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Nov 2005

I keep a mental list called, “The Things I Didn’t Learn in Seminary.†It is a long list. At the top is “Dress Up Like A Pilgrim and Herd Goats.†My four years in seminary (most people do it in three) was understandably not enough time to learn how to be a pastor. As with all vocations we learn most through on the job training. But, I never dreamed that the job would include pilgrims and goats. Each year at CCH we hold a Pilgrim Thanksgiving Festival. Through this we honor our......

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November 22, 2005

Pitch in

One of my father’s favorite phrases is, “pitch in.†This is usually said when it was time to clean the garage, or for company to arrive, or to help a friend move some furniture. When...

October 06, 2005

Church Meetings

This is meeting week at CCH. The first week of the month is filled with night meetings. Monday night it was the Trustees, Tuesday Church Council and Wednesday Outreach. Each one starts at 8:00 and...

September 30, 2005

Introductory remarks

Dear Friends, It may not appear evident to you, but you are viewing a huge advance in the use of technology at The Congregational Church of Huntington. I’ve been writing these e-updates for better than...