Posts in Good News

Small Town Ohio

Small Town Ohio by Betsy Hall “Well, I was born in a small town. And I live in a small town. Probably die in a...

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Pleasant Run Presbyterian Helps Its Neighbors

Pleasant Run Presbyterian Helps Its Neighbors By Betsy Hall We were all shocked and saddened by the recent devastation caused by the “1,000 year flood”...

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Payton's Lemonade Stand

Payton's Lemonade Stand I struggled this week to find “Good News” after losing one of my college friends to cancer, and seeing endless stories of...

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Look Up in Wonder

Look Up in Wonder By Betsy Hall What is wonder?  Anene Nwachukwu defines it like this:  “Wonder means amazement, awe, marvel, astonishing, surprise, we look...

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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You By Barb Furkin I just don’t know if we can say it enough. To all of you who helped...

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The Merry Month of May

The Merry Month of May May Day (May 1) is a holiday rich in history and folklore, celebrating the return of spring! Did you know...

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Slava Ukraini!

Slava Ukraini! How many times have you heard this phrase repeated by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy--or his people--when speaking or demonstrating against the unprovoked attacks...

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Be the Hope

Be the Hope In Rev. Barb Tesorero’s sermon on Sunday, she ended with “be the hope.”  Her message resonated with me after she likened events...

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It's the Little Things

It's the Little Things As Latanya Devaughn proves, sometimes it’s the little things that make all the difference.  What small gesture can you do today...

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All Glory to God

All Glory to God Did any of you watch the Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day?  Maybe you had “football burnout” after watching the hometown...

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The Story Behind the Twelve Days of Christmas

The Story Behind the Twelve Days of Christmas The true Christmas season actually starts on Christmas Day itself. That’s right: December 25 marks the official...

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Every month seems to have its focal point. In September it’s “back to school.” October activities all point to the very last day of...

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The Armor of God this Veterans Day

The Armor of God this Veterans Day By Marty McCarty, Vice President, Young Life Military As those of us in the U.S. pause this November...

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Mustard Seed Faith

Mustard Seed Faith Most of you who know me know that I am not and have never claimed to be a gardener.  However, faced with...

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Change of Seasons

Change of Seasons One of the advantages of living in the Midwest is the change of seasons we are privileged to enjoy. The sparkle of...

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World Communion Sunday

World Communion Sunday PRP celebrated World Communion Sunday on October 3. But do you know how this global celebration started?  This article from the Presbyterian...

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Water Lilies

Water Lilies When a child learns to swim, one of the first things he or she is taught is how to float, how to relax...

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Let's Celebrate Labor Day

Let's Celebrate Labor Day Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of September. This year, Labor Day is on Monday, September 6th, 2021. In...

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Flowers

Flowers The other day as I dropped one of my friends off at her home, I noticed her beautiful garden. Among a variety of plants...

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Dog Show

Dog Show The other night I found myself watching a piece of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Now, I know – you know –...

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Aaron's Poem

Aaron's Poem By Doris Nell Many years ago my husband Bruce gave me a favorite book mark that read:  “To love God is to know...

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Stay in Your Lane

Stay in Your Lane Over the last year I have heard the phrase “stay in you lane” more than once.  I checked the internet, and...

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Cicadas

Cicadas Cicadas! Let me be clear on this issue: I am not a fan of bugs. They may be interesting, but I would prefer bugs...

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The Choice

The Choice By Doris Nell Church attendance was not a part of my childhood or youth.  However, at Wilmington College, I was required to take...

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The Book of Proverbs - Wise Words for Living

The Book of Proverbs - Wise Words for Living The home page of the PRP website includes three selections for daily devotionals.  Scroll to the...

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One Small Thing

One Small Thing Everything that lives and moves will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you...

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Enough for All

Enough for All As we as a congregation work toward becoming a Matthew 25 church, let us remember and practice one of the tenets:  Dismantling...

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Lent devotional - Good News

Peace doesn't come with power

Peace doesn't come with power Hannah was praying silently; only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard; therefore Eli thought she was drunk....

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Thank Him for People You Know - Good News

Thank Him for the people around you

Thank Him for the people around you We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. 1 Thessalonians 1:2...

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Mardi Gras - Good News

Today is Mardi Gras

Today is Mardi Gras! Many of you are familiar with the significance of Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday—another holiday based on the Christian calendar.  Here...

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Thankful For - Good News

What are you thankful for

What are you thankful for? When you woke up this morning, did you look outside on a beautiful snow-covered world?  Did you have a delicious...

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Where does our mission money go?

Where does our mission money go? Who Does PRP Support? Where Our 1% Mission Money and Special Offerings Were Donated By Kim Cornett, Mission Chair...

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One Woman's Act of Kindness

One Woman's Act of Kindness Georgia student who walked 7 miles to work each day receives new car through woman's act of kindness. By Greg...

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