Blog from Kristy Engel….

Later this year, the Parkway family will have an opportunity to help mold the minds of four young adults from Brisbane, Australia. I will be leading these four individuals on a trip around the world, called “Hands Around the World”, with the purpose of introducing...

From the Music Ministry….

Congregational Song Part 3 This article is the third in a series on congregational song in worship. The first two parts of this series quoted Harry Plantinga’s blog post, The Future of Congregational Song, published March 9, 2019. Harry Plantinga is the Director of...

From the Children’s Ministry….

There has been a lot of talk about vaccinations in the news lately. Most of this talk centers around whether or not all children should be vaccinated, but most people are unaware that adults also need to have updates on certain vaccines. During my yearly physical...

Blog from Kristy Engel

I recently had a fall where I was lying at the bottom of my stairs and realizing that I needed to call someone to help me. Thankfully, I wasn’t hurt so badly that I needed an ambulance, but I did need a friend to help. In thinking whom I should call, I had many names...

From the Children’s Ministry

When I think about the children that I taught in kindergarten, I think of them as being stuck in a time warp.  In my mind, they are still five-years-old. That is what happens when someone comes into your life for a brief period of time and then moves on. One of the...

From the Music Ministry

Change In Congregational Song Part 2 This article is the second in a three-month series on change in congregational song in worship. Last month presented Harry Plantinga’s brief overview of the history of congregational song. Harry Plantinga is the Director of...