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News for 02.20.17
 

Lent | 2017

Lent | 2017
This year, Lent begins on Wednesday, March 1.
There are some, in various Christian traditions, that see Lent as an obligatory time of penance and fasting (for example, the Roman Catholic tradition binds Christians between the age of 14 and 60 to pursue fasting and abstinence during this time).
At SLPC, we do not highlight this season of Lent to ...
 
News for 02.15.17
 

Agora Institute Lecture

Springton Lake is pleased to host the Agora Institute in fellowship hall on Wednesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. Naomi Schaefer Riley, a magna cum laude graduate from Harvard  University, will be speaking on the subject: Childhood Interrupted: How We Can Raise Happier Healthier Kids With Less Technology. This event will be hosted by Andy ...
 
News for 02.08.17
 

Jubilee 2017

Jubilee 2017
For the fourth consecutive year, SLPC is teaming up with the CCO to take students and young adults to experience the Jubilee conference in Pittsburgh, PA on Friday, February 17 - Sunday, February 19.
The conference is fun. There's no doubt about that - we engage and interface with thousands of other college students, ministry workers, young ...
 
News for 01.16.17
 

God at Work

God at Work Testimony
Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, January 15, 2017
by Elizabeth Kramp
I never wanted to be a nurse, in fact I hardly ever considered it. In high school my mother gently suggested I go on to nursing school. I was always strong in math and science and at the time there was a nursing shortage; I would be able to get a job. I ...
 
News for 01.03.17
 

Cityteam - Secret Santa


Secret Santa is a children’s event, organized by Mark and Sherry Ottinger, that SLPC, other churches and friends provide for the children in the Cityteam Chester community. Each December, a Christmas boutique of donated gift items is set up in a festive setting for the children to shop (free) for their mothers/caregivers. This event was born ...
 
News for 12.15.16
 

Sunday School Reopens January 8!

Sunday School is on break Christmas Day and New Years Day, and will reopen on January 8, 2017.
Classes for all ages are open on Sunday mornings from the first Sunday after Labor Day in September through the last Sunday in May.  All classes meet at 9:00 a.m. right before our Sunday worship service.   Child care is provided in our nursery ...
 
News for 11.23.16
 

Advent 2016

 
Advent is that season in the Christian calendar when we contemplate the true meaning of Christ’s Mission. Advent comes from a Latin word meaning “the coming.” Our theme this year will be Announced by Angels – when 2000 years ago God sent to this planet His angelic servants to announce to Zechariah, Mary, Joseph and the shepherds, “the coming” ...
 
News for 11.19.16
 

Building Dedication Celebration

As our Building For The Future Project comes to an end, it is right that we celebrate what God has done!  Join us downstairs for an evening of dessert fellowship (for high school age and above) - and a concert featuring music by Eric Marshall - on Saturday, November 19 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Then join us for worship in our new sanctuary the next ...
 
News for 09.24.16
 

All Camp Day

All Camp Day
ALL CAMP DAY Fall Festival!!
for Camp Treasure Island Families and friends
all ages: infant -adult!
October 22, 2016
10:00AM - 1:30PM
Join us for a celebration of Camp Treasure Island, Fall and More...
Shellina Marshall, CTI Director: children@slpca.org; (610) ...
 
News for 09.14.16
 

Community Good: Mini-Conference

Community Good Mini-Conference
Sex, Drugs, and Relationships - Hard Questions and Honest Answers
 

 
We live in a world where the next generation (children, teens, and young adults) is flooded with anxiety, suicide, depression and the like. Building a relationship with them and knowing how to talk to your children, teens, and young adults ...
 
News for 09.10.16
 

1 & 2 Thessalonians: A Sermon Series

We begin a new series on the importance of the local church - and the ministry God has called and equipped His Church to share with a lost and hurting world.  What is our vision for SLPC?  How is our vision best lived out and communicated?  And what is my part in this great adventure of serving the Head of the Church, the Lord Jesus Christ, until ...
 
News for 08.26.16
 

Tel Hai 2016

Welcome Back Weekend
September 16-18
Your student is invited alongside other middle school and high school students from Springton Lake to come together for their annual fall retreat, September 16-18.
Students become more and more burdened and wearied by their schooling and programs. During this retreat we will focus on the idea that Christ ...
 
News for 07.20.16
 

Springton Leaks: Jonah 1

We are given a short amount of time in any given week to preach from the Word during our worship service. Even in this forum, there’s only so much space. The hope is that this might be a ministry for Christ’s people at SLPC as we continue to explore Jonah’s story in order to know our own.


