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Pandemic and Providence: God’s Gracious Warning

By Travis Rymer, elder and associate pastor These are unusual times. As far as I know, these are times not seen in over 100 years in the United States. And yet, they are not unprecedented times in the history of the world, even recent history. For us, we have been spared some severe outbreaks in […]

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Home Worship for Sunday, March 29

Dear Grace Harbor family, As we approach another Lord’s Day,  we will still be unable to gather together as a church body. We’re obviously still the church, and I’ve been so encouraged by the way I’ve heard people trying to do one another spiritual good from a distance. That required distance, however, is keeping us from assembling […]

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Concerns and Hopeful Prayers

Here is Kevin’s letter that went out to the church on March 24th, 2020: Dear Church family, It looks like we’re going to be walking through this trial for a season. It’s not just a physical and financial trial, but one of spiritual deprivation in not being able to meet as a church. As the […]

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Moving Forward as a Church

The following is a letter from the Elders outlining what to expect as we are unable to gather in accordance with the advice of the governing authorities in light of the COVID-19 virus: Dear church, We know this time is filled with a lot of questions. Those questions concern our world, nation, our own work, […]

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Letter from the Elders Regarding Coronavirus and Our March 15th Gathering

In light of the measures being taken to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, please see the following letter from the elders: Dear church, We’ve been listening to those in the medical community and those in authority over us at the state level. Our desire is to care for the flock and our neighbors, both spiritually […]

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Singleness Matters for the Church Mini-Conference

Grace Harbor hosted a mini conference on February 7-8, 2020 titled Singleness Matters for the Church, where Chris James from Mill City Church in Lowell, MA helped us consider God’s plan and purpose for singleness (and marriage).  Here are the recordings of the sessions from this conference.

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How Do You Find the Yeast in a Church’s Teaching?

Jesus commands His disciples in Matthew 16:6, “Watch out and beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees.” Matthew elaborates on that command in verse 12: “Then they understood that He did not tell them to beware of the yeast in bread, but of the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.” As Christians seeking to follow […]

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Making a Happy New Year

Happy New Year! 2017 is gone and 2018 is here. If 2018 is better than 2017, however, it won’t be due to one more rotation of the earth. That doesn’t really make a difference. Taking advantage of this time of year to evaluate our lives and making some healthy changes does. Many people are re-committing themselves […]

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Sunday Morning, October 29th @ 10 AM – Marking the 500th Year Anniversary of the Reformation

October 31st will mark the 500th year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The event isn’t simply a monumental event for the church, but for the history of the western world. Hundreds of thousands of churches and the millions who make them up today have been influenced by this event. It’s an event, however, that was […]

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Foster Care and Adoption Information Night

Throughout the Bible, God calls His people to demonstrate the authenticity of their faith within the context of daily life. One such command, repeated a multiplicity of times, is the command to care for vulnerable children. For example, Isaiah 1:17 says, “…Defend the rights of the fatherless” (HCSB). In the New Testament, the apostle James defines one […]

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