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Pastor’s Corner: Matthew Takes People By Storm

Friends, even as we keep our brothers and sisters in Christ in northeast Florida, southeast Georgia and coastal South Carolina in our continued prayers, we give thanks to God that what was a major hurricane stayed largely off-shore, sparing a number of major cities and installations. But having to go through this experience, even from […]

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In Memoriam – the Rev. Arnold Kroemphardt

Friends, even in the knowledge of joy to life everlasting, it is with a heavy heart that I announce to you the death of the Rev. Dr. Arnold Kroemphardt at the age of 86.  Dr. Kroemphardt was previously the president of our church body’s Eastern District, which comprised the western half of New York state […]

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Pastor’s Corner – Holy Week Bloodshed

We woke up on Tuesday morning of Holy Week to word that another terrorist plot had been carried out, this time in the “outer part” of an airport terminal – with one of the bombs going off in the area where passengers get dropped off and picked up. – an area most of us have […]

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What Is Stewardship?

A typical dictionary definition of the word “stewardship” is, ‘The careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one’s care’.  When you realize that God has created, given and entrusted ALL things of this world (excepting, of course, the faith He places into our hearts through the Holy Spirit), this implies we have the responsibility […]

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A Tribute to Two Brothers in Ministry

GOD’S WORKERS – THRIVING, MINISTERING, SURVIVING A TRIBUTE TO DR. HUBERT TEMME AND REV. RICHARD ARNDT: Friends, I have decided this month to have this column honor two fellow brothers who have served God’s people for a combined 110 years. By now you have heard that we will be honoring both men the morning of […]

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