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A Laity Jubilee – October 24, 2010

Sunday, October 24, was a celebration of the ministry of the laity of Huguenot Church. Worship included a presentation of a pictorial Jubilee History that represented many of the ways that the people of our community of faith have been … Continue reading

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Pumpkins Arrive

Members of Huguenot Church, with the help of Scouts from St. Matthias and their families, unloaded nearly 1400 pumpkins on Saturday morning, September 25. A little later in the afternoon the truck returned with unclaimed pumpkins and another 250 were … Continue reading

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Jubilee in Worship, Fellowship, and Service

It was a great day. 102 souls gathered for worship on September 12, 2010. Former pastor, Mike Meloy, preached and reminded us how some of our most significant formation as a community of faith occurs in times of adversity and … Continue reading

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Jubilee Worship & Picnic

Our 50th Anniversary Jubilee celebration began on Sunday, July 4, 2010 with open air worship and a church picnic. About 100 people attended with another couple of dozen of our LDS neighbors joining us for lunch after worship. If you … Continue reading

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Redistricting Sails—Site Selection Stumbles

Well, the anticipation of discord over the plan to reduce the number of districts in the Virginia Conference was apparently unfounded. There were a few voices in opposition to the proposal—mostly what I would call the “we like things the … Continue reading

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Know Boundaries

A plan will be presented this afternoon [Tuesday] to reduce the number of district in the Virginia Conference from 18 to 16. District boundaries have not been significantly adjusted in nearly 40 years. I won’t trouble you with all the … Continue reading

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Called to cake and pasta

Our conference preacher, Vance Ross of the General Board of Discipleship, says sometimes we are called to cake and pasta. It may be easy and appealing to say yes to the call of cake and pasta, but that kind of … Continue reading

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Business as usual

I am currently sitting in Annual Conference in the Norfolk Scope Arena waiting for afternoon worship to begin, so my preaching reflections will have to wait a little while. Maybe I’ll have it up by tomorrow if I get out … Continue reading

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Live streaming of Annual Conference available on Conference Web site

Virginia Annual Conference begins Sunday night, June 13, with a Service of Remembrance and Holy Communion in the Scope arena in Norfolk. Live streaming of the 2010 Virginia Annual Conference session will be available, beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, from … Continue reading

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A blog for preaching reflections

I have just inaugurated this blog as a place to reflect on preaching texts for the coming weeks in worship. Check back to see what develops and feel free to comment. My hope is that this will help preaching be … Continue reading

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