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How Far Do We Reach in Compassion?

The following texts were used in the sermon this morning. Genesis 45: 1-15, Romans 10: 5-15 and Matthew 15: 10-28. The title was as listed above. 1,975 more words

Layperson Sermons

All-Church-Clean-Up was a Big Success! Round Two...August 23

A great effort last night towards cleaning and organizing the church.  Thank you to everyone who participated!  However, we are not done yet…..we will gather on Saturday August 23 at 9:30 AM and hit it again. 31 more words

125 Anniversary

The big 125th Anniversary of First Congregational UCC in Jamestown, ND was celebrated on Saturday night with a banquet at the Gladstone Inn, and on Sunday morning with worship service. 1,107 more words

Life In The Dakotas

Church reunion displays

I took a few pictures while we were at the church reunion in Jamestown. It was the 125th Anniversary of the official founding of the First Congregational UCC in Jamestown, ND. 193 more words

Life In The Dakotas

Long Saturday

Today was an early day. We planned getting up and away early because Paulina was headed to state softball in Bismarck. Game at 9 am. They won, but not with her. 143 more words

Life In The Dakotas

A team by any other name

It’s football preseason time. A year ago, I wrote here about building momentum for changing the Washington professional team’s offensive name. “ Snyder is ultimately losing the public relations battle,” said Zach Stoloff of the New England Sports Network, one of a bunch of sportswriters and editorialists who had spoken out against the name. 852 more words

Concerning Silence

In the last several days four blogs that I read, an artist I follow, and two study groups I am involved with have all been about silence.   586 more words