Letters from Pastor Chuck

When Tragedy Strikes

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

There is something very wrong in a world where mass shootings happen at concerts.  There is something very wrong in a world where Hurricanes destroy the homes of thousands as has happened in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico.   There is something very wrong in a world where...

Spread The Word

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

This past Thursday was the third anniversary of my ordination as Senior Pastor of Reach Church. It is hard to believe it has been three years!  Whether you have been at the church for decades, or whether you are new to the church, please know that you are a constant source of...

Be Encouraged

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

I love what is happening in so many of the people of Reach Church.    There is so much unity! There is so much excitement!  Do you know why?  Because there are so many of us...both new to the church, and those who have been here for many years...who are...

Reach Church and The PCA

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

Presbytery is the quarterly gathering of all of the elders from the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) churches in our region. Last Saturday, Tyler Schoenberger, our Youth and Young Adult Director, preached a sermon at our Presbytery meeting, in order to fulfill one of the requirements for...

Hurricane Harvey Relief

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

It has been said that Hurricane Harvey is not a 100 year flood, but it is a 600-800 year flood.  1 John 3:17 says, "If anyone with earthly possessions sees his brother in need, but withholds his compassion from him, how can the love of God abide in him?" When we fixate...

Getting Into Fall

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

Every week, I write a letter to our amazing Reach Church family that appears in the bulletins at both locations of Reach Church. The content of these letters vary as some times I will expand on a theme of the sermon series, other times I will share a story about what God is...

Guest Post from Pastor Steve

Posted by Steve Coward on

The summer has flown by, and the fall is now upon us!  Some of your children will even be starting back to school this week.  August and September often provide an opportunity for all of us to reengage in the life of our church, and I hope you will take the opportunity to do just...

Important Announcement

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

I have some news about two staff members as well as about our Red Lion Campus: Randy Voight has been a fixture at our church for decades. He is also a dear friend and a man who loves this church.  He has been on our staff and has filled a number of different roles. He led our youth...

One Minute

Posted by Pastor Chuck L. Betters on

Jesus said, "Abide in me and I in you." ~John 15: 4 "Abiding in Jesus" means to allow Jesus to fill our minds, direct our actions, and transform our lives every minute of our lives. What are you abiding in this very minute? My brother, Mark, was alive one minute with his whole life ahead of...

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