God At Work

Dear PCJH family, It is with great excitement and joy that we welcome the two newest staff members to our church: Karee Miller Jaeger, Music & Worship Coordinator, and Laura Huckin, Interim Choir Director! If you’ve attended one of our Sunday services recently, you’ve experienced the talent and passion that

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How Do You Spell Presbyterian?

by Rev. Tammy Mitchell, Associate Pastor How many of us have asked, what’s the difference between denominations?  Aren’t we all the same? Why are there so many divisions? As much as we may lament over the divisions seen in the church, we also have to realize that most of those

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Youth as Co-Participants

At every PCJH staff meeting, we begin by sharing where we’ve seen God’s grace at work, in our own lives and in the life of the church. Of course, Brad Griffin and this past weekend’s Growing Young event was brought up this past Monday! It was a true joy to

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A Living Legacy

By Cindy Dahlin, Church Administrator Weren’t we just discussing gardening, and spring, and pruning?!  Now we are already back in the cycle of transitional seasons and cutting back and turning over all the work that went into our spring gardens. The repetitive work of the seasons is actually quite affirming

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Empathize with Today’s Young People

by Liz Collins, Youth & Young Adult Ministry Coordinator What was your favorite piece of clothing in your teenage years?!  I’ve recently started wearing a pair of bell-bottoms – I’ve gotten a giggle out the responses from friends who are older than me saying, “I used to have a pair

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The Side Effect of JOY

by Dylan Wade, Children’s Ministry Coordinator During the interview process with our perspective JOY staff we ask a difficult question about their faith. This question goes something to the effect of: “If a kindergartner were to come up to you at camp and ask how they get to Heaven, how

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The Surprise of Small Groups

By Rev. Tammy Mitchell For years, the thought of being in a small group was terrifying for me.  I had absolutely no interest in being with people I didn’t really know, or having to pray out loud, or being asked to share something personal.  It was definitely not my idea

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The Journey Back to France

From Gentle Nudges to Answered Prayers by PCJH attender Pamela Konstant “God’s Gentle Nudges Begin I had a great job with the State. I was in an amazing location that I loved. I was making a positive impact to my community and I could stay there for another 15 years

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