The June Vestry meeting was held on Monday, the 12th, and Father Richard opened the meeting with a devotion from Genesis 37 (dealing with Joseph and his brothers). Richard reflected on the reality that God’s family is messy and broken, but that God still uses us in the midst of our imperfections. He also noted that it isn’t enough to be right, but that we must strive for wisdom and love in our relationships with others.
This week we have updates and prayer requests from Bishop Samuel in Bolivia, Frank and Anne B. in North Africa, Ninos con Valor, Philip and Julie Steiner, Missionaries in Asia, and a reminder about Fair Days.
On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God.“Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you
This week we have updates from Good Works, a Christian non-profit dedicated to repairing homes and restoring hope for low-income homeowners in Chester County, and from Fr. Richard's upcoming short term mission trip to Kenya leading Rooted In Jesus conferences.
Welcome to our updated Parish Library. After being closed for water damage repair and then as the Day School Kindergarten classroom, our library is again open and better than ever.
On May 8, the vestry meeting began with a Bible reading from the first chapter of Colossians and a reflection by Fr. Richard.
Over the past few months we have been blessed by the talents and work of several of our parishioners.
This week we have updates from Kenya Students Christian Fellowship – Maasai Associates Team (KSCF-MAT), Tammy and Rusty Firestone, and Fr Richard on his Rooted in Jesus trip to Kenya next month.
There is lots going on this summer with youth! Check it out!
I am delighted to announce that we have called a new Associate Rector. Rev’d John Whitnah (father of Michael Whitnah, our seminarian) is a priest with great experience and a lot to contribute to our church family here at Good Samaritan. John and Nina will join us at the beginning of May.