Messages from PK

PREVIOUS MESSAGES FROM PASTOR KARYN:

So do not fear, for I am with you… Isaiah 41:10

 

*“The global impact of this virus has changed the world as we know it. It has changed the ways we shop, teach, learn, visit, and have church. But one thing has remained the same in my mind. God is present in the midst of all of this.
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full “Crying with You” message from October 6, 2020.

 

*“I am writing to you after the wonderful news that I will be called as the Lead Pastor of GDC after Sunday’s vote…The church is still here. The church is still vibrant. The church is still reaching out to help others…
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full “A New Day at Gloria Dei Church” message from September 16, 2020.

 

*“God listens to us, when we have the words and when we don’t. And I believe that as we pray for one another we are being a community of faith.”

Click here to watch Pastor Karyn’s “Prayer…even when you have no words” video message from September 8, 2020.

 

*“This constant waiting has been frustrating and way too long. But we’re still called to be family to each other. We’re still called to be the church. To love one another, to care for all, and to be supportive of each other.”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full “Reflecting God’s Love” message from August 24, 2020.

 

*“To share our true feelings, to share the frustrations, the problems, the valleys that we’re going through is completely normal, and it’s ok.”
Click here to watch Pastor Karyn’s full “Can I have a little whine with that?” message from August 7, 2020.

 

*“Know that we will get through this tough puzzle and try to come out with a new sense of energy and adventure…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full “Jigsaw Puzzles and Life” message from July 28, 2020.

 

*“Being emotional is a sign of strength. It’s a superpower. Being willing to show one’s emotions is powerful. Connecting to one’s inner feelings is a good thing…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full “Yes, I’m Emotional … and It’s Not a Weakness” message from July 16, 2020.

 

*Click here to watch an important video presented by Public Citizens for Children & Youth (www.pccy.org) of teens from across southeast PA who were invited to share their stories and PA legislators who joined this conversation about race and racism.

 

*“We are grateful for all we have been blessed with in this country and endeavor to live up to the promises of equality and freedom for all…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full “Giving Thanks for you!” message from July 3, 2020.

 

*“God’s very presence encircles us and lives with us…”
Click here to watch Pastor Karyn’s video message posted June 26, 2020.

 

*“I fly knowing that God wants us to call our world in doing the right things. And I fully encourage you to accept your calling to fly…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full message on Defying Gravity from June 23, 2020.

 

*“Learning more can help us see all of God’s beloved children more compassionately…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full message on a lesson from Luke 10 (the Good Samaritan) from June 11, 2020.

 

*“Love is People” – a poem by Mister Rogers
Click here to read the poem and Pastor Karyn’s note from June 9, 2020

 

*“[We] are reviewing procedures and preparation guidelines to make returning to in-person gatherings possible with the care and safety of our members top in our minds…”
Click here for an important update from the GDC Council and Pastor Karyn about Gloria Dei Church re-opening from Jun 4, 2020.
Click here to read Bishop Davenport’s letter on opening churches.

 

*“During this time, know that God is so close to you that you can feel it. These ‘thin places’ are all around us. Open your heart and mind to feel that presence.”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full message from May 27, 2020.

 

*“No matter what church looks like in the future, we’re still going to be called to care for our neighbors…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full message from May 22, 2020.

 

*“Even in upside down times, we can trust that as a community of faith, we will get through this together…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full letter sent on May 7, 2020

 

*“One of the best things we can do is support our family…to love them, to be connected with them…”
Click here to view Pastor Karyn’s full video message on the importance of family posted on May 3, 2020.

 

*“We have to accept that there are rough days and good days. We have to acknowledge our feelings and feel what we feel…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full message from April 24, 2020.

 

*“It is in the hope of Jesus Christ, it is in our faith that we find hope…”
Click here to view a video message from Pastor Karyn about hope posted on Thursday, April 16, 2020.

 

*“We didn’t sign up for this…”
Click here to view a video message from Pastor Karyn posted on Thursday, April 9, 2020.

 

*“As I write this, we are in the midst of Holy Week, the most ‘holy’ week of the year…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full message from April 7, 2020.

 

*“I wanted to let you all know that I am thinking about you and praying for you daily…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full message from March 20, 2020.

 

*Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s full message about the church’s response to Covid-19 from March 13, 2020 to Gloria Dei Church.