Transition

Good Morning,   Pastor Joseph and I had a wonderful transition day yesterday.  He is ready and capable to be your pastor.  I noticed that he has a wonderful mind and you will appreciate that after me.  I hope all of you are looking forward to worship on Sunday.  Give him a good welcome.  …

From Pastor Dick

Good Morning,   The May Newsletter will be assembled this morning at 9:45 a.m.  If you read this before than we could use your help.   This Sunday will be my last Sunday Worship and I look forward to seeing all of you in church.  The Lord has been good to me in allowing me…

Hills Church News

Good Morning, Tomorrow evening, Friday, April 16th fourteen people from the church will be attending the High School play, “You Can’t Take It With You”. One of our own, Rachel Hill, is in this comedy production. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets can be purchased at the door. If you care to join…

Good News!

Good Morning, What a wonderful Easter!  It all began with 78 worshipping out doors for the sunrise service.  Over 100 for breakfast.  and over 100 for Easter Communion Services.  My heartfelt thanks to all who helped. Best of all the news was good.  The Lord has risen!  Guess what?  This Sunday we still worship the…

April 1

Good Morning, It is to be a beautiful warm and perfect day out there and that’s not an April Fool’s joke. I hope all of you will gather with us this evening to remember an important day in the History of Christianity.  This Maundy Thursday we will gather in the Steele Fellowship Hall for a…

Palm Sunday

Good Morning, Last evening we held the last mid-week cluster Lenten Service.  Thanks to all who donated refreshments and helped set up and make Hills church friendly. Sunday the choir will do their Easter Cantata as we worship together on this Palm Sunday.  I hope and pray that all of you make this Holy Week…

Another beautiful day

Good Morning, Another beautiful day and we have flowers blooming in the garden, which gives us evidence of new life.  As we approach Easter those blooms help us to remember the new life we receive through Jesus Christ. Last evening we continued our cluster worship at First UCC in Harrison City.  Next Wednesday we will…

Spring is Just a Week Away!

Good Morning,   Thank you to all of you who attended the Cluster Mid-week Lenten Service in Apollo last evening.  You are to be commended for your dedication and willingness to travel a little further and find a parking place.    Only two more mid-week services and we will be in Holy Week.  Sunrise Service…

From Pastor Dick

Good Morning, It difficult to believe but last evening we had our third Mid-week Lenten Service.  There are only three more before we begin Holy Week.  Next Wednesday we will be worshiping at First UCC in Apollo.  The Rev. John Titus, Interim Pastor at First UCC in Harrison City will bring the message. I encourage…

From Pastor Dick

Good Morning, No snow yet this morning, but the weather report doesn’t look very good. I trust by Sunday everything will be cleared up. Attendance last Sunday was pretty good and I was glad to see so many of you. This morning we will be assembling the newsletter and if you can help it will…

Lent Has Begun

Good Morning, The Lenten Season has begun.  Fourteen attended the Ash Wednesday Lenten Service.  I trust that the weather will be better and more will attend the next mid-week service, which will be at First UCC, in Harrison City. Our parking lot is plowed and the sidewalks are clear, so we are ready for Sunday…

Calendar Update

Just a quick note to let everyone know that the Bible Study for tomorrow, Feb. 16th is canceled due to School Delays and snow.  We are planning on Ash Wednesday Lenten Service Wednesday evening, Feb. 17th.  The Bible Study for next Tuesday is still on. Keep safe and God bless, Pastor Dick