The Good News of the Cross

This weekend we have Fleming Rutledge with us. If you’re reading this electronically it will be happening tomorrow - come! If you’re reading the printed form of this you will already know what an excellent and captivating speaker she was. Her topic is the crucifixion. Not a very cheerful one you might think.

Missions & Outreach News

This edition contains an update from our local HELPS program, which provides financial assistance to folks in Chester County who find themselves in short-term financial difficulties. Last year, HELPS assisted 60 different families/individuals, providing $15,757 in total help. Currently three parishioners serve in this program; they could benefit by having at least one more on the team. Also included this week is an update from the Africa Theological Seminary (ATS) in Kitale, Kenya. Currently, they are working on partnerships with other institutions to provide curriculum and other teaching resources. ATS has a student population of 131 and will be graduating 28 students this month. The Missions Committee is taking an informal look at the ways it provides information about our Missions and Outreach programs to the whole congregation, such as through these weekly updates and the Prayers of the People. Your thoughts about these efforts would be appreciated.

Spring Semester College Ministry Stories!

This morning, I woke up to a world blanketed in snow. There is something about snow that slows everything down, causes a sense of wonder, and invites stillness. This is a stillness that I am treasuring and welcoming after a semester that has flown by before my eyes. As I reflect on the semester thus far, my heart is filled with so much love for students and gratitude to serve at Eastern, Immaculata, and Good Sam on a wonderful team.

Is God Calling You to be a Daughter of the King? Come and See.

The Daughters of the King is an international religious order for women, both lay and ordained, who are members of Episcopal, Anglican, Roman Catholic, or Lutheran faiths.  We focus on prayer, service, and evangelism.  The process of

Joining Together in the Observance of a Holy Lent

On Ash Wednesday, March 1, the Good Samaritan community will join with Christians around the world to begin the annual 40-day journey with Jesus through the season of Lent.

Sharing My Story on Women's Ministry

Note from Pastor Beverly:  I asked Ruth to share her story as an encouragement to us on waiting on the Lord’s timing as we discern those ministries He calls us to as individuals and corporately, as the body of Christ at Good Samaritan.  Our Go