Bottle Hill Day Again!

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I am working on the eNews letter this morning and it just blows me away that it’s time for Bottle Hill Day again! Saturday, October 5, starting at 11am on the PCM lawn! This is our #1 community outreach effort and PCM is the family destination for Bottle Hill Day. Bring your pets for the...

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Old Testament Study

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When is the next Bible Study? We get asked that a lot—so here you go! We’re offering the first of two 8-week deep dives into Bible starting with Old Testament this fall. Come to the orientation on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 9:30 in the parlor. Childcare provided! We’ll jump into what...

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Dorian

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What is it about Labor Day Weekend? Hurricane Dorian has already bowled over the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm. It stalled over Grand Bahama this morning and as I write this at the end of the day Tuesday it appears to be weakening.  I’m sure you’ve seen the spaghetti...

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Prayer Changes

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…one of His disciples said to Him, "Lord, teach us to pray…" — Luke 11:1 Spiritual practices take different forms. You may remember that we explored spiritual practices during Lent using the book Celebration of Discipline from Richard Foster. All the sermons during Lent were...

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Woodstock

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3 days of Peace and Music in White Lake, New York.That’s how they advertise it.50 years ago, last weekend. Max Yasgur’s Dairy Farm in Bethel, New York is a beautiful natural outdoor amphitheater and on August 15, 16, and 17, 1969 Woodstock changes the world. People start showing up...

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Back in the Game

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I’ve enjoyed seeing pictures on Facebook of everyone’s vacation trips. Spain, the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain National Park, the Shore, Europe, Bermuda, Aruba…just a few. It’s nice to see the sunburned noses! My little break started with the 8-day intensive for my...

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Affordable Housing

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Today (July 24) begins an 8-day intensive for my Doctor of Ministry program in Public Theology at Drew University. It will be great to hang out with our cohort and reconnect as we engage each other and challenge each other to live into this life following Jesus out into the public square. This...

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Namaste

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A couple years ago, we tried to start a meditation group at the local place, Jolie. We met with Julia at Jolie every week for several months, but we probably chose a time that wasn’t convenient for most people because it never caught on. Nevertheless, it was awesome! Yeah, it was...

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It Bears Repeating

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Every week when I sit down to write the blog it’s almost always on Wednesday morning. We have Mid-week Communion in the parlor starting at 7:10am every Wednesday—come join us! It’s a great mid-week touchstone, a literal “centering” in the week, and you’ll be...

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Love

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One of the great joys of being a minister comes at weddings. Bringing two people together in the eyes of God, their families, and friends. With sighs too deep for words, it is just a Spirit thing. Amazing!   1 Corinthians 13 is the classic wedding scripture for obvious...

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