Summit News!


Hey, Summit Family, I really enjoyed the time we spent this past Sunday honoring not only MOTHERS, but ALL WOMEN in attendance! I’ve been, especially, happy to hear from a number of ladies who have not experienced carrying a child “full-term”, but who, this year, felt included! Many have had miscarriages, or have lost a child in some other way.  Most  “Mother’s Days” they have felt left out! Taking the opportunity to remind them they STILL HAVE a son or daughter IN HEAVEN was a blessing! We, also, included ALL POTENTIAL MOTHERS during our “special” prayer time. I’m told some even picked up, ON THEIR WAY OUT, the beautiful long-stemmed pink carnations, being shared by our ushers and greeters with EVERY WOMAN, which they had passed up as they entered our worship service. It  really was a neat time! I want to, personally, thank Pastor John for his LEADERSHIP in this effort, and to all of those who HELPED, to make it a very meaningful time in our gathering.

Your response to this series of messages called “FAMILY MATTERS”  has been extremely encouraging! Preaching on GOD’S BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES, to ensure a GODLY FAMILY, is “tough”, “straight to the point”, and, definitely, “politically incorrect” teaching! Frankly, EVERY WEEK when I share God’s Word, honestly, it steps on MY TOES as much as anyone else’s! But, we all NEED to, constantly, “EXAMINE OURSELVES to see whether or not we are IN THE FAITH!” That’s a Biblical command we all need to take seriously! Join us this Sunday, at 10:00AM, as we take a close look at LOVE, SEX, & MARRIAGE. I’ll be looking for you.

Have a blessed week, and never forget how much I love you! Bro. Joe


Here’s what’s going on at the Summit:

Church Office Closed Mon., May 27th for Memorial Day.

Men2Men:  June 8th, 8:3am, in the Welcome Center.  Come have steak, eggs, with all the fixins!  Guest Speaker is Dick Robertson.

Game Night:  3rd Friday of the month, 6:30pm, in the Welcome Center

Sign up starts May 19th for VBS, “The Incredible Race”, Jul 22-26, 5:30-8 pm.  For info or to volunteer email

Ladies Bible Study:  Is on Summer break and will resume in the Fall.

Wednesday Nights @ Summit: NOTE:  Summer Break June 5th-Aug 7th            

5:30-6:15 pm – Light Supper

6:30-7:30 pm – Classes for adults, children, and youth

Gary Crouse:  Last Days of Jesus

Don’t miss a great opportunity of Sunday School classes starting at 9:00 am:

– Keith Martin: Studying the Book of John

– Phyllis Crouse:  Ephesians – Becoming an Overcomer

– Joan Hearne: Engagement: Moving Into the Spirit

– David McMullin: Starting June 2nd, Study of Communion


Through – June 9th: Pastor Joe; Family Matters

June 16 – July 14: Pastor John; The God Who Wants to Friend Me

July 21-Sept 22: Pastor Joe; The Ten Commandments

Operation Christmas Child:  MAY we are collecting hygiene items: bar soap, toothbrushes, combs, hair brushes, wash clothes, towels (no liquids, lotions, or toothpaste please).

APPLYING THE BIBLE 2019:  May 7, 6:1-7&7-10; 8, Job 1:1-22; 9, 2:1-13; 10, 38:1-41; 11, 42:1-17;12, Psalm 1:1-6; 13, 8:1-9; 14, 23:16; 15, 51:119; 16, 103: 1-22; 17, 139:1-24; 18, 145:1-21; 19, Prov 4:1-27; 20, 5:1-23; 21, Ecc1 2:1-14

See You Sunday for another great Lord’s Day @ Summit


Sermon Notes Now available

Here are the sermon notes from Pastor Joe’s and Pastor John’s recent sermons:

May 19th, 2019 Family Matters: Love, Sex and Marriage. (Pastor Joe)

May 5th & 12th, 2019 Family Matters: Discipline That Works Part 1 & 2 Pastor Joe)

April 28th, 2019 Family Matters: Setting Your House in Order (Pastor Joe)

April 21st, 2019 Easter: It’s Friday but Sunday’s Coming (Pastor Joe)

April 14th, 2019 Under Attack? Put On the Armor : We are both Warriors and a War Zone (Pastor John)

April 7th, 2019 Under Attack? Put On the Armor Part 2 (Pastor John)

March 31st, 2019 Under Attack? WWIII: The War on the Family (Pastor Joe)

March 24th, 2019 Under Attack: Armor Up Part 1 (Pastor John)

March 17th, 2019 Under Attack: Spiritual Warfare is Real! (Pastor John)

March 10th, 2019 God Uses Ordinary People: Peter’s Inspirational Comeback (Pastor Joe)

March 3rd, 2019 God Uses Ordinary People: Peter’s Unstable Character (Pastor Joe)

February 24th, 2019 God Uses Ordinary People: Peter’s Impressive Courage  (Pastor Joe)

February 17th, 2019 God Uses Ordinary People: Peters Bold Confession  (Pastor Joe)

February 10th, 2019 God Uses Ordinary People Peters Dramatic Call (Pastor Joe)

February 3rd, 2019 Handling Life’s Challenges How to Release Your Regrets (Pastor Joe)

January 27th, 2019 Handling Life’s Challenges: How to recover from Resentment (Pastor Joe)

January 20th, 2019 Handling Life’s Challenges: How To Handle Your Hurts (Pastor Joe)

January 13th, 2019 Handling Life’s Challenges: How to Remain Calm in a Crisis (Pastor Joe)

January 6th, 2019 Handling Life’s Challenges: How to Make It Through A Bad Day (Pastor Joe)

December 30th, 2018 The Perfect Storm (Pastor Joe)

December 23rd, 2018 Christmas Whom (Pastor John)

December 16th, 2018 Christmas Whoever (Pastor John)

December 9th, 2018 Christmas Whose (Pastor John)

December 2nd, 2018 Christmas Who (Pastor John)

November 25th, 2018 How To Survive Loneliness (Pastor Joe)

November 18th, 2018 Difficult People Forgiving The Cruel (Pastor Joe)

November 11th, 2018 Difficult People: Encouraging the Inconsistent (Pastor Joe)

November 4th, 2018 Battle For The Mind  (Pastor John)

October 28th, 2018 Difficult People: Confronting The Phony (Pastor Joe)

October 21st, 2018 Difficult People: The Critic (Pastor Joe)

October 14th, 2018 Summit’s Vision  (Pastor Joe)

October 7th, 2018 Fatal Flaws: Lust (Pastor Joe)

September 30th, 2018 Fatal Flaws Gluttony (Pastor Joe)

September 16th, 2018 Transformed  (Pastor John)

September 9th, 2018 If it is the Lord’s Will (Making Your Life Count – Pastor John)

September 2nd, 2018 Don’t Use Time Like A Fool (Making Your Life Count – Pastor John)

August 26th, 2018 How We Live Our Life Echos in Eternity (Making Your Life Count – Pastor John)

August 19th, 2018 King Solomon’s Spin on Life (Making Your Life Count – Pastor John)

August 12th, 2018 Re-prioritizing Our Life (Making Your Life Count – Pastor John)

August 5th 2018 Attitudes For Life Change (Pastor John)

July 29th, 2018 Fatal Flaws Greed  (Pastor Joe)

July 22nd, 2018 Fatal Flaws – Slothfulness  (Pastor Joe)

July 15th, 2018 Fatal Flaws – Envy  (Pastor Joe)

July 8th, 2018 Fatal Flaws – Anger  (Pastor Joe)

July 1st, 2018 Fatal Flaws - Pride  (Pastor Joe)

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