From the Pastor

Get Your Reusable Bag!! Two Weeks Left!

Second Church has been selected to be the September  recipient of the Big Y Cares bag program! What this means is for every “Big Y Cares “ bag that is sold in the Palmer store, our church will receive one dollar! The Big Y Community Bag Program which launched in January of 2019, is a

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Big Y Community Bag Program!!

Second Church has been selected to be the September  recipient of the Big Y Cares bag program! What this means is for every “Big Y Cares “ bag that is sold in the Palmer store, our church will receive one dollar! The Big Y Community Bag Program which launched in January of 2019, is a

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Resignation – Barbara Larkin

Unfortunately, we have to announce that Barbara Larkin has resigned as church Moderator. We are thankful for all she has done in this position. As Vice Moderator, Denise Summers has stepped into the role of acting Moderator until the annual church meeting in January. The Executive Council will be looking for an acting Vice Moderator

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Church Is Hard

Church is hard for the person walking through the doors, afraid of judgement. Church is hard for the pastor’s family, under the microscope of an entire body. Church is hard for the prodigal soul returning home, broken and battered by the world. Church is hard for the girl who looks like she has it all

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Rev. Bruce’s Triple Chocolate Pie!

Items Needed: Sauce pan Blender or food processor Chocolate pie crust 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips five (5) egg yolks 12 oz. heavy cream 3 Tbs. chocolate liqueur (or coffee liqueur or coffee or espresso) Instructions: Heat heavy cream in saucepan up to boiling. While it’s heating, put egg yolks, liqueur, and chocolate chips in

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Greetings! As I conclude my time as the pastor of Second Congregational Church, I would like to thank some of people and groups in the church who have made a difference to me on one level or another. I wish I could thank everyone who deserves it. Thank you to our office staff, past and

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From Your Pastor – Finding Inspiration from Specific Bible Passages.

Greetings, Members and Friends of Second Church, Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote a series of books on her childhood, the best known of which was “Little House on the Prairie.” Her parents were Congregationalists (as were the children), a predecessor denomination of the United Church of Christ.  Laura had a personal Bible, which was apparently well-used.

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Save The Date! June 25, 2022

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 25th for the “Putting the Pastor out to Pasture” catered retirement party for none other than Rev. Bruce to take place in the dining hall of Second Congregational Church beginning at4 p.m.. Watch for more information in future Arrows, your mailbox and listen during Sunday announcements. It’s shear to

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Stop and Think

What happened to the world as we knew it? Stop and think before you just do it. Take the time to understand, To care and feel and take someone’s hand. What happened to the morals we knew? Stop and think before you just do. Take the time to lend a hand, Teach our children across

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From the Desk of Rhonda

To all my faithful newsletter readers ….… The time is long past due to reduce our media outreach expenses any way that we are able. With social media and internet/email so available to most, this newsletter can reach readers in many different and versatile forms. (I have been producing and mailing 200+ issues every other

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