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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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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Personal Care Pantry at Union Chapel

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Our ministry partners, The Dotted Line Divas, a charitable #extremecouponing group, will be hosting their open Personal Care Pantry days in the Fellowship Hall at Union Chapel on the third Saturday of every month.  We've had a lot of questions from church members and friends about how the...

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The Benevolence Box Ministry

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"Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares." -- Hebrews 13:2 Weekly (sometimes daily) Union Chapel is visited by "Angels unawares" -- random visitors to the church's side door -- most of them, folks who have simply found themselves in...

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A Life of Service

Posted by Andy Charnstrom on

Dear Friends:   Last week, the message in worship was about seeking--seeking purpose, seeking meaning, seeking one another and, most of all, seeking God.  We considered wise men and shepherds and angels and gleaming stars; we considered, also, a frightened tyrant, a...

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What Does It Mean To Seek?

Posted by Andy Charnstrom on

Dear Friends:   With the New Year, we have seen the efforts of many to "self-improve."  At the YMCA, for example, the parking lot is crowded, new faces flash on the check-in screen, the steps of the unfamiliar fall on treadmills and, of course, shiny new work-out clothes...

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