After Easter

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I am not sure we know what to do with this time after Easter, but before Pentecost. All the patience, preparation, and waiting for Easter is behind us. The fine Easter clothes are packed away … Read More

New Life

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I do not accept the narrative about the death of the church, in general, or the Presbyterian Church (USA), in particular.  I have seen too much evidence to the contrary.  New ministries are popping up … Read More

Observing Lent

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I grew up in a non-religious family. My mother and father both had bad experiences in the church, so faith was almost always kept at arms length. I was baptized in the Roman Catholic Church … Read More

New Year, New Look

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If you have not yet, you will begin to notice soon the new logo above showing up across our print and digital media at the church. The new logo was developed alongside a new website … Read More

Following Stars

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On Epiphany of the Lord, we journey with the magi as they follow a star in the east to the young Jesus. This holy day concludes the twelve days of Christmas. It often falls during … Read More

A Living Nativity

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The story of Christmas is really many stories of Christ’s birth. Matthew’s gospel contains the conception of Christ by the Holy Spirit, the angel visit to Joseph, Jesus’ birth, the wise men’s visit with their … Read More

Dinner Conversations

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Meals define a lot of my childhood memories. I was lucky that most of my life my immediate family gathered around a table two or three times a day for meals. I remember the food, … Read More

Next Steps

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Summer has been a whirlwind of activity at Southminster. We hosted presbytery. We had great worship services week after week. We enjoyed wonderful potlucks together. We began to plan for the fall. We celebrated my … Read More