Category Archives: From the Pastor

Preaching In Pumps

In the spirit of imparting ideas to others, Rev. Sarah Weaver of the Rehoboth Congregational Church agreed to share a portion of her most recent blog, Preaching in Pumps, that addresses how churches should be ‘comfortably uncomfortable.‘ “I get so many … Continue reading

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Hope

Hope looks for the good in people instead of harping on the worst. Hope opens doors Where despair closes them. Hope discovers what can be done Instead of grumbling about what cannot. Hope draws its power from a deep trust … Continue reading

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MAKING THE MOST OF IT!

People have heard me say many times in the last two and a half years as moderator, “we have to look at ourselves with fresh eyes.” If you haven’t heard me say it, well, there it is. I’m always amazed … Continue reading

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Worshiping at St. Paul’s Unitarian-Universalist Church – July 1, 8 and 15

July 1, 8 and 15, we will be worshiping at St. Paul’s Unitarian-Universalist Church (10 a.m.) at 1060 Central Street, Palmer.

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From the Editor’s Desk – Father’s Day 2018

Sunday is Father’s Day, the annual holiday where Americans celebrate the men who made them. You may love dear old dad, but how much do you  actually know about the observance in his honor? Brush up on your Father’s Day … Continue reading

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Statement of Giving

We at the Second Congregational Church of Palmer are blessed with members and supporters who can offer many levels of financial support as well as many non-monetary talents. We recognize that our Church calls upon you for those resources frequently … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

Imagine there is a bank that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day. Every evening it deletes whatever balance you fail to use during the day. What would you do? Draw … Continue reading

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Christ Born in Our Midst

The worship service on Sunday, December 31st, was touching and meaningful. During the sermon time, several people shared how Christ had been born for them in the past year (how God specifically and personally touched their lives). Thank you to … Continue reading

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Service of Lessons and Carols

Our annual Service of Lessons and Carols was absolutely wonderful! The music was terrific, the readers were all superb, communion was quiet and meaningful, and   singing “Silent Night” by candlelight was just the perfect end to a stirring service. My … Continue reading

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A Proclamation

A Proclamation by His Excellency Governor Charles Baker Whereas After the first harvest in 1621, the Pilgrims gathered with their neighbors, the Wampanoag Native Americans, broke bread, gave thanks and celebrated their freedom in Plymouth, observing the First Thanksgiving in … Continue reading

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