A Place to Belong


A moving message of hope and belonging from Circle of Friends president, Lisa Troyer.

Looking for a place to belong? Find it in a community of women fostering relationships through authenticity, affirmation, and accountability —find it in the Circle of Friends. Your outlook will never be the same as you explore the ministry potential of a dynamic group of “women helping women,” and catch their vision to be women committed to Jesus Christ, obediently seeking God’s will, and fulfilling their life mission as Christ-followers.

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One Prayer of Faith...


Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1

In the fall of 1871, D.L Moody professed to have a ‘penetrating experience with the Holy Spirit.’ An encounter which so sharpened his discernment of God’s will that he felt as though he’d hardly been alive before it happened. Some have called it Moody’s ‘Personal Pentecost’.

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Confessions of a Peace Lover...

God has blessed me with many unlikely friendships. I call them “God-ordained” friendships, they are part of His gracious gifts of relationship to me and they are the best!

My amish friend Clara is one of those God-gifts, she is such a blessing in so many ways. Today, while telling me about their wonderful message at church on Sunday, she reminded me that God’s word says “cast ALL your cares upon me”….not “some” of them or the hardest one but ALL.

1 Peter 5:7 is a great reminder for me today –

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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

I love being surrounded by wise counsel. Lately my friends who have lived through the teenage boy phase of life have been a valuable resource for me.

They get it, even when I don’t.

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