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Methodist Episcopal Church, Forty Fort, PA

Entry towers that straddle the likely fault line between an auditorium and its Sunday school are a reliable indicator for an A-1 plan type. Information on the history of this church in sketchy; a 1920 periodical announces the intent to build but mentions no architect. 40 more words

Introduction To United Irishmen Rebellion Of 1798

The Rising of 1798 was a heady rebellion in Ireland that created a framework for Irish Republicanism and the wars that followed. Founded by protestants in Belfast, the Republican United Irishmen sought to remove sectarianism from Irish society. 82 more words


Rev. Sarah, at Your Service

My friend Sarah is the Presbyterian Church (USA)‘s latest pastor! This was on the cover of her ordination service bulletins. 

Oxford, MS, 2018. {Cardboard, acrylic paint, and ink. 483 more words


The Gift of Friendship (6 Pentecost)

This sermon was delivered at Briery Presbyterian Church in Keysville, VA, on July 1, 2018.

In the lectionary over the past few weeks, we have been hearing the interlocked stories of Samuel, Saul, and David.  2,181 more words

Sermons And Meditations

Hearing Jairus

(sermon 7/1/18)

“The Raising of the Daughter of Jairus,” detail, painting by Jeremy Winborg

Mark 5:21-43

When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. 1,656 more words

Presbyterian Church, Waterloo, IA

Largely hidden behind that octagonal entry/bell tower, the clerestory of a larger octagonal cupola can be seen. That shape choice gave the architect or the client great flexibility in orienting the congregation; with such a prominent entrance, I’d be surprised if the auditorium wasn’t on the diagonal. 36 more words

God Gave Us a Church for RM 5000 (USD 1236.30)

“Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.”
Psalms 37:4, NIV

It all happened so quickly; none of us can wrap our heads around what just happened.

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