Posts from April 2015

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Pastor Susan’s Reflections – April 2015

by FirstUCC

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in  springtime.    Martin Luther There is a children’s book, The Parable of the Lily, in which a child receives a present. When opened, it is a dried-up, shriveled bulb. The child is very disappointed and angrily tosses the bulb to […]

Alleluia – Christ Has Risen

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This is the month of mixed emotions, crucifixion, resurrection! The first filled us with sorrows deep, so upset we scarce can sleep. What caused the mob to get so riled, to hear their leaders so defiled. He spoke against the ruling class, causing anger in the mass. Remember back in days of old, segregation ruled […]

From the Pastor’s Pen – April 2015

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William Penn’s father once said to the King of England, no cross, no crown. Now, the king did not like that very well, but the old Quaker did know what he was talking about. Our Lord’s passion (his suffering and death) is remembered especially during this time of Lent. It is a time of special […]