The United Church of Jaffrey is proud to announce that our Parish Hall is the new home for the Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Service (HCS) weekday community lunch program. See this article in the Ledger-Transcript
My life had been governed, until that moment, by the assumption that my own personal well being was the single most important concern of my existence. Now, suddenly, surprisingly — but completely — that assumption crumbled to dust…
Surely efficiency is my friend!
Or is it?
Jesus, as usual, has some interesting input.
My idea of ministry has no interest in threats of eternal fire.
But it is interested in challenging you to resist injustice.
Samuel thought he heard a human. But he really heard God.
How are we to tell the difference between a person speaking and God speaking?
Honoring the soldiers is the first important action that we must observe as part of Memorial Day.
But there is a second, equally important, action…
Next Sunday is the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.
On Memorial Day, we remember.
We also respond to that memory.
The Holy Spirit speaks… Yes…
But the Holy Spirit also listens.
And the voice of the Holy Spirit, is our voice.
Next Sunday is Pentecost. The scripture lesson includes the phrase “Spirit of truth.” John 16:13: When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth… This phrase seems to have some center of gravity around it. Let’s see what comes from it…
A. You’ve done your best
B. Now it up to them, but
C. The world is cruel so
D. Please, God, protect them!