Virtual Life Groups

  During this time of crisis, when we are ordered to be more isolated, physically distanced from one another, we want to explore the possibility of forming Virtual Life Groups for those who aren’t already involved in a Life Group of some sort. Though many people in our church family...

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We Can Rest

  Dear Church Family and Community,   In the last few weeks, we have grown accustomed to words like quarantine, isolation, and “distancing.” We have bemoaned the loss of our routines. We have been reminded that our value must not be found in how busy we are, or even in...

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Journeying Together While Apart

  Dear Church Family and Community,   In prayer and consultation with the Church Board and Staff, we have collectively decided to adopt the following temporary policies for Harrisburg Brethren in Christ (HBIC): We will suspend ALL public gatherings and meetings through April 18th. The Church Board and Staff in...

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We Are Held

  Dear Church Family and Community,   I pray this finds you all doing well, and keeping safe. Like many of you, I find myself trying to both stay on top of all the news regarding this international health pandemic, while also trying not to be overwhelmed by it all....

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A Taste of Heaven on Earth

  Dear Church Family and Community,   I remember the conversation, like it was yesterday. Only it happened years ago, and with a friend who has always been more of a brother to me. I was trying to convince my friend (and probably myself) that if people could only judge...

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Even to the Ends of the Earth

  Dear Church Family and Community,   One of my favorite HBIC traditions is the Mosaics Meal. Every February, we gather as a church family to celebrate our ethnic diversity with a meal highlighted by dishes that represent the people and places represented within our HBIC community. This night of...

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God’s Healing

  Dear Church Family and Community,   I learned years ago that closure often comes not when we pressingly need it, but just through the passing of time. I am also regularly reminded that the healing of our less visible wounds and pains come through time and place. I believe...

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