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Newsletter for May 2022

Newsletter for May 2022

Do we take the time to think and pray for others? A voyaging ship was wrecked during a storm at sea and only two of the men on it were able to swim to a small, desert like island. The two survivors, not knowing what else to do, agree that they had no other recourse...

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Newsletter for April 2022

Newsletter for April 2022

Like a good spring cleaning, it’s a great time for spring self-caring. Taking care of yourself isn’t being selfish, it’s actually the first step in giving your best care to others. A great example of this is demonstrated thousands of times a day. When boarding a...

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Newsletter for March 2022

Newsletter for March 2022

I asked my neighbor when her birthday was, and she said March 1st. Been marching for half an hour now, and she still hasn’t told me. So excited to be part of First Congregational Church of Huntley. If I didn’t have a chance to meet you in January (for the trial sermon...

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Newsletter for February 2022

Newsletter for February 2022

Love: The Rest of the Story On Sunday, February 6th, Rev. David Strang, who has been here before will be delivering the sermon,” St. Valentine: The Rest of the Story,” while I am away for some rest. I was really intrigued by that title, and felt it was directing me to...

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Newsletter for January 2022

Newsletter for January 2022

The Joy of Restoration Restoration: The action of returning something to a former owner, place, or condition; an act of restoring or the condition of being restored: such as. a : a bringing back to a former position or condition : reinstatement the restoration of...

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Newsletter for December 2021

Newsletter for December 2021

There is a Welsh word called “Hiraeth.” It means a spiritual longing for a home which maybe never was. Nostalgia for ancient places to which we cannot return. It is the echoes of the lost places of our soul’s past and our grief for them. It is in the wind, and the...

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Newsletter for November 2021

Newsletter for November 2021

The Power of the Penny “A penny for your thoughts…”                            “A penny saved is a penny earned…” “A bad penny…a bad penny always turns up...” “That must have cost a pretty penny…”  And guess what? There are more sayings about a penny! However, I will...

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Newsletter for October 2021

Newsletter for October 2021

How Do We “Stand Up Together?” Ronald Pogue is a transition specialist who has served several interims. He makes some very interesting comments concerning a faith community and mission. I may have shared this once before, but it bears repeating as we finish up our...

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