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Pastor Mark

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Welcome Back

  There are too many sad memorials now at the end of summer. It seems we had just finished with the reminders of last year’s hurricanes and now we are remembering September 11. These are...

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September 08, 2006
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church friends

      The impact of the 50 years of The Congregational Church of Huntington became real for me on Saturday night at the Northport Yacht Club. As we gathered for our celebration dinner I...

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May 05, 2006
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Bio Sermons

I’m enjoying the sermon series I’m doing on historical figures in the United Church of Christ. Because our church is celebrating our 50th anniversary I thought it would be fun to look back to some...

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March 23, 2006
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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