St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

This Saturday night we will celebrate our 3rd St. Patrick’s day dinner. Please join us for this special time of food, celebration, and learning about one of our most missional of forebears. We’ll have Irish music playing as we eat good Irish food, or at least, good food. I look forward to seeing you there.…

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Words for the Week: Lent #3

Lent is a time of repentance, a time of reflection and, in addition, it is a time of waiting. Last week’s Psalm reading (Ps. 27) ends with the injunction, “Wait upon the Lord.” This week’s Psalm extols God for his promise of deliverance, it is a Psalm of praise and full of joy. But the…

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Words for the Week: Lent #2

As we move toward this second week of Lent I want to encourage you to increase the amount of time you spend reflecting on Scripture. Do this throughout your day. Take time earlier in the day, over your lunch hour and in the evening. Remember, Lent is not about removing things from our lives but…

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Words for the Week: Lent Wk.#1

This Wednesday night, Ash Wednesday, marks the beginning of Lent. Lent is a perfect time to step back, reflect upon one’s relationship with God, and renew that same relationship through repentance and fasting. Lent is not merely a time to subtract certain things from our life but it is also a time to add. Adding…

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Ash Wednesday … next week

The season of Lent will soon be upon us. Lent begins with the observance of Ash Wednesday, a service designed around the themes of repentance and preparation. The Lenten season was intended as a forty day season of preparation for one’s baptism on Easter morning. Today Christians observe Lent as means of deepening their dependence…

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