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Beloved Community,

A Pastor Installed

January 20th, 2024

Perhaps there are few more meaningful services of worship for a pastor than that of an installation service that makes official the binding of a pastor to their...

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Beloved Community,

The Warmth of Zack’s Blessing

November 11th, 2023

I can hardly consider ordinations without feeling the invitation to consider blessing. My own ordination nearly 15 years ago was one of such affirmation, that t...

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Beloved Community,

40th Anniversary Celebration of Baptist Women in Ministry

October 7th, 2023

I've returned from a week away, shared with our larger Baptist family and First on Fifth denominational partners, and what a gift it was! I, along with our Amy ...

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Beloved Community,

Holy Ambition: CBF’s General Assembly

July 1st, 2023

This week, twenty First on Fifth folks traveled to Atlanta for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's General Assembly, the annual gathering of more than 1000 Coo...

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Beloved Community,

“PREACH!”

June 17th, 2023

Baptists have been in the news this week; perhaps you’ve heard. The Southern Baptist Convention met for their annual gathering, and beyond any other headline ...

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