Chrysalis – Jan 2015

Denise C-3As we move into this new year, I was reminded of new beginnings and fresh starts. Now I don’t know how many of you remember Kenny Roger’s song “The Gambler”, but it’s now featured in a Geico commercial so it’ll probably be stuck in your head the next time you see it. Which is a good thing in regards to the new year. How does this relate you ask? We all have stuff that we tend to keep around for Kenny Rogersvarious reasons, be it physical or emotional. As the song goes, “You’ve got to know when hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em; know when to walk away; and know when to run.” I pray that through the transition into a new year, you might take those words to heart, and find the time to take inventory of sorts. Hold on to what you need to, fold what you don’t. Walk away from what isn’t good for you, and run from what is keeping you from nourishing your relationship with our Creator. I know I’ll never hear this song the same way again, even if it comes in the form of a commercial.

Young Women’s Journey #36 is January 8-11, 2015 and what better way to bring in the new year than to bless the young ladies in your lives with a Chrysalis weekend. Ashley Yates and her team are prepared to love on those Caterpillars for 72 hours. At press time, we’re short some girls so pray that God sends us the required number we need to move forward for an amazing weekend.

Send off also occurs the same night as Community, so consider coming to send off first and then going on to Community at St. Joseph’s in Slaton. And if you’ve never had the opportunity to experience communion at a Chrysalis Candlelight, I highly encourage you to attend on January 10th. It is unlike any other communion service and I guarantee you will be blessed by it.

Also keep Jason Lindeman and his team in your prayers as they prepare for the Young Men’s Journey coming up in March. It will be upon us before we know it so go ahead and get your young men signed up for that.

Great things are in store for our Chrysalis Community for 2015, and I invite all of you to be a part of it. As always, if you have any questions about anything Chrysalis, let me know. If I don’t know the answer, I’ll find it for you.

Fly with Christ!

Denise Chumley