THREE Questions About Easter
by Gino Grunberg on April 6th, 2022
I love the Easter season; it's all about HOPE!As we prepare for the most significant day in all of history, I would like for you to be thinking about 3 questions:First, who will you be inviting to join you at HCC on Easter Sunday?Whenever someone shares their story with us about how they started attending HCC, it usually begins with this statement: "Someone invited me to HCC." Rarely does someone ...  Read More
THREE Dates For Your Calendar!
by Gino Grunberg on March 30th, 2022
THURSDAY, April 14th - An evening of worship and communion at 6:00 pm SUNDAY, April 17th - Easter Celebration at 9:00 and 10:30 am SUNDAY, April 24th - ONE Sunday service at 10:00 am...  Read More
You Are CHOSEN!
by Gino Grunberg on March 23rd, 2022
Bennett Cerf, founder of Random House Publishing, once said, “What I fear most is that I am not loved.” That statement probably reflects our number one fear, the fear of being rejected. At the core of rejection is the question, “Will I be chosen or will I not be chosen?"When I am chosen, It means someone has seen me as unique, that someone desires to come closer to me, to be on the same side as me...  Read More
Here Is What Your Generosity Is Doing!
by Gino Grunberg on March 16th, 2022
First, you are making a difference in people's lives in Ukraine. Thanks to your generosity, we will be sending a $10,000 check to our Foursquare Denomination Disaster Fund in the next few days. These funds will immediately be dispersed to our Foursquare churches in Poland, Hungary, and Romania to meet some immediate needs of the Ukrainian refugee crisis. Our Foursquare churches in Europe allow us ...  Read More
There's A New Building In Town!
by Gino Grunberg on March 9th, 2022
As you may have heard this past Sunday, we have an opportunity to be a YOUFIRST Church; loving God and loving people. The Gig Harbor Food Bank will be completing its new 10,000 square feet building in the next few months. They have been tremendous partners for the past 25 years as you have generously provided bags and boxes of food all these years.This past year because of HCC's partnership with t...  Read More
We Have Decided!
by Gino Grunberg on March 2nd, 2022
The task force has decided on the architectural firm we will be using for the design work of HCC's future facility.They have selected BCRA as our first choice. BCRA is a service firm that for 32 years has been using Architecture and Engineering design as its primary tools to provide creative solutions to serve and further each organization’s mission and purpose. They are dedicated to designing pur...  Read More
Praying For Ukraine
by Gino Grunberg on February 25th, 2022
You can help! There is extraordinary power in prayer. Here are some ways you can pray for the Ukraine crisis: PRAY FOR: The people of Ukraine. Pray for strength, courage and perseverance as their home is threatened by imminent conflict. Safe passages out of conflict zones for displaced populations. Government officials to lead with wisdom in this tense time. The estimated 4 million displaced peopl...  Read More
HCC Building Update
by Gino Grunberg on February 16th, 2022
Last night the HCC Building Taskforce completed the architectural interview process with our two finalists.The two firms interviewed were:BRCA Designs - CLICK HERE RisePointe Designs - CLICK HEREIn the next 2 weeks, the Building Task Force will prayerfully select one of the firms. The firm will then begin the pre-design process with meetings that include HCC leaders, volunteers, and community part...  Read More
What Really Matters In Life?
by Gino Grunberg on February 9th, 2022
Since I was in college, one of my favorite authors has been Philip Yancey. I have practically read all of his books. He is a great writer when it comes to living out your faith in Christ.A few years ago, he was in a car accident and nearly died. As he reflected on this painful event in his life, he writes that all that mattered boiled down to four questions:Who do I love?Who will I miss?What have ...  Read More
Taking Kids to Church Matters More Than the ‘Right’ School. 
by Gino Grunberg on February 2nd, 2022
In a recent article dated January 25, 2022, Public health expert Tyler Vander Weele and his team at Harvard examined more than a decade's worth of data tracking the development of 12,000 children.The study focused on how four school categories - public, private, religious, and homeschool - might affect the long-term well-being of adolescents.Here are some of their findings:There was little differe...  Read More
What we have MISSED this past year. 

by Gino Grunberg on January 26th, 2022
These last few Sundays, we have seen an increase in people attending in-person services at 9:00, and 10:30 am at Gig Harbor High School. In addition, it has been fantastic to see friends and family make their way back to church.A couple of weeks ago, several families came up to me after the service and said, “It is so good to be back. We have missed being in community.”I would venture to say that ...  Read More
How much faith is enough faith?
by Gino Grunberg on January 19th, 2022
In the book, Living a Life That Matters, Rabbi Harold Kushner wrote: “Most people are not afraid of dying; they are afraid of not having lived.” In essence he is saying that what frightens us most is the dread of insignificance; the notion that we will be born, live and die and none of it will matter. We desperately want to live long enough to get it right, to feel we have done something worthwhil...  Read More
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