From the Pastor

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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From Our Pastor – January 4, 2017

Dear Members and Friends of Second Church, John Wesley was one of the founders of what is now the United Methodist Church, one of the largest Protestant denominations in the world. It began as a gathering of Anglican clergy who met weekly. Their goal was to study the Bible, seek to live God’s will, encourage

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“It’s God’s House” – 10/30/16 Sermon

I Chron. 29:10-18, Eph. 2:19-22 Sunday, October 30, 2016 – Stewardship Sunday Do you know the difference between a donation and a sacrifice? When you get an egg from a chicken, that’s a donation. When you get pork from a pig, that’s a sacrifice. When I was working in hospice, I tried to develop an

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From Your Pastor – 10/26/16

Dear Members and Friends of Second Congregational, Thank you so VERY much for the wonderful Sunday on October 16 celebrating the 30th anniversary of my ordination! (It seemed like it all started just 28 years ago!) As usual, I enjoyed deeply the music of the morning. Len got worship off to a great start with

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Dear Second Church Members and Friends,

Recently, Bev and I travelled to Atlanta to attend and participate in our niece’s bat mitzvah (sort of a Jewish confirmation). Our son and his girlfriend arrived late in the evening and had an interesting ride in from the airport. While riding in an Uber cab, their driver spotted another car moving erratically. He followed

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Easter Sermon , 2016 “Then the Doubt”

“Then the Doubt” John 20:19-31 Sunday, April 3, 2016 – Easter 2C The Sunday School teacher was describing that when Lot’s wife looked back at Sodom she turned into a pillar of salt when Bobby interrupted. “My mommy looked back once while she was driving,” he announced, “and she turned into a telephone pole.” Thomas.

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“Living With Fear”

Matthew 6:24-34 Sunday, 2-27-11 I’ve got the final word on living a long and healthy life. The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. The French eat a lot of fat and also suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. The Japanese drink very little

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“Living With Fear”

Matthew 6:24-34 Sunday, 2-27-11 I’ve got the final word on living a long and healthy life. The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. The French eat a lot of fat and also suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. The Japanese drink very little

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