Confirmation
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Confirmation

This Monday, January 24th, we’ll be starting our Confirmation Class with our 5th Graders, and any older students, who haven’t been through confirmation, but would like to. We’ll be gathering with the other kids in the Activities Center at 3:45, but will quickly transition to where we’re going to be meeting. (We’ll be moving around each week, but...

Songs of Ascents
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Songs of Ascents

In the Psalms, there are what we have listed as Songs of Ascents. At some point, they became literal songs that the pilgrims would sing as they went to Jerusalem for the Feasts and other special times. The Temple was on top of the Temple Mount, and towered over the surrounding area. As the people literally “went up” to worship,...

A New Routine
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A New Routine

Most of my years in ministry, my messages after the holidays have been something along the lines of “Back to the Routine,” coming off of the holidays and returning to the normal grind.  If you can say anything about the last  couple of years, it would seem that there is a new routine – once people seem to...