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From Michael Waschevski | September 11, 2019

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Dear friends,   Last Sunday was a full and wonderful day on our Penn Street campus.  Worship was vibrant and moving, visitors and new members began a First Connections Class together, Church School classes for all ages began -including new classes, a new member was received, we...

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From Joshua Stewart | September 4, 2019

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Dear friends,  Getting started is oftentimes the hardest part of a journey.  Making the commitment to take that first step requires courage, faith, and risk.  In our everchanging world, when it feels like everything is at our fingertips, it seems to be harder and harder to summon...

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From Joshua Stewart | August 21, 2019

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Dear friends,   Many years ago, I remember being asked to attend a big event called Triennium.  I had recently graduated from high school, and the trip sounded like fun.  It would involve traveling on a plane with a bunch of youth from Palo Duro Presbytery who I didn’t...

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From Michael Waschevski | August 14, 2019

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Dear friends,   Each summer I find myself inspired to reread a spiritual classic that has had a profound impact on my life of faith and experience of God’s love.  It has seemed especially important to me this month  given the violence, hateful rhetoric, and fear that has...

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From Robyn Michalove | August 7, 2019

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Dear Friends,   We all grieve the horror and sadness of the weekend’s mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso. We look for ways to understand the motives or ways to blame the actions of those who cause senseless violence and trauma. We wonder how we have come to a place in our...

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From Joshua Stewart | July 24, 2019

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Dear friends, Mark Yaconelli writes, “If you have a group of twelve kids who don’t understand your illustrations and one of them wants to kill you, you have a youth group just like Jesus.”  Working with young people is one of the great joys of my life, and it’s also...

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From Robyn Michalove | July 17, 2019

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Dear Friends, What a gift to share in our connectional church and our shared hope and common faith. Many of us travel to other congregations on vacations or when we visit friends and family, and we experience the gift of the larger body of Christ.   This week thirty children and youth...

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From Michael Waschevski | July 10, 2019

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Dear friends, Last week we began our Worship Around the World theme in worship.  Over the next several weeks we are intentionally incorporating liturgy and music from a different continent each week.   In addition to prayers, creeds, hymns and songs, we are praying for the Church...

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From Joshua Stewart | July 3, 2019

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Dear friends, This week, we celebrate our nation’s birthday. We remember, we reflect, and we party with parades, lakeside festivities, baseball games, slip ‘n slides, and cookouts. As I reflect on our country’s founders as well as our church’s founders, I’m...

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From Joshua Stewart | June 19, 2019

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Dear friends, Over the years, I’ve had the honor to share leadership in a variety of youth trips with my colleagues. From trips to Scotland with Michael Waschevski and the Heifer Ranch with Amy Parker, it’s a joy to share in Christ’s ministry with such gifted and committed...

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