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Book Discussion: The Invention of Wings, Thursday, October 16, 7 pm

Join Ellen Schowalter for a discussion of The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd on Thursday, October 16, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

      Inspired by the true story of early-nineteenth-century abolitionist and suffragist Sarah Grimké, Kidd paints a moving portrait of two women inextricably linked by the horrors of slavery. Sarah, daughter of a wealthy South...

Pastor's Weekly Email - August 29

Last Sunday started with the delight of holding a new born baby, and baptizing a new member into the body of Christ and the Spring Glen Church family and ended with the decadent delight of S'mores!!   Certainly a treat in late August.

This coming Sunday, Pastor Clare will be preaching, inspired by Matthew 16:21-28.   Many thanks to Scott Lucker for his help as lay...

September Calendar at a Glance!


  • Tuesdays 2-6 pm - Farmers Market on the lawn

Inter-Generational Mission/Service Trips are Back! October & April opportunities

October 3-4, 2014 Queens NY:  Overnight and Day of Service

Update from the Senior Pastor Search Committee

The committee has had a busy summer!  We have been working toward completion of our local church profile.  This is an important document that reviews our history, summarizes our current priorities and relates our goals, hopes and dreams.

We need your help!  We are preparing a short questionnaire that...

Read ALL about it in the September Springboard!

LOTS to read about in the September issue of the Springboard!

  • Rally Day activities and picnic - September 14
  • New Member classes
  • Updates from: Christian Education, Pastoral Seach Committee, Mission Trips, Christian Action Committee, Farmers Market, Columbus House
  • Upcoming workshops on "Leaving a Legacy" in September
  • Joys and Concerns, and our ministry of caring
  • ... and lots more.

Click through to here to download and read the full PDF.

New Member Classes, Sundays September 21 and 28, 11:30, Fellowship Room

New Members Classes
for those interested in joining Spring Glen Church,
will be held on
Sundays, September 21st and 28th,
at 11:30 am in the Fellowship Room.

        Those who would like to join are encouraged to attend both meetings. The first meeting is designed to be a chance for Pastor David and others to answer...

S'more Roast Fun!

Thanks to the fire-"pit crew," the roasters, the singers, and the energetic field game players for a wonderful end-of-summer evening on the lawn!

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Pastor's Weekly Email - August 22

This coming Sunday looks to be an especially joyful one as we gather.  During morning worship, we will celebrate the sacrament of baptism as we welcome Braelyn Royse Burlingame into church family.   Braelyn was born one month ago to Chadd and Royse Burlingame, who have been worshipping with us in recent months and plan to join the church this fall.  Another moment...

Musical Transitions: Terese Gemme to enjoy sabbatical, Welcome Wyatt Smith to the organ bench

For ten years now, our worship has been richly blessed by the musical gifts and artistry of Dr. Terese Gemme.   No doubt, all of us can remember those Sundays when our hearts were stirred by the music Terese performed and directed, an inspiration that stayed with us for days at a time.
Beginning this fall, Terese will be taking a six-month sabbatical from her...