A New School Year

Posted by Kim Lee on

The start of a new school year can be an exciting, frightening, joyful, and/or dreadful time in the life of your child. I should know. I am a teacher. It’s an unlikely vocation, considering my own unfortunate educational journey. It all began as I was winding my way through the wiles of...

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Answering God's Call

Posted by Lori Raible on

Ever been cornered at a dinner party by someone who wants to know what the word, ‘Presbyterian’ means? I have. It means elder in Greek, but the yawn-producing answer is this: ‘Presbyterians are distinctive in two major ways. We adhere to a pattern of thought known as Reformed...

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Transitions

Posted by Jay Masanotti on

Family and friends had been traveling home for an entire day when something in the rhythm of the trip prompted Mom and Dad to look around for their boy. He was nowhere to be found. It was the ultimate Home Alone moment, but instead of “KEVIN!” aboard a Boeing 737, it was...

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What Difference Does Easter Make?

Posted by Rush Otey on

What difference does Easter make? The late William Barclay once observed that one of the most tragic things that can happen to a person is the loss of wonder. When we are young, we live in a thrilling, wonder-full world. But as we grow older we sometimes find ourselves living in a world which...

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The Gift of Music

Posted by Fred Spano on

A generous designated gift was made to the church to provide more frequent professional guest musicians during the 10:30am worship on Sundays. We are deeply grateful for this fund, and invite the entire congregation to join us this Sunday, April 7th.   The Music: Requiem in C Minor...

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Lent 101: Let Us Prepare Together

Posted by Mary Bowman on

If you watched me bake cookies, you would notice that I do one thing at a time. I preheat the oven, then get the pan ready, and then take out the mixer. I pull out one ingredient at a time and add it to the bowl. I pull out another one and add it. And then another. And then another. I thought...

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Chaos

Posted by Lori Raible on

Earlier this month a ‘winter vortex,’ swept the nation. Last week it was 80 degrees outside and I was in a wool dress. All across the city, sinuses and squirrels were confused. Maybe our Carolina daffodils will make it through the incoming frost bomb barreling on the horizon, but I...

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