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Pastor Mark

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low church

“What color do we wear, is it still white?†Pastor Lois asks me. It is 9:50 on Sunday, January 22, and we are standing outside the door of her office.   I respond, “I think...

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March 15, 2006
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Church update

I hope that you had a safe and fun snow day on Sunday. It is usually a tough call to cancel church, but this past Sunday it was obvious. Nobody should have been out. I...

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February 17, 2006
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MLK and Living Wage

This past Sunday we celebrated the annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Sunday. It is one of my favorite Sundays of the year. It is quite extraordinary that a Protestant minister has a national holiday named...

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January 20, 2006
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post holiday blahs

Does anyone else feel as if a dump truck of rotten bananas has been dumped on your head and you can’t dig your way out? I have a serious case of post-holiday blahs. It doesn’t...

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January 06, 2006
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Church on Christmas

It has been newsworthy the past couple of weeks that many churches have cancelled church this Sunday in honor of Christmas. The attention has focused on mega-churches that have decided to call off worship on...

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December 26, 2005
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Happy 50th CCH!

This Sunday is a truly historic day (it is not often that I can say that). On Sunday morning we will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first worship service of The Congregational Church...

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December 01, 2005
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Gratitude Attitude

This past January my grandfather, whom we grandkids affectionately called Papa B.O., found out he was terminally ill and went under hospice care in Denver, Colorado. He was in a nursing home the last couple...

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November 23, 2005