Pastor’s Blog-Aug.

Aug 12, 2019 by

In past months, we have been examining what the ancient desert fathers and mothers called the passions; obsessive habits, thoughts,...

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Pastor’s Post-June/July ...

Jun 7, 2019 by

Roberta Bondi writes that the fourth-century monastic teacher, Evagrius Ponticus, considered anger “’the most fierce...

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Pastor’s Note-May 2019

May 9, 2019 by

 Dear Friends in Christ,   Last week, the Judicial Council of the United Methodist Church met to rule on whether certain aspects...

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A Word from the Pastor..April ...

Apr 11, 2019 by

One of the passions – habits that blind us and prevent love – of which the early monastics spoke, is pride. Roberta Bondi...

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Word from the Pastor-March 201...

Mar 8, 2019 by

  Dear Friends in Christ, The following is complicated to explain, and I will express my personal feelings at the end. First,...

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Pastor’s Blog-Feb. 2019

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A word from the pastor…. On February 23rd through the 26th, a Special General Conference of the United Methodist Church, called by...

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Note from Pastor-Jan. 2019

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A word from the pastor…. In the Middle Ages, the passion of acedia became known as sloth. But sloth implies laziness, which acedia is...

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