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BRIAN ELMER

SR. PASTOR
As pastor of Perrysburg Alliance, I want to stay connected to YOU during the week! I want to remind you, encourage you, and challenge you in your faith and ministry. I want to communicate to you what God is saying to me. Some spiritual food to urge you on in Christ!

SUPPORT THE MISSION

October 10, 2018

Church family, In a couple short weeks, we will be having our annual International Workers’ Conference (Missions). Kirk, a C&MA International Worker, will be with us. There is a flier available at the Welcome Center and a schedule on our website with more information. Kirk will be with us from Wednesday, October 24th through Sunday, the 28th. You…

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REFLECTION ON THE PROBLEMS OF THE WORLD

September 26, 2018

Church family, Each day I take time to read a variety of articles, news, and books. I am increasingly aware of the problem with our world. The problem is spelled out pretty clearly in the Bible. The problem is sin. In our lifetime, we have gone from a society who knew what that word meant to a society…

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A DISCIPLEMAKING COMMUNITY…CONTINUED

September 13, 2018

Church family, This past Sunday I shared with you a picture of what I believe PAC is to be – a disciplemaking community. We reviewed our core values (the foundation on which we operate), mission statement (our purpose and reason for existing), and the vision statement (how we will accomplish the mission). The model was Connecting to…

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DO SOMETHING

September 5, 2018

Church family, Last week I shared with you a variety of area-wide ministries that we are blessed with in NW Ohio.Over the years the Lord has given specific vision to specific people to establish ministry posts to help meet the needs of people around us. Most use the avenue of meeting a need to show the…

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CONNECT TO LOCAL MINISTRY

August 30, 2018

Church family, Often as individuals, we are looking for ministry opportunities. After all, we are ambassadors called to be salt and light. The Perrysburg/Toledo area offers a great variety of ministries to connect with and be involved. Let me encourage you to consider some of the local ministries to be involved with: Ministry to women facing unplanned…

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RESPONDING WISELY

August 1, 2018

Church family, In these times of social media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. – many people feel they must be “connected to others” and “what’s happening in the world” via the modern mediums. After all, we want to be perceived as “with it” and not still in the last century. Perhaps we are just plain bored…

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THE CHOICE IS YOURS

July 25, 2018

Church family, Last Sunday we began a new sermon series from the book of Joshua. I have called the series, Who Are You Going to Trust? I shared some background on the book and suggested this book has a deeper meaning and significance for us and our Christian life. The book is more than just…

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PERSEVERING AND PRESERVING GRACE

July 18, 2018

Church family, As per my normal, I spend regular time reading articles on various ministry websites. Recently, I came across this article – Give Us This Day Our Daily Grace. At first the title caught my eye. As I read through the article, it moved my heart and mind. I reflected with concern, thankfulness, prayerfulness, and sadness. Take time to…

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RESCUED!

July 11, 2018

Church family, The Thai soccer team and coach have all been rescued! This news is now old news perhaps, but I am sure that for those trapped in the cave and for their families, this experience will not be soon forgotten. Gratitude will be expressed for a while for those who aided in the rescue. As the world…

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