Holy Interruptions

Posted on 01 Jul 2018
W hen I was just out of high school, I got a job with the New England Tel & Tel in Massachusetts.  This was before the big breakup of Bell Telephone and it was a great job to have.  Every weekend there was a party given by the management somewhere and one summer night they…
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“Don’t you just love a good underdog story?”

Posted on 24 Jun 2018
I n the name of God who creates life, In the name of the Savior who loves life, In the name of the Spirit who is the fire of life. Amen  As some of you know Kate and I have two dogs. There’s Carter, a coon hound mix. He’s lanky and tall, kind of like…
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Seeking the Kingdom

Posted on 17 Jun 2018
T his is the time of year with all the photos of graduations, proms and even some weddings where I am totally shocked that someone I thought was still about 7 years old is now going into high school, or graduating from college.  ‘Whoa, wasn’t I just changing their diapers a few years ago? 
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The Sabbath In Our Hearts

Posted on 03 Jun 2018
W hen I was in my thirties, a young single mother with a couple of jobs to make ends meet, I was overjoyed when the Blue Laws ended in MA where I was living and raising my daughter, Jen.  I worked a lot, and it felt like total freedom for me to enter stores on…
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Born of the Spirit

Posted on 27 May 2018
  I was born with a clip board and a pen in my hand…..”Been Born…..Check!!! Even as a young girl in our tiny little cul-de-sac neighborhood, everything and everyone fit into a neat compartment.  I directed our yearly variety show for the neighbors—managing all the kids with songs, script
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Faith in the Intersection

Posted on 20 May 2018, Pastor: Adam Yates
  Oh, my friends, this has been a weekend where creation has groaned. It was a weekend of great joy, filled with pageantry and crowds, with dresses and fancy cars, of young women and young men caught up in a cultural institution and celebration. I am speaking, of course, of the junior prom
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Posted on 13 May 2018, Pastor: Mike Corey
  There was once an author, who, following the publication of her first book went on a book signing tour. At the first event hundreds showed up for autographs, pictures and to hear her lecture. The thrill of the moment carried her through an exciting and tiring day. A few days later she
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Growing the Circle

Posted on 06 May 2018, Pastor: Adam Yates
  As someone who stands up here to preach regularly, I really appreciate our reading from the Acts of the Apostles this morning. Peter is preaching to a small group of believers. Now, perhaps he had started going on a little bit long, or maybe his words were, how shall I say, a little
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Abiding in Christ

Posted on 29 Apr 2018, Pastor: Ann Perrott
  Growing up, I lived in a quiet neighborhood, a cul-de-sac.  There were a lot of kids who lived on our road and we did everything together.  One of the ways we passed the time was to sit underneath a neighbor’s grapevine that grew above a picnic table in their back yard.  We helped
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