As you may remember, we are undergoing several projects this summer and we wanted to let you know how they are going.
- The Boiler Project is replacing our two over-52-year-old large steam boilers in the lower level of our building. Both old boilers have be removed now so installation of the new ones can begin. We’re thankful we are able to fund this now as a planned project instead of a crisis situation when it’s cold outside.
- Project Supernova, as we have affectionately named it, includes painting and decorating the upper education wing so we are ready to welcome kids to our new Journey Kids wing this fall. We’re also updating paint, flooring, and technology in the Friendship Center and several other rooms to better accommodate our adult ministries. We’ve contracted out the Friendship Center painting and new carpeting will be installed soon. (While updating in the Friendship Center is happening this summer, the room will be closed to any events/ministry groups.) Painting in the Journey Kids rooms and hallway is comlpete…it’s looking more and more like a kids’ wing!
- Our new Food Cupboard is almost finished and ready for use. Due to several large cords running through the room that are necessary for the Boiler Project, we will continue our current model of having our volunteers pack food for our clients in the new location but will move to the client-choice model (allowing people to “shop” for what they need) once those cords (tripping hazards) are removed.
- We’re also in the process of designing a new website and logo that will be launched this fall.
Many exciting things are happening here over the summer months, and we appreciate your prayers that all the details would come together and that those working on the projects would have the energy to see them through with excitement.
“God’s Heart of Humility and Generosity”
from Luke 14:-24
Sunday, July 22, 2018
with Pastor Louis Colon
“God’s Heart of Love is for All of Our Neighbors”
from Luke 10:25-37
Sunday, July 15, 2018
with Pastor Chris O’Brien
Hey, teens in 7th-12th grade, it’s time for our summer TNTs! Check out the calendar below and parents, get your teens to these great events. We will meet at the various locations mentioned except for the Sea Breeze Trip and Letchworth trip – we will carpool to those. See you then! Questions? Contact Pastor Kayleigh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In place of an offering moment during the service, we are utilizing Offering Boxes in our 11am Sunday Worship Service, as we do in our Saturday service. Two boxes are located just outside of the Sanctuary and one is in the balcony for people to place their offering and Connection Card as they leave the service. In addition to being able to leave checks/cash in the Offering Box, you may also choose to give via your smart phone using SmartGiving. Simply text “GIVE” to 585-617-0773 and follow the detailed instructional prompts. The first time will require a few extra steps as you enter your name and email address to create a giving account. If you have any questions, you may contact our Executive Administrator, Honna Curtis, at email@example.com.
“God’s Heart for the Poor”
from Luke 4:14-30
Sunday, July 8, 2018
with Dr. Jeffrey Altman
“God’s Heart of Mercy”
from Luke 1:46-55
Sunday, July 1, 2018
with Pastor Chris O’Brien
This week, we welcomed 250+ children to our annual summer Vacation Bible School! (more…)
“Jars of Clay”
from 2 Corinthians 6:1-13
Sunday, June 24, 2018
with Pastor Roger Haskins
Our Summer Message Series continues this weekend. Church should be more than just a building we gather in on the weekend; it should be something that can be done in our community. With that in mind, our summer series is titled “In the Name of Love,” and the staff at Pearce want to bring the messages to life. A hashtag has been developed that will be used to connect what is being shared on the weekends to actions in the community: #ABCLove. We ask that you post pictures to Facebook and Instagram using this hashtag. These pictures should represent actions that show love Among and Beyond Chili. The love of Christ is not just for people within our church, but for everybody. This is a direct and tangible way to reflect that!