Author: Pastor Larry Hackman

Are you a sinner?

My wife, Megan, was out of town this last weekend to celebrate her grandmother’s life at a memorial. She recounted to me how the pastor officiating had shared that he had full confidence that her grandmother was with Jesus. His reason why? Because of the questions he asked her when she last took communion. The […]

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Worshipping with Hamilton

My wife Megan and I watched Hamilton, the hit Broadway musical that blew away the box office and made cultural waves, now available on Disney+ in these strange times. We’d heard positive reviews from friends who’d gone to see it in person, read articles about it, saw the memes and other ways it had filtered into the […]

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COVID-19 situation update April 18

Here’s an update from Executive Pastor Larry Hackman on the latest from Chapel Hill as we continue to make our way through the COVID-19 pandemic. What’s going on? In the interest of over-communicating in order to stay connected, here’s an overview of what our major areas of ministry are doing in the midst of COVID-19, […]

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Coronavirus Update | March 14, 2020

In accordance with the governor’s mandate to limit large numbers of people meeting together, I want to let you know about changes to our events and programming.  Preschool Following the policy of the Peninsula School District, and in accordance with Governor Jay Inslee’s emergency declaration to temporarily close schools in Pierce County, Chapel Hill Preschool will be closed […]

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How was my sabbatical?

There’s no way being given two months away from the responsibilities and pressures of ministry for two months isn’t an incredible gift. It’s an amazing privilege that I’m aware few people ever receive the benefit of in a lifetime, even amongst ministers. Megan has already said it, but it’s bears some repeating: we are so […]

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