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Pentecost Means Power

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, We have exciting plans for this weekend, and I hope you'll join us! This Sunday is Pentecost, the day we remember and celebrate the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the early disciples of Jesus and the birthday of the worldwide Christian Church. We encourage people to wear red to church because the color red represents the fire of the ...

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Signs of New Life

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, I want to share how thankful I am for you, Spry Church. Last week in worship we heard a powerful testimony shared by someone from our church family. Many, including me, were moved to tears by her words. As she shared about her journey through some very difficult times, she said: "This church saved my life." Anyone there to hear her sto...

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Call to Prayer

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, I hope you are enjoying this beautiful weather! This week I'm sending out my update early because I want to remind you about an event scheduled for tomorrow. Thursday, May 3 is National Day of Prayer. Our Sanctuary will be open for a prayer vigil from 6am to 6pm. We will provide prayer guides with written prayers for you to reflect on ...

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Yard Sale, Music, and More

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, This weekend is our spring yard sale: Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday 8am to 1pm. There will be thousands of items for sale, including food. My favorite is the chicken corn soup. :) This is a great event for our church and community, and all proceeds support mission work locally, nationally, and internationally. Elisabeth von Trapp, from ...

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Spring Yard Sale is Coming!

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, We are gearing up for our spring yard sale, which takes place April 27-28. The hours are Friday, April 27 from 8am-6pm and Saturday, April 28 from 8am-1pm. This is a great event for our church and community, and all proceeds support mission work locally, nationally, and internationally. Elizabeth von Trapp, from the family whose story...

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Community Connections

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, Exciting news! This year our Easter Missions Offering supports the work of Covenant House York for homeless teens and victims of human trafficking in our community. The offering totals $2,023 - thank you for your generosity! Your giving makes a difference. Also, lot 4 (by our soon-to-open Community Youth Center) was paved this week an...

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Still Easter

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, Happy Easter! Easter has come, but it hasn't gone. We are now almost a week into The Great 50 Days (or Eastertide), the period between Easter Sunday and Pentecost. It's an important reminder that Easter is not just one day on the calendar; it's a season. And, as our own Mitch Hescox likes to remind us, we are Easter people. That means ...

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Holy Week and Easter

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, We're anticipating a joy-filled Easter at Spry Church and we want you to be a part of it. Could you bring friends and family to hear the amazing news we all have to share? Our worship times are -Holy Thursday with Communion and optional footwashing, March 29 at 7 pm (Sanctuary) -Good Friday, March 30 at 7 pm (Sanctuary) -Easter Eve...

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Palm Sunday and Holy Week

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, What a way to mark the official start of spring, with 12 plus inches of snow! Well, we are not going to let the weather stop us. Our Easter Egg Extravaganza will go on in spite of the "spring" snowstorm! This Saturday, March 24, at 11am is the time and our church is the place. We will have a short program in Fellowship Hall followed by...

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More People, More Parking

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, I hope you are having a good week. Here's some news for our church to celebrate: over the next 2 Sundays, we will receive 17 new members (plus children)! We also have 14 youth going through Confirmation, and they will be received as full members of our church on May 20. Praise God! It's great to see the progress being made on the expa...

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