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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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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Home Sweet Home

by Rev. Ben Pascal Dear PCJH Family, The Pascal family is back!  It was so much fun to be at home in the world this summer in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Croatia and Greece; but there is truly no place like home in Jackson Hole, especially in August!  Our sabbatical experience was

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Make Joy

Encountering Heaven in Rwanda by Addie Pascal “Father Ubald held his chin and furrowed his brow. Several moments passed as he considered our request. Traveling with kids is not a common practice for him, and we knew we were throwing him a curveball here. “Yes!” Came his response, emphatically. “We

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What is your Mission?

Lessons from Mongolia by Amanda Lack, Little Lambs Preschool Director I recently had the opportunity to travel to the country of Mongolia and love on people. The team I was with partnered alongside a local church there in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar. We went out each day with a

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Taking Wisdom From the Vines

Reflections Before Take Off by Addie Pascal When I was about 8 months pregnant with Nina, I seriously considered having a t-shirt made (a very LARGE t-shirt) that read: “Yes, I’m pregnant. I am due August 25. No, it’s not twins. Yes, it’s a girl. Yes, I checked the Chinese

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