Tag Archives: Items of Interest

No Vacancy

Why do I keep thinking about no room in the inn when it’s time to be thinking about Good Friday and Easter? Some of us on the Building Usage or even the Invitation and Outreach Committees could answer that question. … Continue reading

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What To Do With an Empty Corner?

Most of us by now have noticed the empty corner on our property. It is right at the corner of Bayard and Neilson streets. The tree has come down, but what should go up? It would be nice to have … Continue reading

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Repairing the Church Tower

Who was the philosopher who overlooked the skyline of a city of his time and then remarked that 150 steeples cannot all be wrong? Was it Gottfried Leibniz or John Locke? I don’t know, but the story was brought up … Continue reading

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Pat Shiffner: Teacher of the Year

In a church as filled with members of the teaching profession as ours, it is very important to know that one of us received a special honor this past month: Pat Shiffner received the New Brunswick Teacher Award and the … Continue reading

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Hopewell for a Summer Break

Our Seniors’ Club, Free Spirits, recently exercised great skill when choosing an appropriate location to seal off their program year and go into the summer break: they went for a lunch in the town of Hopewell. What a prophetic name … Continue reading

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Children Claiming Their Place

Nothing happens if you don’t move! A few years ago, it looked like we had reached a fork in the road where this parental word proved true. Our Lunchtime Recital series had lost much of its audience, our kitchen team … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

Heavy machinery – ah, we workers in the Lord’s vineyard have a special affinity to this. Perhaps this is so because much of our daily work centers on spiritual matters that are just so different from a decent back hoe … Continue reading

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