Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2017’

“Alpha and Omega”- Ephesians 1:15-23, Matthew 25:31-46– Nov. 26, 2017

I’ve been doing a little informal research on Presidential pardons of turkeys. This week President Trump pardoned Wishbone and Drumstick, the two beautiful turkeys who were spared the fate of others of their kind during Thanksgiving week. President Obama spared Tator and Tot last year, Abe and Honest the year before, Cheese and Mac in 2014, Popcorn and Caramel, Cobbler …

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Raking Leaves

On a chilly Saturday morning November 18, a team of energetic 2CC members raked leaves and dragged tarps full of them to the woods, cleaning up the church grounds for winter in record time of a few intense hours of work.

“Into Circulation”– Matthew 25:14-30– Nov. 19, 2017

Right on cue, the Parable of the Talents turns up in the lectionary on the third Sunday in November, when many churches, like ours, are collecting their pledges and estimates of giving for the coming year. How many Stewardship Sermons have you heard on the Parable of the Talents? The thing is, it is a parable, which means it’s multi-layered, …

“Alternative Energy”– Matthew 25:1-13– Nov. 12, 2017

I have a couple of different recurring dreams, which, I’ve discovered, other people have in various versions. One recurring theme is the “I’m not prepared” dream. One version is, I’m walking in the halls of my school, trying to remember where my science classroom is, because I know I have an exam today. The problem is, I don’t remember going …

“Come Together”– Matthew 23:1-12– Nov. 5, 2017

I’ve gotten a number of heart-warming responses to the article I wrote in this month’s issue of the magazine Spirituality and Health. It was entitled, “If You Came to My Church.” We sent out a copy of the article to our church e-mail list, and there’s a copy of it posted in Webster Hall, in case you haven’t seen it. …

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Sewing and Crafting Bee

sewing and crafting bee on Saturday, November 4 was a busy and fun morning of making toys and treats for dogs, cats, wild birds, and pet owners… to be sold at the Pet Pourri booth at our Snowball Bazaar Friday Dec 1 and Saturday Dec 2. A

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