Message By Pastor Phil

The project continues. Several years ago Pastor Tom Hendershot layed out a vision for St. Paul’s: After a period of decline from the 1960’s through mid-1990’s, st. Paul’s embarked on a deliberate pilgrimage of redevelopment in 1998. The three ‘R’s of that pilgrimage are: the reclamation of our evangelical faith,…

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Installation Service, Nov. 5, 2017 Left to right: Rev. Jim Barnes, National Minister, Evangelical Association of Reformed & Congregational Christian Churches, St. Louis, MO. Rev. Ed Thurmond (top), Interim Pastor, St. Paul’s Evangelical Church, Sardis, OH. Amber Vasarhelyi (bottom), married to Pastor Joe. Rev. Dr. Terry Downin (top), retired from…

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The username @stpaulsmarietta has been created for St Paul Evangelical Church. It’s now easier for people to find your Page in search. People can also visit your Page at fb.me/stpaulsmarietta and send your Page messages at m.me/stpaulsmarietta Phil

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Gender Identity

The Obama Administration has made gender identity the new civil rights struggle. But is letting men into the ladies’ room truly on a par with racially integrated lunch counters? And what are the serious dangers of this approach? Over the past few years, a powerful movement has taken shape. This…

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Walk To Emmaus

Stephanie and I went on our weekend walk in Evansville, IN, in the late 1980s (Crucillo), and we then got our church in Pennsylvania involved. So, we are encouraging people at St. Paul’s to attend a weekend walk because it provides a tried-and-true renewal experience. In all likelihood, you already…

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The Origin of Temptation

“No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.” (1 Cor.…

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Prayer Changes Things

On this Mothers-day I am reminded of something about prayer that impacted me as a kid. As a young boy I remember my mother having a small wooden plaque on the wall of our home that said, “Prayer Changes Things.” I remember passing that little sign many times and wondering…

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