Sunday Service at 10am

3104 Doe Run Church Road East Fallowfield, PA 19320

Prayer of Peace

Prayer of Peace Peace before us, Peace behind us, Peace under our feet. Peace within us, Peace over us, Let all around us be peace. Christ before us, Christ behind us, Christ under our feet. Christ within us, Christ over us, Let all around us be Christ. —based on a Navaho prayer, David Haas © […]

Lenten Devotionals Easter Sunday April 9, 2023

“But the angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid; I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for he has been raised, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples.’” (Matthew 28:5-7) Through the interior work you […]

Lenten Devotionals Saturday April 8, 2023: Love of God

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might.” (Deuteronomy 6:5) Our family eats dinner together as often as possible. We’ve never explicitly made a rule about screens at the table, but we honor this time with our attention and shut down our […]

Lenten Devotionals Friday April 7, 2023: Love of Human Life

“Look, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel,” which means, “God is with us.” (Matthew 1:23) When we consider humanity, we might quickly think of all the atrocities and sins we have committed — our wars, genocide and violence; our degradation and devaluation of our natural environment; our […]

Lenten Devotionals Thursday April 6, 2023: Love of Openness

“We have spoken frankly to you Corinthians; our heart is wide open to you. There is not restriction in our affections, but only in yours. In return – I speak as to children – open wide your hearts also.” (2 Corinthians 6:11-13) I give you the end of a golden string; Only wind it into […]

Lenten Devotionals Wednesday April 5, 2023: Love of Honesty

“So then, putting away falsehood, let all of us speak the truth to our neighbors, for we are members of one another.” (Ephesians 4:25) Years ago, I interviewed for a position as the pastor of a small church. We liked each other, the fit felt good. I advanced to the last meeting between myself and […]

Lenten Devotionals Tuesday April 4, 2023: Love of Respect

“Honor everyone.” (1 Peter 2:17) I’m going to do something weird,” Malak whispered to Katie, her bunkmate on our interfaith immersion trip to Chicago. Malak and Katie were both students at the college I served as chaplain. Neither knew each other well before the trip. Each practiced a religion foreign to the other. Malak slipped […]

Lenten Devotionals Monday April 3, 2023: Love of Self

“Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love.” (1 John 4:7-8) 1 John speaks to us of God’s love in poetic words and addresses us, the readers, as “Beloved.” Love […]

Lenten Devotionals Sunday April 2, 2023: Love of Neighbor

“Which of these three was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?” He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” (Luke 10:29) In Luke 10, Jesus tells the parable of the Good Samaritan to interpret what it means to love “your neighbor as yourself.” On the road from Jerusalem to […]

Lenten Devotionals Saturday April 1, 2023: Burdened By Responsibilities

“And on the seventh day God finished the work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all the work that he had done.”  (Genesis 2:2) When I start to feel burdened or overwhelmed by my responsibilities-or overwhelmed-I listen to podcasts and read the books of organizational and productivity gurus.  I […]