PICK UP YOUR CROSS AND FOLLOW ME

NOTE FROM PASTOR J R FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2021 This Sunday is the Second Sunday IN Lent. It is also the last Sunday of Black History Month. The assigned Hebrew text Genesis 17 reveals a message to an old couple that tis hard to believe; while in the assigned...

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FORTY IS NOT LONG ENOUGH

NOTE FROM PASTOR J R FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2021 Today is the First Sunday “IN Lent.” Counting the days between Ash Wednesday and Easter you will discover there are 46 days, not 40. That’s because Sundays are considered Feast Days and not part “OF” Lent. Thus, the Sundays IN...

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THE VISION IS OFFERING HOPE

This Sunday is the 4th Sunday of Kingdomtide. During this liturgical season this year, our emphasis is on seeking ways we can help make “Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done, on Earth as it is in heaven.” As a community of faith, we try to accomplish this though living...

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NOTE FROM PASTOR J R FOR THE SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY AND THE LAST SUNDAY OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH, FEBRUARY 24, 2019

This Sunday is the last Sunday of Black History Month. I’ve noticed a lot of wonderful renowned African Americans that has been highlighted in various situations during this month. I’d like to note one other, Dr. Samuel Dewitt Proctor. Dr. Proctor was an African American minister, educator, humanitarian and perhaps...

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NOTE FROM PASTOR J R FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018

This Sunday is the First Sunday in Lent. The assigned scripture from Genesis 9 talks about is about Rainbows. While rainbows are special to our community, they have a significance for all of God’s creatures. Who among us don’t remember: “Somewhere over the rainbow bluebirds fly. … If happy little...

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