but I wanted the comforting presence of my father. (more…)
There is much to love about our church. I continue to be blessed as I learn more about the history of Pearce. Our connection to the founding of our family of Free Methodist Churches; B.T. Roberts, whose grave is just steps away, reminding us of the trusting, confident, faith-filled steps of his life. Bishop Pearce, Rev. Parmerter, and so many other gifted, gracious, humble leaders who paved the way are honored throughout our building. (more…)
I’ve been thinking afresh about what it means to look, live, and love like Jesus—every day. How will I know if it has been a “good” day? How can I make it a “good” day in my humble attempts to look, live, and love like Jesus? (more…)