God is with Us

Romans 8:35-39; Philippians 4:12-13 Consider the apostle Paul’s life.  He experienced the total loss of friendship and relationship when he became a follower of Christ; he experienced serious illness, blindness that deprived him of his ability to see, he was...

How To Connect For Worship, Bible Study, and Community

Hello Gardens, During this time of our physical separation due to our practicing of social distancing, we are committed to remaining in community and relationship with one another and our God. To that end, I am happy to share with you the way we will be conducting...

Update Regarding GPC’s Response to COVID-19

Good Morning Gardens, At a called session meeting last night, the session of GPC voted to take the following action to help stop the spread of the corona virus: In accordance with the recommendations of the CDC, the President of the United States, the Governor of...

Update on GPC’s Response to COVID-19

Dear Friends, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus. The promises of Christ that “God-is-with-us,” are especially relevant and powerful now. We are loved by a God who is present with us, who won’t abandon us, and who is faithful in working out...

Of Seeking God in These Times of Anxiety…

These are anxious times: viruses; elections; wars; financial ups and downs. I am grateful for the conversations I have had with many of you these past few weeks as you have shared your fears, concerns, worries, and anxieties, but also your faith, hopes, strength,...

Of Being Thankful…

To paraphrase James Finley, God may not protect us from everything, but God sustains us through everything. As the season for intentionally giving thanks is upon us, take a moment to reflect upon your year. Perhaps (most likely) you have not been protected from...