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Beloved Community,

The Realm of Possibility

February 4th, 2024

In these weekly letters, I often enjoy the opportunity to write reflectively for you about a happening in the life of the church, or the chance to tell a meanin...

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Beloved Community,

The Ministry of a Deacon

January 27th, 2024

Tomorrow in worship, we install 24 active Deacons who have committed to serve God and our church in 2024. Five of these eight Deacons newly-called to serve are ...

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Beloved Community,

Gift and Giver

December 21st, 2023

If I had a dollar for every one of you who've shared with such gratitude what Sunday's service of Lessons & Carols meant to you... well, I'd have a host of doll...

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Beloved Community,

Celebrating What We Can Do, Not What We Can’t

November 18th, 2023

On the first Sunday of every month after sharing in communion together, you often hear one of our pastors inviting you to give a second offering to our John 3:1...

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Beloved Community,

November’s Quiet Bounty

November 2nd, 2023

Just a couple of nights ago, my family and I drove into Ardmore (our usual Halloween haunt) for some trick-or-treating. All five of us were dressed and ready fo...

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Beloved Community,

An Ordinary Church Business Meeting

October 21st, 2023

I never thought I'd hold such a fondness in my heart for an ordinary church business meeting until the pandemic pressed these onto a screen for years....

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