Spiritual Disciplines

The Path to Spiritual Growth by Rev. Ben Pascal “I pray that out of God’s glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.” ~Ephesians 3:16-17a Many of us exercise regularly and are disciplined

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The Source

A Reflection on God’s Love by Ally Kiefer, Communications Coordinator “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.” ~ 1 John 4:7-8. There

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Deacon Doings

An Update On Our Ministry by Susan Conner, PCJH Deacon The PCJH deacons held their first meeting of the year in January and welcomed new deacons Lori Dodd, Ed Scott, Jim Byrne, Joy Steiner, Brad Herman and Ryan Allen. They each bring enthusiasm, experience, and a heart for service to

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A Journey to the Holy Land

Israel and Palestine by Caryn Haman, Personnel Elder For me, there are two aspects of travel that I love the most – the preparation and anticipation and the growth in my soul when I return and reflect. A year ago, twenty-nine members from PCJH and one from Shepherd of the

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In Search of that Silent Night

Seeking His Peace in the Busiest Season by Cindy Dahlin, Church Administrator In 2008, Amy Grant recorded “I Need A Silent Night” (listen here). I think Amy Grant must have been watching me navigate through Decembers. When I first listened to the lyrics I was embarrassed that I had fallen

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Caroling & Community

The Light of Christ in Darkness by Kenny Hadden, Worship Director And so the shortest day came, and the year died And everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world Came people singing, dancing, to drive the dark away. They lighted candles in the winter trees; They hung their homes

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Meditations for Advent

Week 1 ~ Hope by Addie Pascal   I never knew much about Advent growing up, beyond those little countdown calendars with the bad chocolate and jolly cartoon Santas and elves. Of course, I never had one, because my parents would have considered it a sin to eat bad chocolate.

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A Space to Call Their Own

Youth Lounge Update by Liz Collins – Youth & Young Adult Ministry Coordinator November 2018 The YARD room just underwent a transformation. New flooring, fresh paint, updated lighting, comfy furniture, and most importantly – a working foosball table!   This room sits at the back of Hayden Hall (the gym)

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Habitat Build Day

When Giving Leads to Gratitude by Laura Soltau Last weekend, over 20 of our PCJH friends gathered for some building and bonding with Habitat. The missions committee and our church have decided to focus some of our financial resources and our volunteer efforts in supporting the local Teton Habitat for

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Parents: Here is Your Cue!

An App for Families to Deepen Faith  by Dylan Wade Our Children’s Ministry has used in the past and is currently using Orange Curriculums for most of our programs, including Sunday school for preschoolers, elementary students, middle schoolers, and high schoolers. We also use it for Little Lambs and After-School

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