Friday, March 20, 2009

Star Power

According to one Welshman, Americans are too hung up on personalities, whether they be athletes, politicians, or theologians...more

The Body of Christ and Disability

"The Body of Christ and Disability" will focus on "How to lovingly care for families touched by disability or chronic illness in the local church". The workshop will be Saturday April 4, from 9 am - 12:30 pm and will include a panel discussion and small groups for family members, children's ministry workers, and for church and parish teams. See the brochure at or email Kristen at for more information.

Vision Night

Tonight is Vision Night! I have viewed the multi-media presentations that will be given tonight and can attest that you will be edified and entertained. Each commission - Kingdom Discipleship, City Outreach, and Global Outreach - will give a multi-media presentation. The Trustees will also present a report, as will the Capital Campaign committee.

The presentations begin at 7:15 and end at 8:30. Phil will conduct the meeting and promises to end on time.

If you signed up for supper, it begins at 5:45. Of course, come when you are able.

See you tonight!

Internet Ups and Downs

Our internet connection was down this morning. We, as you can see, are now back up.

Aupare Needed

Stuart Bullington and his family have recently moved to Havertown to begin a ministry to international students with ISI in Philadelphia. They have a 4 year old child with Down's syndome and 3 newly adopted children since November from the Ukraine that speak Russian. They recently moved from Hong Kong where they were missionaries. They are looking for someone that they could hire to help with child care for 6-8 hours a day. They also have a large bedroom available if the person would want to live with them. Contact Stuart at 484-326-7569 or .

Thursday, March 19, 2009

From Vanessa Fiori

OPEN HOUSE: You are invited to attend an Open House at Westerly Learning Center, on Saturday, March 28th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Westerly Learning Center is a ministry of Westerly Road Church and offers enrichment programs for homeschooled students in grades K-9. Classes meet Tues., Wed., and Thurs., from 9:30 am-12:00 pm and 12:30 pm-3:00 pm for 32 weeks (Sept. – May). The Open House will include a panel discussion entitled, “Make Homeschooling Work for You; How Westerly Learning Center can Help.” Come meet our teachers and students and learn about our programs. We are located at:
Westerly Road Church Learning Center25 Westerly RoadPrinceton, NJ 08540
For further information, please contact Kim Torquato, Director of WLC at 609-683-1430
or Email us or visit us on the web. Refreshments will be served.

Car Seat Needed

Does anyone have a relatively new infant car seat (less than 4 years old) they would be willing to let us borrow or have for our baby due in early May? We are expecting our 4th and don't have our old seat anymore. If so, please email me at or call 856.439.6327.

Amy Delgado

Welcome, John!

Steven and Karen Lengkeek are pleased to announce the birth of John Thomas last Friday, March 13.

Wilderness Exhibit

Press from the Bridgette Mayer Gallery
March 2009

This month we have welcomed a new artist to the program, Philadelphia painter, Keith Crowley. His exhibition, Wilderness, (ends March 28) has been a source of delight and excitement for those who came out to his packed opening, and others that have stopped in to see the show. It was recently featured as one of the Metro's top five things to see in Arts & Culture in Philadelphia.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery
Washington Square
709 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

P: 215.413.8893 (includes picture and profile of Keith)

Psalm 14

Psalm 14
1 The fool says in his heart,
“There is no God.”
They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds,
there is none who does good.

I continue to pray through the Psalms. Today is based on Psalm 14. To read the prayer, click here.

Car for Sale

Aaron and Shaun Snethen are selling a car:

1997 Nissan Maxima
175,000 miles
Runs well, new brakes, new tires
Interested buyers can call Aaron's cell phone (856)313-5471

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The New Calvinism

According to Time magazine, the "New Calvinism" is one of the ten ideas changing the world right now...more

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Phil Knows Art

Phil has flown to Wheaton College today to participate in the dedication of the school's art building. Phil is a member of the school's board.

Patrick's Confessions

"I, Patrick, a sinner, the rudest and the least of all the faithful" - and so St. Patrick begins his Confessions. Sample a page or two...more

Monday, March 16, 2009

Vision Night

This Friday (March 20) is Tenth's Vision Night and Congregational Dinner. This evening will not only provide an opportunity for congregational fellowship, but it will also be a time when we are reminded of our common vision as a church and encouraged by the work that God is doing in us and through us. This Vision Night program will begin at 7:10 pm and be finished by 8:30 pm.

The evening will be concluded with dessert and Maranatha's Dessert Auction. The Congregational Dinner will begin at 5:45 pm. If you would like to attend the dinner, please RSVP to Nancy Hala ( or 215.735.7688).We look forward to seeing you on Friday.

Urban Family Council Banquet

Paul Tripp will be the guest speaker for the Urban Family Council Spring Fundraising Banquet, March 26. For information about attending, click here.

Philip Carter

We received notice from the Dean of PBU's School of Music and Performing Arts that Philip Carter is a First-Place winner in their annual Outstanding Young Christian Artist Competition. First-Place winners of the competition will be featured at the Concerto Jubilee Concert with the PBU Symphony Orchestra at 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 8. A pre-concert chat with the conductor, Joseph Caminiti, and the student winners, will begin at 7:15 p.m. in the Masland Learning Resource Center (Library).

To purchase tickets, call the Music Office at 215.702.4329.

Reflecting God's Glory

This past Saturday was Dori Baggs' last time as director of the Sparrows ministry. Appropriately, she was the speaker on the subject of "Reflecting God's Glory." To read what she had to say to young girls on this subject, as well as see resources, click here.

Cry of the Soul

Cry of the Soul Seminar at COS

March 28 from 8:30 am - 1 pm
Cost $25.00

Using the Psalms, Tremper Longman, co-author of the book with this title, will take us on a journey through some of our difficult emotions and reactions to help us see God's heart. Join us to learn how to more deeply connect with God and to help others do the same.

Register online at or by completing a registration form. Deadline to register online or for the office to receive payment is March 25.

Cinderella's Glass Slipper

Delaware County Christian School invites you to the elementary faculty production of Cinderella's Glass Slipper. The shows are in DeMoss auditorium on Friday, March 20th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, March 21st at 1:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Tickets are $5.00 each. Come see our very own Mrs. Kimberly Wynne!

DCCS Open House

Delaware County Christian School invites you to an open house on Tuesday, March 17th, 7-9pm. Come tour the campuses and engage in a panel discussion. DC's missions is to educate students who will serve God and impact the world through biblical thought and action.

DC's vision for the future is to be an exemplary, diverse Christian school community (PreK-12) that excels in college preparatory studies immersed in a biblical worldview. Strategic partnerships with parents, churches and colleges will support efforts to develop students' unique gifts and abilities to their highest potential for the glory of God. Exceptional campus facilities will include technology for the 21st Century. A faculty of committed and empowered scholar mentors will nurture, challenge and equip students. Being rooted in Christ, thinking biblically and critically, and achieving holistic excellence, students will become transformational leaders for Christ and His kingdom in the Philadelphia area and around the world.

For more information, call 610-353-6522 or visit