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We Welcome Pastor Emilson & Maida Cruz

It is for me a privilege to introduce pastor Emilson Cruz and his wife Maida, both are coming from Cuba. His appointment is in Polk Street UMC in Amarillo, TX. 552 more words

UMC

Bell towers

I keep being drawn to bell towers these days. Not real ones, but images of them. I didn’t even realize they were bell towers. I just knew they were four-sided tall towers, with window-like openings at the top. 972 more words

New Church

Transition: A New Metropolitan, Building, and Six Months In Orthodoxy

Not only have I made a major change from being Baptist to Orthodox.  Other major changes are under way now.  The change that affects all of us Antiochians is that of our new Metropolitan Joseph.   630 more words

Orthodox Christianity

Nieuwe Kerk and the 2014 World Press Exhibit

We nearly missed it this year, but we did finally remember to head into the Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) on the final day of the… 309 more words

Amsterdam

First Sundays

What can you say to a congregation on your first Sunday there to worship, let alone lead worship?

Methodists have been answering this question for years, and they’ve been doing so from both sides of the isle. 531 more words

The Community Dragon

My church celebrates its birthday on June 19th. Every year we have a huge community picnic and a pageant depicting some of the vibrant stories from the book of Revelation in the Bible. 725 more words

Empty, but not gone.

Some of you may know that I have (had?) a mirror site to BetsyBeadhead. It is (was?) called Empty Cross Community. It has (had?) only my religious writings. 910 more words

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