From the Pastor

“ . . . do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with God.”

Rev. Don Remick, who preached last Sunday and has worked with many churches on revitalization, noted that these words from Micah 6:8 reflect what makes vital churches vital in the 21st century. From his sermon, Rev. Remick said that to “walk humbly with God” is to strive for worship that is deeply meaningful, engaging, and

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Delicious Food for Thought!

A total of eleven of us stayed after coffee hour on Sunday to listen to what Rev. Don Remick had to share about churches that are vital in the 21st century (a TERRIFIC number in attendance, by the way!). As those of you in worship heard, Americans as a whole are very much as inclined

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Why Go to Church On Sunday?

If you’re spiritually alive, you’re going to love this! If you’re spiritually dead, you won’t want to read it. If you’re spiritually curious, there’s still hope! A church goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to church every Sunday. He wrote: “I’ve gone

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In Appreciation

What an experience it has been! I am recovering according to schedule from my               surgery. Although my fitness did not prevent the surgery, it seems to be helping me recover well. I am humbled and filled with gratitude for the outpouring of care that I have received. It has started at home with my wife,

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Motherhood from A-Z

The following describes the many various roles a mom takes on, many performed at the same time!! Accountant Baker Coach Dressmaker Electrician Financial Advisor Grief Counselor Health-Care Practitioner Interior Decorator Judge Kitchen Manager Lender Mediator Nutritionist Office Clerk Psychic Quartermaster Restaurateur Supervisor Taxi Driver Underwriter Victim’s Rights Advocate Weightlifter X-Ray Vision Expert Yard Maintenance Assistant

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Community News

Easter Drama– The Living Last Supper is being performed at Christian Life Center at 1590 Sumner Avenue, the end of Sumner Ave, closer to Bicentennial Hwy. It is a drama with music depicting the Last Supper. Each disciple comes to the front of the stage and tells his personal story in relation to Jesus. Jesus

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A STITCH IN TIME, OFTEN JUST IN TIME

A STITCH IN TIME, OFTEN JUST IN TIME By Beth Zelazo SPOTLIGHT ON Merry Mombourquette, Terry Murray, Carol Venne and June Haendiges “May your hands always be busy; may your feet always be swift.” This is only the beginning of song lyrics by Bob Dylan that Merry recently heard as a prayer before a corn

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“Spectrum of Faith” Ggathering: A Summary

A Summary on the March 26th “Spectrum of Faith” gathering……. No one was really sure what to expect. About forty of us gathered in the dining room for lunch and then a time of “visioning,” of looking to find ways to share our “Spectrum of Faith” with the broader community. The tables were beautifully decorated,

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The 169th Annual Meeting of Second Congregational Church

e enjoyed a delicious potluck lunch following worship! Many skilled hands prepared some terrific food, and special thanks go to Marsha Piepho and Cheryl Theofane (and their skilled assistants) for organizing and overseeing the meal. This year, we met in the sanctuary. A screen was set up so that pertinent information could be projected for everyone

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Flower Opening

There is an opening for altar flowers on Sunday, February 26th. If anyone would like flowers for that day please speak with Jeannie Manley, or call the church office.                     

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