Categories: Pastor's Note

Pastor’s Note-December 2018

A couple of Christmases ago my wife, Janel, came across this formula for Christmas shopping: Something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to read. I believe that one of the greatest ways a pastor can serve his congregation is by putting good books in their hands. In that spirit, let me […]

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Pastor’s Note-November 2018

Mark your calendars! On November 4th, Forreston Grove will celebrate our annual Mission Feast by welcoming Ted Powers, church planting coordinator for the PCA. Ted is a longtime friend of Forreston Grove whose ministry is to help local churches and presbyteries within the wider PCA start brand-new churches for the glory of Jesus. So why […]

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Pastor’s Note-October 2018

Can I take a moment to brag on you? On September 8th, Forreston Grove hosted the fall stated meeting of the Presbytery of Northern Illinois (PNI). In case you’re new to Presbyterian circles, the presbytery is simply another name for all of the elders from the different churches in our denomination within our geographical region. […]

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Pastor’s Note-August 2018

“Is it time for school to start up yet???” If you were to drop by the Jones home, this is something you’d no doubt hear uttered—not by the kids, but by Janel and me! Yes, we’ve reached the point in summer when the novelty of having four kids home all day, every day, isn’t exactly […]

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