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Happenings Around the Hill

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Summer is coming to an end and the school year is right around the corner. Please check out the opportunities to serve our community in the coming weeks. Hot Off...
Posted by Admin MercyHill in Mercy Hill Church
recent activity 6 days ago | 94 views

Monday Meditation: "The Labor of Love," this past Sunday's sermon 8/16/2015

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Brothers and sisters, This past Sunday I preached on Song of Songs 5:9 to 6:3. My theme was “the labor of love.” It was the tenth sermon in the series of messages...
Posted by Phil Henry in Mercy Hill Church
recent activity 14 days ago | 19 views

Goliathon - October 3rd

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The spring Goliathon is over, which means it’s time to start talking about the fall Goliathon!  Steve and I had a blast completing the course and I know several...
Posted by Dana Kostas in Mercy Hill Church
Saturday October 03 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (EDT)
2 people are coming
recent activity 19 days ago | 191 views

helping Rowan students move in August 26-28

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Dear Friends, I’m writing to ask for your help. Another evangelical congregation in our area, Missio Dei, meets and worships in Glassboro and has been able to connect...
Posted by Phil Henry in Staff and Ministry Leaders
Comment from Phil Henry:

Great guys. Thanks! I hope we can get a few more folks who can make time to help. If not, then we’ve got a good group already. FYI, I’m 8-1pm on both Thurs 27th and Fri. 28th.

Love,

Pastor Phil Henry

recent activity 27 days ago | 80 views

VBS Prep and Setup!

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Hi Mercy Hill, Our Vacation Bible School event is just around the corner.  It is next week from Aug. 10 to 14.  We’re in high preparation mode:  Lauren is buying...
Posted by Brett Page in Mercy Hill Church
recent activity 29 days ago | 109 views

An update on my travels and work this month

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Mercy Hill family—greetings and grace to you. I have been absent for the past three Sundays (6/28, 7/5, and 7/12) and am proud of the men who have filled the pulpit...
Posted by Phil Henry in Mercy Hill Church
recent activity about 1 month ago | 33 views

Happenings Around the Hill

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The summer is finally here and Mercy Hill has exciting things going on! Hot Off the Presses… Meals for the Everetts and Bauschs The Bauschs and Everetts...
Posted by Shelly Leary in Mercy Hill Church
recent activity 2 months ago | 56 views

Happenings Around the Hill

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The summer is finally here and Mercy Hill has exciting things going on! Hot Off the Presses… The Henrys Out of Town Pastor Phil and Polly will be in Miami,...
Posted by Shelly Leary in Mercy Hill Church
recent activity 2 months ago | 89 views

Prayers for a friend...

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Hi all,  Prayers would be greatly appreciated for a lady who is very active in our old church, where my parents still attend.  Last...
Posted by Kellie Frost in Mercy Hill Moms
Comment from Kellie Frost:

Hi all,

I was unable to post this on the city, which was why I posted it in here, but unfortunately, Kim passed away on Saturday morning. She had liver, lung, bone, and kidney cancer and all her organs shut down very quickly.  From the time she was diagnosed to the time she passed was less then a week.  Please keep her husband and son in your prayers….this is certainly very difficult for them to process!

I wanted to share this post her son posted on his Facebook page…

Wall of text coming. But I need to say this.

At just before 9 o’clock this morning, my mother Kim Kier Bakely passed away at Inspira Health Network (f.k.a. Underwood-Memorial Hospital) in Woodbury. She was only 53. My mom was a great and selfless woman who always put others before herself — if you look at her FB profile picture, you’ll see she chose to memorialize her own father, who died many years ago.

She had been admitted to the hospital only a week ago, at the advice of my dad, grandmother, and uncle, after a handful of otherwise relatively innocuous medical conditions she had suffered from for a brief period prior refused to subsist. A couple of days later, we received the diagnosis, that all of her maladies were related to cancer. It was very unexpected. One of her symptoms was a persistent and worsening cough, previously diagnosed as asthma. As a result, she was placed in the ICU with a ventilator. Because the ventilator’s tubes go directly down one’s throat, the patient is sedated so they are not uncomfortable. So while my mom couldn’t move very well or speak at all, she still maintained some degree of consciousness and could very likely still hear us.

Cut to yesterday evening. We found out from the doctor that her oxygen levels and blood pressure were decreasing. The origin of her cancer had been found, and it was the kind that can’t be treated for someone in her state. My family (myself included) and the pastor of our church gathered at the hospital around 9PM, and we remained there for the rest of the night. She died at around 8:55 this morning, June 20. We were all together, at her bedside. 

I am confident that she was comfortable, and she felt no pain. The medicine did its job, and that’s all I can ask. But of course, I still miss her. All of this happened very quickly, and I don’t know what the future holds. But what I do know is that I value deeply the time I spent with my mom while she was still with us.

So hug your parents. Tell them how much they mean to you. I never felt like I did it enough, and now with one of them gone, I regret it.

I love you, Mom. Rest in peace.

recent activity 2 months ago | 38 views

Happenings Around the Hill

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Here are some great events going on this week at Mercy Hill, and don’t forget to scroll down to the prayer requests! Hot Off the Presses… • 4th of July Pool...
Posted by Shelly Leary in Mercy Hill Church
recent activity 2 months ago | 53 views

Praying for the PCA's 43 General Assembly

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Friends, Brent Kilman and I are attending the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America this week, being held in Chattanooga, TN (Tuesday through Friday)....
Posted by Phil Henry in Mercy Hill Church
recent activity 3 months ago | 68 views

Happenings Around the Hill

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There are some great events going on this week at Mercy Hill, and don’t forget to scroll down to the prayer requests! Hot Off the Presses… Update on Our Facility...
Posted by Shelly Leary in Mercy Hill Church
recent activity 3 months ago | 41 views

Cancelled: Ladies' Fall Retreat

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We are so excited to have Barbara Duguid be our speaker for a Ladies’ Retreat this Fall. There will be more information coming, but for now here is her bio. Barb...
Posted by Shelly Leary in Mercy Hill Church
September 25 - September 26 6:00 pm – 3:00 pm (EDT)
2 people are coming
recent activity 3 months ago | 50 views

Workers to Help Set Up a New Playground

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Hey fam, Check out this opportunity to serve and show mercy tomorrow in Bridgeton! Jon Cummings is involved in a number of mercy ministry efforts in the Bridgeton...
Posted by Phil Henry in Mercy Ministry Team
recent activity 3 months ago | 200 views

Prayer for new mom & baby

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Hi all,   My uncle and his wife just had a baby about a week ago.  He has two grown sons, 29 and 27 and this is her first.  After...
Posted by Kellie Frost in Learning the City
Comment from Kellie Frost:

Just a quick update….My uncles wife went back into the hospital again today for a spinal procedure because she was having terrible headaches.  They ended up flying her to Jefferson and she’s getting some more tests done.  A few hours ago she was going to have an MRI as they are trying to rule out many many things.  She’s currently in the neurologic intensive care unit and the baby is spending the night at my aunts.  Thankfully my aunt has 3 little girls that were beyond excited to spend some time with the little one and my grandmom also lives with her, so I think she was excited to spend some unexpected time with her new granddaughter, though the situation isn’t ideal.  

Continue to keep them all in your prayers!

Thanks!

recent activity 3 months ago | 33 views

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