Commission on a Way Forward

Some of you may have heard that there are major divisions within The United Methodist Church. These divisions stem from different approaches to homosexuality. Some United Methodists favor gay marriage; others oppose it. Some favor the ordination of “self-avowed, practicing homosexuals”, others oppose it. In response to these strong tensions that threaten to divide our… Continue Reading

Older Adults

Where Did You See God Today? It’s Advent. We’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of the baby Jesus—God in the flesh. But the Bible tells us that God has always been here. In a Disciple Study our leader would ask us, “Where did you see God this as the time passed, we all became more aware… Continue Reading

Climate Care: December 2018 Update

How to Recycle Paper in York County Wonderful Wednesdays “Climate Care/Climate Justice” study considered a number of topics related to climate change and to how we, individually and corporately (i.e. as a congregation), can fight it. One of the sessions was on “Recycling” because of the recent changes in the rules we must follow if… Continue Reading

December 2018 Membership Musings

Membership Musings The Advent Season is upon us, it’s that time in the church year that we anticipate the coming of the Infant Jesus—God’s perfect gift of love to His imperfect world. For far too many days and weeks before Christmas, far too many of us focus on all that we must do, all that… Continue Reading

Barbara A. Gable Memorial Youth Scholarship

Attention All 2019 Aldersgate High School Seniors and Aldersgate Students Currently Enrolled in an Institution of Higher Learning The Barbara A. Gable Memorial Youth Scholarship, a part of the Aldersgate Endowment Fund, is awarded annually to Aldersgate members of our congregation who have been active participants in our youth program and/or the activities of our… Continue Reading

We’re Going Orange

The Children’s Ministry of Aldersgate Church is so excited to be going ORANGE! What does that mean? When Red (the unconditional Love of the Home) is combined with Yellow (The Light of the Church), you get ORANGE. Two combined influences are always stronger than two separate influences. This strategy focuses on the Family and Home…. Continue Reading