Show Love To One Another

The pandemic will one day come to an end, but not yet. There was a time not long ago when cases were dropping and at the church, we stopped requiring masks and started a refreshment time after church. Now with cases continuing to increase we suggest that people who attend in person wear a mask…

One Human Race

Memorial Day has been a bit of a struggle for me.  As a child it was a tradition to go with my family to put flowers on the graves of departed family members.  In New England, the weekend marked the beginning of summer, so it was safe enough to put flowers in the ground without…

I’m Fixin To

Hurricane season begins June 1st. Am I prepared? That is a question we should ask ourselves at this time of year. Depending on personality type, you may be the one who has already prepared for hurricane season. You are always prepared. The opposite is the person who waits until the very last minute and is…

The Common Good

Please click hear to hear a Pastor Alan’s thoughts on The Common Good.

Like a Sabbatical

Watch a short video from Pastor Alan as we wrap up this month of April.

A Message From Pastor Alan

The corona virus has our nation and the world on edge. There are so many unknowns from day to day it is hard to keep up with the all the information coming our way. Please make sure you listen to reliable, reputable information sources for up to date information locally and nationally. The question on…

Dualistic Thinking

Do you have a favorite sports team? Did you grow up with a rivalry between one school and another? We were brought up that way. Growing up where I did there was and still is a great rivalry between two major league baseball teams. There are two major political parties in the United States. In…

Walk a mile in my someone else’s shoes

“The admonition to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes means before judging someone, you must understand his experiences, challenges, thought processes, etc. The full idiom is: Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. In effect, it is a reminder to practice empathy. While long credited as a Native American aphorism,…

Connections

Jesus was questioned by the religious authorities many times about his power, what he was doing and his authority. He was upsetting the way things normally worked in the society of his day. It was all a new way of living and being, one of love, peace and forgiveness. This past Sunday we heard Jesus…

Blessed where we are

I sometimes post sunset photos on my Facebook page. Some might say, too often. I took one the other night and received the usual round of comments. There is something special about a sunrise, sunset or just the sky in general that on any given day or moment it causes us to pause and reflect…

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