Update from pastorvirgil.com, 2021 edition

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 January 6, 2021 It’s gonna be a great year! 2020 is in the record books, and most of us are glad to see it go. However, we did get some things done that will bear fruit in the new year and beyond. Whether you know … Continue reading Update from pastorvirgil.com, 2021 edition

November update from Pastor Virgil

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 December 1, 2020 A time for rejoicing, Friend!. I trust you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Judy and I stayed home and enjoyed smoked turkey and some Serrano Sweet Potatoes. Like most folks we have been in a state of continual adjustment since March, and November … Continue reading November update from Pastor Virgil

September Report from Pastor Virgil

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 Glorious opportunities ahead. Thank you for being faithful. 2020 has indeed been a wild ride, and September was no exception. For the Church, times of turmoil, fear, and uncertainty provide opportunities to do what we’re here for. One of the things this “stay home” time … Continue reading September Report from Pastor Virgil

July update from Pastor Virgil

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 August 6, 2020 Look up from where you are, Friends. I’ve always loved that verse in Genesis 13 where God says to Abram, “"Lift your eyes now and look from the place where you are. (Genesis 13:14).” July was that time for me. When we … Continue reading July update from Pastor Virgil

April Update from Pastor Virgil

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 May 1, 2020 Are you ready for what comes next, Friend? For many of us, the entire month of April has been spent in a sort of suspended animation. This is a unique time. I pray you are well, and have found ways to be … Continue reading April Update from Pastor Virgil

March Update from Pastorvirgil

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 April 1, 2020 What a great time to be alive! Glory to God! What a month! I started March in Hermosillo by preaching on how to appropriate the promises of Psalm 91 in the face of the news of the covid-19 virus. Mexico was just … Continue reading March Update from Pastorvirgil

January Update from Pastor Virgil

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 January 30, 2020 Unbelievably, 2020 is about 8.5% gone. January has been quite the busy month, though I did get to stay home a bit more then usual, and that was a very welcome change. In December I visited Peru, where we saw 11 new … Continue reading January Update from Pastor Virgil

Happy New Year from Virgil and Judy Stokes

Happy New Year, Dear Friends! FCF Tucson transition service Just a note to say “Thanks” for all your prayers and support in 2019. What a year! In February we released our Tucson congregation into the able hands of Pastors John and Valarie Smith, and they are doing a great job. We are privileged to be … Continue reading Happy New Year from Virgil and Judy Stokes

November Update from Pastor Virgil

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 November 30, 2019 Greetings, Friend. I know you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I certainly did. My Thanksgiving Day was spent riding up the mountain to Tarma, Peru with Pastors Omar and Jacob Oscanoa. What a joy to have friends like these and like you. November … Continue reading November Update from Pastor Virgil

October Update from Pastor Virgil

“Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 October 31, 2019 Greetings Friend, I trust your Fall is going well. Judy and I are grateful for you. We are making an impact. I spent my All Hallows Eve sitting in a hotel room in Schenectady, New York. Friday begins three days of service … Continue reading October Update from Pastor Virgil