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The Hands of a Healer

The writer to the Hebrews talks about “the great cloud of witnesses” who watch over us to cheer us on. The late Carlyle Marney, a baptist pastor and prominent speaker in the middle decades of the 20th Century talked about … Continue reading

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Pastoral Update and an Excerpt from "The Moravian Experience"

I have been thinking about Moravian “firsts.” I wish we could have avoided the new first of canceling so many public services, even the Easter Service in God’s Acre. I am glad it will be streamed online from the Home … Continue reading

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Take Time to Pray and Center

This is the first time in more than forty-years of ministry a church I was serving canceled services not just one Sunday, as for ice and snow, but two Sundays out. The Pandemic has everyone in a rightly cautious mood. … Continue reading

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Suspension of Worship Services and Gatherings

Out of an abundance of caution, Fries Memorial has decided to suspend worship services and other large gatherings until further notice. The PEC has strongly encouraged this decision with the health and well-being of our members and the wider community … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Lent Sermon: Communion Meditation

Psalm 32 Romans 5:12-19    Matthew 4:1-11 Click here to listen to this sermon on Soundcloud.com. This sermon was Preached on Sunday, March 1, 2020. The texts before us this first Sunday in Lent are very revealing: First, in Romans 5, St. Paul … Continue reading

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