Day Camp 2020: Moving Forward
by Josh Cervone on May 26th, 2020
Although we are extremely disappointed, we are announcing the cancellation of Day Camp for 2020. Our Elder Board met over the weekend and made the decision to cancel. We are well aware of the reach and impact of Day Camp within our church and within the larger Galloway community, so we wanted to take a few minutes and explain our thought process for cancelling.As we face the new challenges of life...
Sunday Services Update: New Option
by Rob Thompson on May 14th, 2020
Hello Beacon Family!We love you and miss you all! We're continuing to plan and adjust as new information comes our way. As you may have heard, the officials have given some new direction that applies specifically to churches. Little by little, we're going to be moving toward being back in worship together in our sanctuary. We're not there yet, but we can't wait!We'll be continuing our online servi...
Day Camp in a Pandemic, Part 2
by Josh Cervone on May 13th, 2020
As this pandemic has continued , we have been spending a significant amount of time reevaluating our plans for this upcoming summer, including our plans for Day Camp. If you are reading this, you are likely aware that we have pushed the registration date back twice. We are doing that once more. Registration will now take place on May 29th. It may seem odd that we are again delaying our registratio...
by Rob Thompson on April 19th, 2020
From the very beginning of time itself, God showed his desire to spend time with his people. He walked WITH Adam and Even in the Garden. All throughout the Bible we learn that God calls us to him, to walk WITH him. One day, he will call his followers to heaven, he "will take us to himself". We will be WITH him.James 4:8 says, "Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you." What an incredible ...
Day Camp and the Pandemic
by Josh Cervone on April 16th, 2020
As you are already aware, we have decided to delay registration for Day Camp 2020 until May 15. This is the second registration delay and we wanted to take a moment to explain our reasoning.As a community, state, and nation, we have been facing the challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. It has resulted in our new awareness of terms like social distancing. It has also made it normal for all o...
Connecting at a Distance
by Josh Cervone on April 8th, 2020
Six months ago, none of us had ever heard of social distancing. Now we are all too familiar with it as we are trying to educate our kids at home, attend church on our TVs, and take walks that aren't too close to anyone else. We are in the midst of a strange time. A time that is particularly difficult because we are made by God to live in community and can't do that the same ways that we always ha...
Sermon Recap: April 5, 2020
by Rob Thompson on April 6th, 2020
Pastor Pete – Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020 Holy Week, Starting with Palm Sunday Reminders for Us from Holy Week Luke 19 1. God’s People Praise Him Praise is ALWAYS appropriate for God’s people. Count our blessings. Encourage one another with the glory of God. A grateful heart is an oasis in the storm. Luke 19:38,37 2. Watch That We Don’t Lose Our Way He asks us to be humble servants. Love God, ...
A Look at Psalm 46 in a time of trouble.
by Rob Thompson on April 1st, 2020
A brief look at Psalm 46 in a time of trouble...Click here to read Psalm 461. God's Presence in the midst of our PainVery Present - 1holy Habitation 4God is in the midst 5The Lord is with us - 7, 112. God's Protection in the midst of our Pain.Refuge, 1Help, 1We will not fear, 23. God's Peace in the midst of our Pain.Glad 4Our fortress - 7, 11Be Still- 104. God's Power in the midst of our Pain....
by Rob Thompson on March 31st, 2020
Our Hope Chest Ministry continues in full swing. If you know of someone in need, encourage them to visit on Tuesday morning, 10-11:30am, or Wednesday evening, 5-6pm.If you know of someone who is helping service in this ministry, please tell them a BIG thank you! Let's keep blessing our community! ...
Sermon Recap: March 29, 2020
by Rob Thompson on March 29th, 2020
Basic Reminders in a Time of Trouble... Pastor Pete - March 29, 20201. Things we don't know... Ecclesiastes 11:2-5 Isaiah 55:9 Proverbs 23:5 2. Things we cannot know... Romans 11:33-36 3. Things we can know for certain... ---We have a sovereign God. Numbers 11:21-23 Joshua 11:1-6 ---We have a sovereign God who loves us. Romans 8:35-39 Ephesians 3:16-19 ---He is our helper. Psalm 91, Psalm 46 Is...
Sermon Recap: March 22, 2020
by Rob Thompson on March 22nd, 2020
Hosea 6:1 - Come, let us return to the Lord.1. Come...Isaiah 55:1-2 Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat!Matthew 11:28 – Come to me, all who labor, and I will give you rest.Mark 10:14 – Let the children come to me, do notWhat obstacles prevent us from Coming to him?Prostituting ourselves - put (oneself or one's talents) to an unworthy or corru...