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Extreme Weather Response Efforts

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, We join together to pray for those in the path of Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Helene, and Tropical Storm Isaac as well as those responding locally and globally. Here are ways to help via UMCOR (United Methodist Committee On Relief):https://www.umcor.org/umcor/resources/news-stories/2018/august/umcor-responds-to-current-disasters-arou...

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Special Sunday - Books 4 Kids!

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, I'm writing earlier than usual this week because I have special news to share with you. Please take a moment to read this message. On Monday several teachers from our church shared on Facebook about a campaign to sponsor children in their classrooms so that all their students can get books to keep, read, and love at home. Without such...

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The Meaning of Our Labor

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, I'm so excited to be back with you in worship this Sunday! We kick off a new series on the prophet Micah. This weekend we'll take a look at the meaning of our labor - a timely message for Labor Day weekend. Join us as we consider what the Lord requires of us. I'll share with you a simple prayer that can transform how you view your dai...

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Thank you, Spry Church

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, Thank you for your prayers for our family after the death of Molly's grandmother Norma. We are so grateful for the love and support of our church family. It has been said that faith doesn't make life easier; faith makes us stronger. I know that to be true. Suffering, death, grief, and other challenges are part of life for all of us. Th...

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An Invitation

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, Over the last several months we've been working on a Welcome Video for our church. These days the internet is like the front door of a church - many people read about a church online before coming and what they see likely determines whether they choose to come or not. Because reaching new people is such an important part of our mission...

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This Weekend at Spry...Exciting Times!

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, Outdoor movie night is TONIGHT! The fun starts at 7:30 with free snacks and refreshments. Bring a chair or blanket, and join us for the hit movie Paddington 2! It's a film people of all ages can enjoy. Also, remember to invite a friend - a neighbor, co-worker, family member, etc. This is a great opportunity for us to connect with our c...

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Who Are We?

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, This Sunday is going to be a great time of worship! We will receive 7 new adult members and celebrate 2 adult baptisms. The message will deal with the question, "Who are we, really?" Have you ever wondered that? Are you just what you do (your job, your role, etc.), or is your identity rooted in something deeper? These are important qu...

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Flood Buckets

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, With all the rain we've had this week, flooding is a problem in some areas throughout York County. Here's a special announcement about a way that we can help: Mission Central is a resource center for disaster response and mission outreach located in Mechanicsburg and led by the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church. Mi...

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Your Extraordinary Generosity

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, Thank you for your extraordinary generosity! In so many ways, you are such a generous church. One recent example is our Summer Missions Offering. The combination of the VBS offering and other designated gifts set a Summer Missions Offering record last week in support of "The Shoe That Grows." As a result, we far exceeded our goal of 10...

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Picnic and Carnival This Sunday!

Dear Spry Church Family and Friends, We've had an AMAZING week at Vacation Bible School 2018! Thank you so much for your support - donations, volunteers, and especially prayers. The kids have learned about the adventure of a lifetime in following Jesus. I heard a number of comments from parents, grandparents, and kids alike saying how much they appreciated our church offe...

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