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Grimsby Central Hall Profile

Grimsby Central Hall is located on Duncombe Street in the town’s East Marsh area.  The hall opened in 1937, just two years before war was declared for a 2nd time in 21 years and during a time of depression for the Grimsby area. 433 more words


Line Dancing and Church Community

Line Dancing is America’s cultural dance. This is my opinion, contrary to all of the square dancing lessons I received (endured) in elementary school. I came to this conclusion as I was watching a school dance. 459 more words



Can we agree to disagree? That is the question posed by Gracie Bond Staples in the Atlanta Journal Constitution last week. Quoting Wes Parham, and organizational analyst, she suggested that the “hater mindset… (is) taking hold of the country, creating virtual echo chambers that confirm our biases rather than challenge them.” This way of thinking prefers “to dismiss any views that are contrary to their own.” 433 more words

Stephen Ministry: Expanding the church's reach

ENID, Okla. — “Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.”

That verse, Galatians 6:2, describes the Stephen Ministries mission to organize and train lay ministers to “provide one-to-one Christian care to hurting people in and around the congregation,” the group’s website states. 1,442 more words


The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Those of us who work in churches have some great stories to share. Let’s talk about those funny things and suprises! 168 more words


Coerced Faith?

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven,               but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.   543 more words


Thank You New Hope!

Thank you New Hope!!!

I would like to say a personal thank you to everyone at New Hope UMC for their support and prayers over the years. 224 more words