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Newsletter for May 2023

Newsletter for May 2023

Four high school boys afflicted with spring fever skipped morning classes. After lunch they reported to the teacher that they had a flat tire. Much to their relief she smiled and said, "Well, you missed a test today so take seats apart from one another and take out a...

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Newsletter for April 2023

Newsletter for April 2023

Why Holy week? Why does Jesus have to die? There are multifaceted pieces to the most important week in our Judeo-Christian faith. Easter cannot happen without Good Friday, which is preceded and given meaning by the Last Supper (New Covenant in Jesus blood) that we...

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Newsletter for March 2023

Newsletter for March 2023

It’s been one year (last March) since our “marriage” as pastor and congregation, here’s a few marriage anniversary chuckles. “I love you more than carbs but less than cheese!” “I love you. Thanks for killing all the spiders this year.” “If love is an amazing dream,...

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Newsletter for February 2023

Newsletter for February 2023

Happy Valentine’s Day   Upcoming events in February and beyond: Sunday Feb. 5th - Job series 3 of 4 “Literary Treasure” also celebrating communion: The wisdom book of Job answers the question why bad things happen to good people, with rich content, structure, and...

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Newsletter for January 2023

Newsletter for January 2023

The unfathomable mystery of God is that God is a lover who wants to be loved – Henri Nouwen What follows is excepts from a book I am writing “Wholy Wholeness.” Pastor Avery continued, “what if God is bound by not tampering with human free will yet doing everything...

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Newsletter for December 2022

Newsletter for December 2022

As we enter the Advent (Christmas) season there’s a lot going on, with or without all of Santa’s reindeer… Upcoming events in December: Saturday, Dec. 3rd Cookie Walk 9 am to noon in fellowship hall: The Whitechapel Handbell Choir will be playing seasonal pieces in...

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Newsletter for November 2022

Newsletter for November 2022

A cold “time out” can work wonders 29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. Ephesians 4:29  Does our speech/language encourage others? Do...

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Newsletter for October 2022

Newsletter for October 2022

Upcoming Events in October and Educational (teacher) Humor  Dinner/Dessert: If you weren’t available for dinner/dessert over the summer and you’d like to participate let us know, we’d (Synthea & I) would love to get together with you in October or whenever your...

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Newsletter for September 2022

Newsletter for September 2022

Upcoming Events in September as we Reimagine Church Dinner/Dessert: If you weren’t available in August for dinner/dessert and you’d like to participate let us know, we’d (Synthea & I) would love to get together with you in September or whenever your available....

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