Posts Tagged ‘ministry’

11th Annual CE Golf Tournament

March 1st, 2023 No comments

You’re invited to the 11th Annual CE Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 11, 2023. Your investment in this event supports the mission of Christian Endeavor to Empower Youth IN Ministry.
Enjoy 18 holes of golf, contests & prizes, door prizes, hot lunch, and other goodies throughout the day.
We are offering a double shotgun, 8 AM and 2 PM, for you to choose from.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
Find all information and registration at
Hope to see you there!

Unto Open House (humanitarian ministry of Cru)

June 10th, 2022 No comments

Jeff & Kelly Sammons are hosting an open house at the Unto Global Logistics Center at 1506 Quarry Rd in Mount Joy. Tentative tour times are 6:00 and 6:45.

Unto works with Cru missionaries around the world to enhance their ministry with humanitarian aid. The aid is received, packed, and then shipped from the logistics center. We are always in need of volunteers of all ages and abilities. Come see how individuals, families, and groups can get involved or how you can partner with the Sammons as they join Unto as missionary staff. Please call or text Kelly Sammons at 717-669-7902 with questions or to let us know you’re coming. We are providing a light supper.

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Global Disciples Book Release Party

April 14th, 2022 No comments

It’s time to celebrate the new book, “ORDINARY DISCIPLES, EXTRAORDINARY INFLUENCE: Stories to Fuel a Life of Unshakeable Faith,” by Galen Burkholder and Brother Tefera!

This drop-in style reception offers…

✔️ light refreshments,

✔️ storytelling by the authors,

✔️ and a book signing.

Grab a friend or two and join us.

April 21, 6pm-8pm ET | Supply Manheim

280 S. Oak Street, Manheim, PA 17545

Word of Encouragement-Ministry

February 9th, 2021 No comments

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Word of Encouragement is Ministry.

To have a ministry is to have some form of service that meets people’s needs for the glory of God.

Many times, we might think of pastors and evangelists as having ministries. But there are others in the body of Christ with a vibrant ministry too, such as greeters, worship leaders, small group leaders, and the set-up crew.

In the early church, Tabitha helped the poor by making clothing.  Barnabas had a ministry of encouragement. Epaphras was faithful in prayer. Aquila and Priscilla had the ministry of hospitality as they opened their home to believers for times of worship.

Effective ministry reflects the attitude of Christ. The Apostle Paul wrote in Second Corinthians 5:18 that God “reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation.”

Find encouragement in the ministry that God entrusts to you in the Year of Endurance.

John Shirk

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Relationship-Building Principle-Teamwork

April 28th, 2015 No comments

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Relationship-Building Principle comes from Luke 10:1.

“The Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go.”

In sending these seventy-two followers to various places, they would prepare the way for Jesus’ appearance to their communities. Jesus sent them out in pairs. Very rarely in the New Testament do we see followers of Jesus working solo. There is value to teamwork.

With teamwork, there is accountability. If one person starts to stray from sound doctrine or in their behavior, a teammate can help them get back on track. One person can help another person gain perspective.

With teamwork, there is also support. Sometimes, discouragement causes us to feel like giving up on what we started, but a teammate can serve as a supportive friend to help us press on in those discouraging moments.

There is also greater joy in sharing ministry with a teammate. When the seventy-two returned from their assignments, they came to Jesus with joy over what God had done through their outreach.

Teamwork is a vital relationship-building principle to take to heart in the Year of Connection.

John Shirk