By Ralph Waldo Emerson Thousand minstrels woke within me, “Our music’s in the hills;”— Gayest pictures rose to win me, Leopard-colored rills. Up!—If thou knew’st who calls To twilight parks of beech and pine, High over the river intervals, Above the ploughman’s highest line, Over the owner’s farthest walls! Up! where the airy citadel O’erlooks […]
Arriving early for Deacons meeting last Thursday, I nearly ran over Owen Houghton and Bob Dunn who were standing in the church driveway, surveying the crèche that they’d just installed.
Pictures from the 2016 Christmas Fair
… I never thought of it before – but when someone says “pay attention” that person is not only saying “please listen” …
The person is saying: “what I am about to say is worth something to you.”
November 20th. Please bring non-perishable items for our Food Pantry.
Sometimes a sermon will come neatly printed and sometimes it will come like this. Both are equally precious and enlightening.
Digging a Hole Mark Koyama Delivered to The United Church of Jaffrey October 16 th, 2016 Readings: Genesis 32:22-31 / Luke 18:1-8 Chunk!… Chunk, chunk. I’m digging a hole. I’ve chosen a spot right outside my office window, at the base of our crabapple tree. Chunk!.. Chunk, chunk. Thwok! I’m hitting roots. I guess this […]
Jesus does not say: ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, and IF they do the dishes, then theirs is the kingdom of heaven.