One recently awarded LIFT grant was requested by Janet Mills for Lebanon County Christian Ministries, where Janet has been volunteering for about 20 years. LCCM is planning to use the grant to help with their new homeless shelter.
Do you ever feel stuck inside your circumstances, where there’s no easy way out? When this happens, we often find ourselves asking tough questions: Where is God in this? Why is he not answering my prayers? Does he really care? Habakkuk was someone who asked these hard questions. His is a story of someone learning to hope, when hope seems hard. Get ready for this...
Our partnership with Downey is one that started with a project during last year's Church: Beyond the Walls, and we have continued interacting with the staff and students over the past year. As we are seeking to be involved regionally as a church, Harrisburg is one place we can make a difference.
While we did a variety of service opportunities like handing out meals and hygiene packets to homeless individuals and helping in a community garden, our time spent in DC was used as a training ground for when the girls would return home and how they can be gospel influencers in their daily spheres of influence by being relationally intentional.
With a trip like this we will not know of the full effect until years from now, but this was a necessary and spiritually strategic experience for the students and leaders. We thank you for your support in prayer and finances. We thank you for your encouragement along the way and for following our adventure on Facebook. What a thrill it is to be with believers seeking to serve our savior and be released from anything that hinders the work of God in our lives.
It was 7:45 AM on Wednesday, May 24; and the Elite Coach was waiting for its 38 passengers from our Sr. Adult Fellowship to travel to Centre County to visit the Pennsylvania Military Museum, the Boal Mansion, and the campus of Penn State University.
2016-17 was quite a year for us at Hershey Free Church. Check out our Impact Report and see some of the ways that God has been working in and through us.
Why Spiritual Formation? What exactly is “spiritual formation”? In conversations with ministry leaders and academicians who boldly proclaim Christ, there have been mixed views about this topic. Concern over the use of this term has even created the fear that churches promoting this concept are leading people away from Jesus. The reluctance to use the term “spiritual formation” is not without cause. Nonetheless, the decision...