Moving Toward the Manger

by Rev. Tammy Mitchell, Associate Pastor While the storefronts and festivities are declaring the arrival of the Christmas season, the Christian calendar says otherwise.  In truth, we are currently in the season of Advent. According to our history, sometime after the 6th century, the Christian church designated the four Sundays

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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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A Part of History

Salzburg Festival 2019 by Kenny Hadden, Worship & Music Director Click here to hear the bells of Salzburg. “If you remember one thing from your time in Salzburg, I hope it is the sound of the bells.” That’s what Salzburger Dom Music Director János Czifra told us in his tentative

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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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God is Near

A year ago, PCJH’s Music & Worship Director Kenny Hadden was moved to write and compose a song based on Jesus’ words in Matthew 6:25-34. Inspired by this past Sunday’s sermon, The Freedom of Simplicity, in which Pastor Ben preached on these same beautiful verses, he’s releasing the song today. Allow

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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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