Connecting Our Community Under The Canopy of Christ
Welcome to the ANE District's new publication called "Know Your Neighbor"! This publication is designed to give you some intimate information about the many churches within our large district. It is intended to be a fun way of sharing a part of their story as we all are called to continue the work of Jesus. Enjoy!
Connecting Our Community Under The Canopy Of Christ
Schuylkill is located at 347 Sweet Arrow Drive, Pine Grove, PA.
Pastor: Richard Hoffman
Church School: 42
Get to Know Us!
What is your congregation most passionate about?
A: Proclaiming and preserving Biblical values, believing in Bible is the infallible Word of God, and practicing it. Jesus Christ is the only means of salvation.
What ministry excites you most?
A: Musical Ministry - especially southern style Gospel.
How would you describe your congregation?
A: A concerned and giving congregation. One who prays for our needs, as well as, local, national, and worldwide needs.
If you were not in your community, what would be missing?
A: We provide a substantial yearly amount of funds for a vital Children's Christian Ministry in our community.
What are your congregation's five favorite hymns or choruses?
A: *The Old Rugged Cross*Because He Lives*Love Lifted Me*Great Is Thy Faithfulness*We're Marching to Zion
What do people say they like best about your church?
A: We are cordial and friendly congregation. We try to assist when there's a need.
If someone was to ask you to tell them about your congregation's vision for ministry, what would you tell them?
A: Time is of the essence to reach the lost for Jesus Christ. His return could be any time now.
What mission efforts has your congregation been involved in recently?
A: Special offerings received recently for: Independent Church of India, COBYS, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Brethren Mission Fund, and numerous others.
Share a Fun Fact about your church:
A: Our vacation Bible School is held for a week annually in June. It is open to the children in our community.
Describe your youth and young adult ministries:
A: We have very good Youth Advisors who give their best to reach out to others. The response is sometimes poor, but they press on.
What is the title of a book or video series that your congregation has recently used and would suggest to other congregations/small groups?
A: The DVD Collection "Left Behind" with Kirk Cameron, Brad Johnson...
What is a favorite or well loved food at your congregational meal events? Is there a special recipe that you can share for this food?
A: Macaroni 'N Cheese; Dessert: Banana Split (not the ice cream).
What is your congregation's favorite annual event?
A: Our Christmas Eve Service-- Vocal, Instrumental music, readings ending with a candle lighting service.
In what way has ANE assisted your church?
A: Encouraging us and providing ample opportunities for growth and spiritual enrichment.