Oct 22 2014

Nikos: Lancaster First UMC – Another Old Photo (1961)

One of our staff members recently stumbled upon this 1961 photo of a church staff Christmas party. Rev. George Herd who served as pastor here at First UMC from 1946 to 1976 is at the top left. His wife is sitting in front of him. They are at Rising Hou…

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Oct 22 2014

This Day With God: Faith in Our Lord Provides a Better Future

In yesterday’s post Healing the Sick, I wrote about the man with leprosy and the paralytic who were healed because of their faith in Jesus. All can have a better future by receiving Jesus as Lord. Because of Jesus, we … Continue reading

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Oct 22 2014

Sacredise: Brainstorming for Worship: Love

A few years ago I experienced an unsettling visit to a fairly large church building in which a few scattered people had gathered for worship. What disturbed me was not the small number of worshippers. It was that they all sat as far away from each other as possible. I found myself wondering what impression […]

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Oct 22 2014

connexions: Post-mortem baptism: a hypothetical question

“One night, you’re in the sleep room; it’s 2am, and you get an urgent page to the intensive care nursery. Not knowing what to expect, you hurry to get up to the unit on the 12th floor. When you step out of the elevator, a nurse quickly points you to the last room at the [...]

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Oct 22 2014

Begin Again: dancing with Infinity

each lively soul worlds contained in a galaxy of one our gases, our dust our gravitational pull our weak wills our strong compulsions our spare shadowlands and gaudy stars our remarkable Light the wholeness of us dancing with Infinity © 2013, poem, Jamie Dedes; photo credit ~ NASA, public domain

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Oct 21 2014

Holy Conversations: All are Welcome

I consider
myself a pretty easy going kind of person. Live and let live right, but the one
thing I don’t like is when I feel forced to take a middle of the road kind of
stance. First and foremost the middle of the road is a dangerous place to be…

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