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Pastor Mark

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A Success Story

Tomorrow night is our last night for the 2007-8 season of the Huntington Interfaith Homeless Initiative (HIHI). Once again we successfully teamed up with Centerport Methodist, Our Lady Queen of Martyrs and St. Patricks’ Church...

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March 07, 2008
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Complaint Free Lent

Happy Valentines Day! I hope you are enjoying the day. And, no complaining. This past Sunday we introduced our CCH Lenten program. We are asking everyone to give up complaining for Lent. The Deacons want...

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February 14, 2008
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Object of Protest

As I drove into the church parking lot on Wednesday night I was surprised to be greeted by picketers. There were a dozen protesters carrying signs and yelling at the cars that came into our...

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January 25, 2008
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Congregationalism at Work

This Sunday we put the Congregation in Congregationalism. People often ask me about the difference between Protestant denominations. The simplest answer is our governance systems. As Congregationalists we are among the most democratic. This Sunday...

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January 12, 2008
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Mainline on Track?

How many times have you seen news articles proclaiming that the mainline is dead? The mainline in this case is not Amtrak, but the historically predominant American Protestant churches—Presbyterians, Methodists, Lutherans, Episcopalians, and, yes, the...

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January 10, 2008