The Church Imperfect

Posted by Andy Charnstrom on

The Church Imperfect There’s an old Christmas carol, called, as far as I can tell, “Irish Carol,” whose chorus goes like this: In heav'n the Church triumphant adores with all her choirs The militant on earth with humble faith admires The carol was on an album produced by...

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The Sarcasm Font

Posted by Andy Charnstrom on

I’ve noticed, lately, an uptick in the injection of sarcastic remarks into dialogue on serious matters in our country.  Actually, more than an uptick—more like a flood.  How unfortunate!   What is sarcasm?  My online dictionary (via a Google search) defines...

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Fresh Starts, New Beginnings

Posted by Andy Charnstrom on

The mid-term elections are over; only a few votes remain to be counted, only a small number of races yet an issue.  If you’re like me at all, you have already let out a sigh of relief.  No more campaign ads, no more accusations, no more fear of talking with friends and neighbors...

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Our Garden is Bugged!

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With all the concern in the news about the potential extinction of Monarch butterflies and bees, it might bring a little joy to your heart to hear that our Creation Care Ministry is bearing fruit other than vegetables... Last week, Tobacco Hookworms (the larval stage of the Hummingbird Moth)...

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Date Set for Charge Conference to Determine Building Addition

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Dear Friends:  On Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 7:00 P.M., we will be conducting a Church Conference in accordance with the Book of Discipline for the purpose of obtaining congregational approval of the proposed plan to contract for, build, and pay for a significant addition to the church...

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Sunday Night: Intergenerational Vacation Bible School Day Two

Posted by Lisa Lorentz on

Sunday brings Night Two of our very popular Intergenerational Vacation Bible School and you don't want to miss it! We're looking forward to another fun-filled night of learning and laughing. Just a hint: the snacks we're planning are going to be grrrrrreat and Noah will make another appearance!...

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Your Legacy at Union Chapel

Posted by Lisa Lorentz on

Betty and Josie Clawson... Bob and Lela Bauerband... Thelma Farmer... Ruby and Rosemary Whitehall... George Ellsworth... Alice Witt... Jim, Ann, and Wally Knight... these are just some of the names I remember fondly from my tiny, hometown church. These are some of the people who made a lasting...

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Much-Requested Community Dinner Soup Recipes

Posted by Sharon Moore on

Last month's Community Dinner was a success in many ways. Not only did we host a number of new neighbors and friends but there were dozens of requests for Sharon's soup recipes. Without further ado... here they are: Italian Wedding Soup (Serves about 6) Meatballs (Homemade Italian...

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Bunnyville Postponed to Saturday, March 31st

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Bunnyville: Now, March 31st from 9A-12P The Snow Bunny has spoken and Bunnyville's date has been moved from March 24th to the 31st... but that just means we'll have twice the fun next weekend!An Easter party for young families!Indoor activities:- Cookie decorating- Games and prizes- Photos with...

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Union Chapel's Spring Catalog of Events

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Union Chapel's Spring Catalog of Events  

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