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Category: Pastor Rick’s Message


February Message

I recently read a devotion on faith. It revealed a few important points, which in turn created a few questions. One point is that faith is shy and believes nothing great about itself.  For example, the Centurion in Luke 7,…

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January Message

This year, the Season of, “Epiphany” starts on Sunday, January 6.  “Epiphany” is a strange word. In one context, it means to have a revelation, or come to an understanding.  So, sometimes, we hear someone say. “I have just had…

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November Message

All Saints Day” is always celebrated on November 1, foll“owing the celebration of Halloween on October 31.  The two are interconnected. Halloween began as the Pagan “Feast of the Dead”.  Some historians trace Halloween to the Pagan “Sanshein” (Sows in)…

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August Message

We made it to July. On Monday, July 22, 2013, the Christian Church will honor Mary Magdalene.  Mary was from the town of  ”Magdala”, which means, “tower” or “fortress.”  It is situated on the western shore of Lake Tiberius (Sea…

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July Message

We made it to July. On Monday, July 22, 2013, the Christian Church will honor Mary Magdalene.  Mary was from the town of  ”Magdala”, which means, “tower” or “fortress.”  It is situated on the western shore of Lake Tiberius (Sea…

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JUNE MESSAGE

On Monday, June 24, the Christian Church celebrates the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. All births and infancies are unique and special. This holds true, especially, concerning St. John the Baptist. He came into being, shrouded in mystery and…

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May Message

Christian Church will celebrate the Sunday of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ. One of the Offices of Jesus is the Office of King. He is the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords. From the get go,…

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April Message

APRIL MESSAGE FROM PASTOR RICK April is a month of many fast changes.  One day we might be enjoying temperatures in the 80’s, with sunshine, and a light breeze. The next day might bring a blizzard with strong winds and…

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March Message

MARCH MESSAGE FROM  PASTOR RICK   A warm welcome to March 2013.  This year, Easter is early, on Sunday, March 31. We as God’s people have the blessing and benefit of, “Journeying with Jesus.”  We do this in our daily…

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FEBRUARY MESSAGE

FEBRUARY MESSAGE FROM PASTOR RICK I recently read a devotion on faith. It revealed a few important points, which in turn created a few questions. One point is that faith is shy and believes nothing great about itself.  For example,…

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