Why I Give as I Do

It’s not the only reason, but certainly one of the reasons I give as I do is because of the Board of Missions. This summer I was fortunate to go on three church mission trips. Twenty-three of us went to Camp Alkulana on May 20. Eleven went to Nickelsville, VA from...

Family Mission Connections

Mission Opportunities for Children & Families Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in Chapel Hall (children from choir will join at 6:45) The activities will be to foster a closer partnership with our Micah Initiative partner, Oak Grove Elementary School. Please bring a...

Finding a Passion and Purpose

One of the functions of the church is to stimulate passion and purpose in the life of its members. There are many different ways in which that can occur: study, worship, fellowship, projects, etc. Last week a few of us on the staff identified a rather unusual action...

The $500 Challenge

What if somebody handed you a check for $500 and said, “do something good with this”?  What would you do?  What if that somebody was your church?  That’s exactly what happened to members of Chicago’s LaSalle Street Church.  In September, 320 of...

Youth Mission Tour Day 2

For the next few days, we’ll spend some time talking about each work group on this blog – painting, the A-team (manual labor group; they named themselves the A Team after the popular 1980s TV show), and the group working with children at the Nicholtown...