Life Together | Whitney Rodden

Each month we will be sharing the testimony of one member of our community’s experience of and commitment to our life together. This month’s story comes from Whitney Rodden. We are not meant to be self-sufficient. We are meant to live this life together. I grew up on a farm in Plattsburg, Missouri, a town…

The Hands that Cleanse

15 After entering the temple, he threw out those who were selling and buying there. He pushed over the tables used for currency exchange and the chairs of those who sold doves. 16 He didn’t allow anyone to carry anything through the temple. 17 He taught them, “Hasn’t it been written, My house will be called a…

The Hands that Pray

Early in the morning, well before sunrise, Jesus rose and went to a deserted place where he could be alone in prayer.  Mark 1:35 This Lent, we are studying the Hands of Christ and their activity in the world, to learn more about how we are called to use our created-in-the-image-of-God hands. This week, as…

Life Together | Mark Wardle

WE ARE NOT MEANT TO BE SELF-SUFFICIENT What are the reasons we become committed to a particular organization or activity? There are several different answers to this question, but to me the one that has the greatest impact is a sense of belonging. Many people go through life longing to be a part of something…

Life Together | Stu Ervay

Each month we will be sharing the testimony of one member of our community’s experience of and commitment to our life together. This month’s story comes from Stu Ervay. WE ARE NOT MEANT TO BE SELF-SUFFICIENT I’m pretty old now, which means I grew up as an American boy influenced by radio and television shows…

Life Together | Jimmy Dunn

Each month we will be sharing the testimony of one member of our community’s experience of and commitment to our life together. This month’s story comes from Jimmy Dunn. Before I say much about my story, Heritage has changed my life in so many ways I can’t count them all. Here at Heritage I am…

Under the Bethlehem Star

Join us this advent as we gather underneath the Bethlehem star to remember that we belong to God and that we belong to one another. Use this Advent Devotional in your homes to ground you/your family’s experience of this meaningful season. This year, we held an advent Jesse tree workshop, where people had the chance…

Life Together | Jeannette Rice

Hear a powerful story of the way God calls and provides shared this month by Jeannette Rice. She will take you back to her childhood in Kentucky as she shares about the faithfulness of her father, family and a small congregation in a little Kentucky hallow.

Life Together | Tom Ewing

Each month we will be sharing the testimony of one member of our community’s experience of and commitment to our life together. This month’s story comes from Tom Ewing.

#frontyardpeople

If I stand in the middle of our church parking lot, on a beautiful night, like the one we just had last night – the sun is setting, the cicadas are singing, there is a breeze in the air – and I manage to stop long enough – to not dive into my car and…

Blessing of the Animals

Guest Blogger: Ronda Welander “If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.”  –  Francis of Assisi Thomas of Celano was a member of Francis of Assisi’s  religious order and he knew him personally….

Back to school at HPC

Guest blogger: Lindsey Douglas It is a special time of year… a time of new beginnings for children starting back to a new school year. There are a significant number of children that aren’t having the feeling of anticipation and excitement of a new school year. Perhaps they are anxious about not having the teacher…