From the Pastor (March 2018)

I’m writing this on Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Lenten Season in the Christian year. By the time you are reading this we will probably be in the second week of Lent. I pray you are taking time to use the daily devotional you received at church and praying...

From the Pastor (February 2018)

We, your pastors and Church Council, have designated 2018 to be a year of prayer at Aldersgate. (Of course, every year should be, but we want to put special emphasis on it this year.) I pray you are enjoying and benefiting from the book, Draw the Circle: The 40 Day...

From the Pastor (November 2017)

Although it’s something we should be doing all year, and many do, in November our thoughts turn to giving thanks. The Apostle Paul wrote, “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be...

From the Pastor (October 2017)

This month’s article may be a bit different because I’m just going to share some random thoughts I had when I came across my first sighting of Christmas decorations in a store on September 12 before I even saw any leaves changing color on the trees. I hope you don’t...

From the Pastor (September 2017)

During the summer I read the book “Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge” by Mark Batterson. I used it as part of my daily devotionals and it was a great reminder for me of the importance of prayer in all that we do as individuals and as a church. The general...