A Message from the Pastor’s Desk HAPPY FATHER’S DAY Fathers litter the Bible, in both the Old Testament and New, and are so prolific that sometimes we forget to focus on them, even on the one day a year when we should. One famous father that comes to mind is the father of the ProdigalContinue reading “Father’s Day Message”
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Mother’s Day Message
Sermon Lesson: Ruth 1:16-17 (NRSV) Some of you at Florence Congregational (and I do know our readership presence on the web is beyond that) have been fortunate enough to meet my mum. She rarely gets to come up because she, like me, (or rather I, like her) is a minister, and on Sunday she isContinue reading “Mother’s Day Message”
An Article and Worship Service by Rev. Averill Elizabeth Blackburn Dear Reader, Although I can only speak for myself, one of the aspects of worship I have missed most during this Health Crisis was the taking of Communion with my fellow believers. The ritual of the Lord’s Supper is one of my earliest memories ofContinue reading “Home Communion”
While recording a scripture lesson, I received this unexpected yet absolutely marvelous compliment: You preach it like a Puritan.” Kyle Brazauski As a descendant of Thomas Rogers, who sailed on the Mayflower in search of religious freedom, I can’t think of a higher compliment to my preaching.