This past Sunday, we hit a sensitive topic when we ...
 
News for 07.06.16
 

Jonah: A July Sermon Mini-Series

When we open our Bible to the prophets, we are confronted with stark realities about who the God of Israel is contrasted with our perceptions of who He is. We are also brought face-to-face with questions about what it means to be a created being before the very face of a creative God. During the last three Sundays in July, we will take a look at ...
 
News for 06.17.16
 

Dominican Republic Mission Trip 2016

Dominican Republic Mission Trip
June 21 – 29, 2016
The Lord Jesus gave us a Great Commission to “go into all the world and preach the gospel.”  We have been blessed with an opportunity to partner with Proclamation and Christ the King in continuing this work of telling people about Jesus Christ.
Four high school students - Ethan H., Caitlin H., ...
 
News for 06.11.16
 

Camp Treasure Island Postponed!




Come tour our new building where CTI will come alive next summer: 
August 7-11, 2017!

Take a walk through our new sanctuary, new classrooms, fellowship hall, backyard, new playgrounds and our CTI Treasure Ship
built just for you!!

Enjoy games, crafts, activities and a "moon bounce"
as we barbecue on our new lawn!!


Looking forward to seeing you ...
 
News for 04.06.16
 

Scott Orthey's Thoughts on Jess Archer's Book

Scott Orthey's Thoughts on Jess Archer's Book
Finding Home with the Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Billy Graham: A Memoir of Growing Up Inside the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Hebrews 13:14
For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come.
A timeless truth voiced two thousand years ago that stitches a familiar fabric in the tapestry of our shared human condition ...
 
News for 03.04.16
 

Easter Festival

Easter Festival
All children grade 5 and younger are invited to a morning of fun at our Annual Easter Festival on March 26 from 10:00-11:00 AM!

Come hear a story about Jesus, enjoy games, fellowship, music and find eggs during our Hunt. All here at Springton Lake Church!
Parents are encouraged to stick around for the fun, take pictures and enjoy coffee and ...
 
News for 03.03.16
 

A Book Recommendation for March

Jess Archer, daughter of Rick and Becki Marshall, has written a book about her own journey of faith. This is a great opportunity to learn more about her and our pastor - you can purchase the book directly from the publisher by going here.
Donna Narron, our Office Administrator writes,
Sensitive and tender-hearted Jess Archer spent her childhood ...
 
News for 02.15.16
 

Jubilee!

Jubilee!
This week (February 19-21), our students and young adults will take a bus with students and staff from Williamson College of the Trades to the 40th annual CCO Jubilee Conference at the Westin Hotel and Conference Center in Pittsburgh, PA.
The CCO's mission is to serve alongside the local church to call students to serve Jesus Christ with their ...
 
News for 02.09.16
 

SAMSON

SAMSON
Join us this coming April to see the story of Samson come to life at Sight and Sound in Lancaster, PA. Don't know what Sight and Sound is...click HERE to check it out and see why you should join in on the fun.



Are you feeling "tugged" to go?
Here are the Major Details:


Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM (meet at theater - 3 ...
 
News for 01.23.16
 

All Services & Classes Cancelled for Sunday, January 24, 2016

All Services & Classes Cancelled for Sunday, January 24, 2016
As a result of hazardous weather and road conditions, Pastor Rick (in consultation with others) has cancelled our Sunday Worship Service and Classes for Sunday, January 24, 2016.
Please utilize this as an opportunity to contemplate Sabbath rest and what it means when the LORD says, "though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as ...
 
News for 01.22.16
 

SLPC Weather Warnings

SLPC Weather Warnings
Due to the weekend snowstorm, there will be no Sunday School at 9:00 a.m. this Sunday, January 24. Worship service will begin at 10:00 a.m. Sunday Explorers and Revive will not be held at 10:30 a.m.  Youth Group will be held as scheduled at 4:00 p.m.


If road conditions become severe, the worship service cancellation will be posted on the ...
 
News for 01.06.16
 

Come with us to Jubilee!

Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO) for the past two and a half years to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to Delaware County Community College (DCCC) and Penn State - Brandywine (PSU-Brandywine) while also working to develop some of our college students and young adults in the church. Additionally, individual members and the church broadly ...
 
News for 12.15.15
 

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service is one of the highlights of the year. It is the night we come together for a birthday celebration! Two thousand years aho, could anyone have predicted how many millions of souls would be fed with hope; clothed with protection; provided for by generosity; educated with truth; loved with compassion and healed ...

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