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Ready, Set, Go!

By Christian Fellowship | September 2, 2021 |

When David finished serving for 21 years at Lampeter UM Church in Lancaster PA, he told the congregation that he was “not retiring, but re-firing.” We believed that God was calling us into further ministry and that He would make it clear what He wanted us to do and where He wanted us to go.…

Moments of Gratitude

By Christian Fellowship | June 24, 2021 |

As we release our building at Kings Meadow into the ministries God will expand through it we want to take time to share our moments of when God met us in this space. Below are the stories shared with us throughout the month of June. You can send us your story(s) here. I am grateful…

A House of Bread

By Christian Fellowship | May 24, 2021 |

A word from God given about Christian Fellowship through Dick Iverson in 1983: For this will be a house of bread, says the Lord. It will be a place I will have barns that will store food. The barns will be bigger, stronger. There will be hungry servants of God who will come and say,…

The Epic Journey

By Christian Fellowship | May 10, 2021 |

A word from God given through Gary Dietrich in 2021: Most people would say that life is a journey. Yes, there are probably going to be some obstacles along the way, possibly even some major pitfalls. And even though the headlines declare daily that all is not well with the world, we go from day…

The Pillar of Power

By Christian Fellowship | March 24, 2021 |

A word and vision from God given through Joe Gaboury on January 15, 2021: I saw the church [Christian Fellowship] as having one foundation pillar with four parts. The parts were from brother Bob’s word to Christian Fellowship in the 80’s. It is our pillar of purpose. CF is a house of prayer, a house…

Savor the Ordinary Moments

By Beth Bramstedt | October 5, 2020 |

“She recognized him…” Luke 2:38 In Luke 2 we read of Anna, once a young widow who had devoted her entire life to God. For more than 80 years she served faithfully at the temple, in fasting and prayer, anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Messiah. She desperately longed to meet the Savior of her…

Gentleness in a Culture of Outrage: Book Resources

By Donnie Berry | September 3, 2020 |

This past Sunday, I preached on “Gentleness in a Culture of Outrage.” There are a few books I’ve been reading that have been helpful to me on this subject. If you are wanting to grow in the particular ways that I talked about in the sermon, let me recommend these resources to you. Gentle and…

Letter from Pastor Phil

By Phil Schaefer | May 28, 2020 |

Dear Christian Fellowship Family, As we cautiously re-open our church building in June, we want to keep a certain kind of spirit in our thinking – The spirit of being respectful of different levels of risk tolerance among our members. The key word here is respect. We have consulted with doctors and scientists in our…

Light in the Darkness

By Beth Bramstedt | March 31, 2020 |

“I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will never die.” John 11:25 There is something ominous about darkness – the shadows, the temptations, the grief. Darkness is the place of secrets and the breeding ground for fear. It heightens our senses and magnifies our emotions. Yet darkness is inescapable. It…

Those Strange Old Testament Laws: Part 2

By Donnie Berry | March 18, 2020 |

Just how do we, as Christians, relate to the laws in the Old Testament? Are we supposed to keep them? Some of them? All of them? In my last post I gave a few guiding principles to help us. Today, I want to look at a variety of laws given in Leviticus 19 to help…