The ministry year of 2017-18 was an exciting one for Hershey Free Church. God has been at work in and through our church community. Check out our Impact Report, which looks back at God's faithfulness over the past year. The Impact Report also looks ahead in anticipation of what God will do in the next year.
On March 25, seven people were baptized. Baptism is a sign of Christian identity, not Christian maturity. It is a public declaration of faith, a symbol of new life in Christ, and an outward demonstration of an inward change that has already taken place. We celebrate the work that God is doing in each of these lives!
During our last sermon series, we talked about the theme of identity and how our new life in Christ can shape our identity. That leads to this question: How does this identity shape me? Where does it lead me? Our next series, Compelled, will unpack those types of questions. Over the next few weeks we’ll talk about one of the major implications of having our...
Children’s Ministry has been focusing on a mission to join children on their spiritual journey, and recently we have experienced evidence that reveals God’s work in our children’s hearts!
This poem was read on November 22, 2015, as part of the worship service which was divided into three chapters: Brokenness, Hope Revealed, and Agents of Hope. Broken. By Lyndsay Byler, Administrative Assistant for Local & Global Outreach (Beyond the Walls).
Earlier this month, the Living Our Faith Together (LOFT) Connect Group decided to be Agents of Hope through Operation Christmas Child with Samaritan’s Purse. Together they filled 45 shoeboxes with deflated soccer balls, dolls, pencils, crayons, colored pencils, t-shirts, combs, socks, toys, washcloths, soap, and many more items, along with a special donation from a local dentist of toothpaste and toothbrushes. For the price of...
The Christmas season is upon us once again with all of its secular glitz and glitter. It is easy to get caught up in the decorations, Hallmark cards, lights, and presents and miss the deeper truth of Christmas. We have just finished our sermon series on culture and how that affects how we should live as Christ-followers. We could easily lose hope after a series...
There is just something special about a person looking directly at you (even if it is through a television screen) and saying with absolute sincerity, “You are valuable.”