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Pastor Mark

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Congregationalism 101

I am sometimes asked, “What is the difference between the United Church of Christ and the Methodists, Presbyterians, Lutherans, and other Protestant denominations?” My answer, “Polity, primarily.” There are important differences in the way we...

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January 21, 2011
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20 Years

Twenty years ago on New Year’s Eve I arrived with my family to move into the church parsonage and begin my pastorate at The Congregational Church of Huntington. We left Denver, Colorado, on the day...

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January 13, 2011
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Christmas Eve at CCH

On Christmas Eve we hold two special worship services at The Congregational Church of Huntington. If you are in the area, we invite you to join us. 5:30 PM   Family Pageant Service: Children from...

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December 21, 2010
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One Week to Go

Only one week to go. At the church this means we still have four bulletins to print next week for the upcoming worship services. Since our office is closed between Christmas and New Year’s we...

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December 17, 2010
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A Season of Service

We are beginning the season of cold and dark. Winter is descending with ever shorter days and falling temperatures. It is no surprise that light is a powerful symbol for winter holidays. We need some...

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December 02, 2010
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Stop the Hate

I have been deeply upset recently to learn of the vandalism at the Masjid Noor Mosque on Park Avenue. I had read about a lot of vandalism at mosques around the country, but not this...

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November 05, 2010
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