A tale of epic proportions

Savannah Reams ECB Publishing, Inc. Throughout the ages, many have interpreted the life, death and resurrection of Christ in different ways. Christians of all different denominations have their own ideas and speculations, sometimes even drifting from scripture, on how the…

From the Pulpit…

Donkey Thoughts I read where a guy proclaimed, “I want to be a Jackass for Jesus!” I would like to think that I would not say the same, but then I started thinking about what Corrie Ten Boom replied when…

From the Pulpit…

Caterpillar steps and butterfly flight Butterflies! Last week our order of caterpillars arrived, which we plan to raise into butterflies for release by children and families on Easter Sunday morning. This is the 27th year I have had the blessing…

Easter Egg Hunt on April 14

Debbie Snapp ECB Publishing, Inc. Join with the First United Church family on Sunday, April 14, for a community wide picnic and Easter Egg Hunt. The Spring event will be held at 4 p.m. on the home grounds of Jay…

From the Pulpit…

Pride goes before the fall They say that pride is the mother of the vices, as it is the reason that angels fell. Over the years, I have been invited to contribute to a number of charity dessert auctions along…

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40 days and counting As a wise person once shared, “It’s not what we eat, but what we digest that makes us strong. It’s not what we gain, but what we save that makes us rich. It’s not what we…

From the Pulpit…

Cancer Thoughts Cancer is a hard disease to understand. It hurts not only the victims, but their families and friends as well. It’s a hard process to endure. Over the years, I’ve watched a number of good friends and family…