Pastor's Pen
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Pastor's Pen: Cornered by squirrels

These little creatures seem to be everywhere. They chase each other up and down trees, on rooftops, across picket fences, electric lines, clotheslines and even trying to cross the road. As they try … more

Pastor's Pen: En Gedi

En Gedi is the largest oasis along the western shore of the Dead Sea. It is a place of fresh water springs in the middle of the desert next to the Dead Sea.   The springs are called … more

Pastor's Pen: Just show up

Beloved community, As the summer season commences, our minds begin to wander away from the steady practice of work and dream about personal plans of relaxation. An invitation comes in the mail … more

Pastor's Pen: Baccalaureate Service

United Presbyterian Church is hosting a baccalaureate service for Walton’s O’Neill High School Sunday, June 9, at 6 p.m. We have 53 students in the graduating class this year. This … more

Pastor's Pen: The Unlikely Companionship of… PAIN!

Are you in need of inner healing from spiritual/emotional, pain? Allow me tell you about my, “idiot Lights.”   My wife and I once owned a 2000, Chevy S-10 truck. It had over … more

Pastor's Pen: An Interruption

Do you ever feel like one big interruption and that no one wants to hear what you have to say? It is like when someone asks you how you are feeling or doing and once you start to answer they have … more

Pastor's Pen: Feast or famine?

I have a small sunroom in the back of my house where I often sit and watch the birds at the feeder. I watch them as they quibble and fight over the seeds in the feeder, some birds chasing other birds … more

Pastor's Pen: Lovely, Lovable, Loving Love

As we approach the sixth Sunday of Easter, consider these words from Jesus: “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s … more

Pastor's Pen: The Good Shepard

Last Sunday is known in most Christian Churches as “Good Shepherd Sunday.” The gospel lesson for that day is from John: Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd … more

Pastor's Pen: A New Easter Story

Dear Beloved Community, One Easter morning, I had led a sunrise service at the Downsville covered bridge. The hearty group of folks gathered to celebrate a new dawn, a new life in Jesus, our … more

Pastor's Pen: ‘Three Days (Triduum)’ at Walton

I am very excited to introduce the following Holy Week events sponsored by the Walton Ministerium. It is called Triduum, a period of three days’ observance, specifically Maundy Thursday, Good … more

Pastor's Pen: Sadness and joy

Spring is upon us. It’s time to think of Easter. The sadness and the joy of the season we should all think about.   First we have Palm Sunday to celebrate.   “When … more
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