Your Discipleship Covenant | Identity

This fall, we are going to invite you to consider making a Discipleship Covenant as part of our Stewardship season, because we recognize that Stewardship is not meant to simply be about raising funds for the church.  Stewardship at its core is about each of us learning how to be good stewards of this life…

Why I Love the Connectional Church

I am a cradle Presbyterian.  My parent’s met when my dad’s dad was the chair of the Pastor Nominating Committee at Riley Presbyterian Church, which called my mom’s dad to be their new pastor.  I’ve got deep Presbyterian roots on both sides of my family, and might be what one would call a dyed in…

Care Beyond the Boulevard

Katie Sleigh, Chair of HPC’s Outreach Committee, shares about a new ministry HPC has felt called to support – Care Beyond the Boulevard.  The moving van showed up one day in the late 90’s. My two young boys, Andrew and Patrick, were so excited when they discovered that the new family had kids their age….

We Have Good Work to Be Doing

Saturday, we gathered as a congregation out in our barn on a beautiful, cool August evening to worship, to celebrate our partnership with Heartland Camp over these past 10 summer weeks, and to bless our children and educators (and their backpacks) as they are headed back to school this month. Our scripture for Sunday evening…

Mission Accomplished – Mission Trip Day Four

Yesterday was our last work day for our trip, and we hit the ground running at 8:30am, with the hope of finishing as much as we could in the time we had.  We learned early in the day, the group coming in after us had special tiling skills and so were getting pulled to another…

News from Our Little Corner of the World – Mission Trip Day Three

Yesterday morning, we headed back to our work site with our reinforcements in tow and a positive attitude about the work ahead of us.  Two more people on our team meant that we could divide into three work teams at the trailer, which allowed us to get even more done. Here are some highlights from…

Feeling the Love – Mission Trip Day One

Tuesday morning at 10:30am seven of us gathered to head out to Oklahoma City for our 2017 mission trip.  It was a day full of love, welcome and hospitality as we made our way down I-35. To begin with Sharon B. and Gracie made sure we felt some HPC love along our way, by supplying…

The Little Things

Randy Stephens, an HPC Member, wrote this reflection on his first experience of a Sabbath Sunday at HPC in June.  This weekend, we will be having another Sabbath Sunday.  First, join us on Saturday evening, July 8th at 6pm for worship out in our barn and then let that lead you into a time of…

Life All Around

Here is a Sabbath reflection by Cliff Cain, one of Heritage’s members who moved into retirement at the end of last year. I’ve been struggling a little bit with the idea of creating a space for Sabbath as we have approached this first Second Saturday at HPC.  Perhaps it is because I have a good…

#HowWeSabbathHPC

We are getting ready for our first Open Door worship service tomorrow evening (plan to join us – Saturday – June 10th – at 6pm).  We are also getting ready for an experience of Sabbath, which we will all be invited into as we move into Sunday, after our worship service tomorrow evening. We won’t…

The Open Door

This Saturday evening we are doing something new over here at Heritage. For the first time in our church’s 18 year history, the old hay barn on our property will be our place of worship. On Saturday. June 10th. At 6pm. (You should write that down.) The newly formed HPC band will lead us in…