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Archives: June 2021

Jun 10, 2021 - Kent French

In some churches the annual meeting can be, well, unpleasant and tedious. Hand-wringing over the budget, resistance to new changes, inappropriate, un-business-like conflicts over unacknowledged spiritual hurts. One of my mentors told of how he saw two men grab one another's neckties and nearly come to blows at an annual meeting over some issue on the floor. Exciting, but is this Christian community?

I am grateful to say that we view our bi-annual meetings (November and June) as...

Jun 03, 2021 - Amy Norton

Communion Sunday: prepare your own communion at home with whatever food or drink you have and we will bless and share this holy meal together.

 

Dear United Parish Family,

If you’re reading this, chances are you have some feelings about being a teenager- whether it’s something you’re looking forward to with joy or anxiety, something you’re right smack dab in the middle of and trying to navigate, or something you look back on with...