Welcome to Peoples Church of Ashburnham, Massachusetts. Adult Sunday School starts at 9:00am. Sunday Worship starts at 10:30am, and is followed with fellowship (and food) downstairs. Tuesday Prayer and Praise begins at 7pm. We look forward to seeing you!
As I write this thinking about the recent loss of my mother-in-law, I’m reminded of the difficult time that many people have during the holidays. While we were spending time with Christy’s dad during Thanksgiving, ten of us went out to have dinner. Upon leaving the restaurant, my son Caleb said, “If Grandma were here, there would have been 11 of us.” There was an empty feeling that was felt by everyone, even a 6 year old boy who’s still trying to figure out the grief associated with losing a loved one. Many people experience loneliness and depression during this
I’ve been stuck on a passage in the Bible for a while. It’s Luke 6:27-36. I won’t quote it all here. But it’s from the Sermon on the Mount and includes sayings of Jesus like, “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you… turn the other cheek.” Take a minute and the read the whole section and ask yourself the question, “Is that me? Do I do that?” I’ve concluded that God still has a lot of work to do with my heart. But as I look around I don’t see a whole
What is your definition of a good church? A place where people can go to worship God and have fellowship with other Christians? A place where people can learn about God and be taught about the truth of the Bible? A place to bring our kids so that they can learn about Jesus and have a solid moral foundation? A place to find friends and a sense of community? A place where we can find a way to serve? Any and all of these definitions are wrapped up in the idea of a “good church.” But there is also something
Some say politics and religion should not be mixed. I say that our faith must inform all of our decisions, including those that relate to politics. Now that the election is over the question we must ask is – What do we do now? The primary answer to that question is: PRAY. In I Tim 2:1-2, Paul writes, “I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone — for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.” Paul tells us that our