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July 2017 News

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Jon Moody, standing in for the pastor: This is the first month of our church life after Dr. Green’s interim ministry.  He has told us that he left us prepared for our transition to a new settled pastor.  We are.  The search committee concluded its search and is in the final negotiations with a candidate […]

SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE

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 Summer worship schedule runs from the Sunday after Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend.  WORSHIP IS AT 10 A.M. STARTING JUNE 4TH.    

June 2017 News

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June 2017 Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility Dr. Irvin W. Green, Interim Pastor As I write my final “Ujima”, I have given much thought to our reason for coming together. Our shared intention was to prepare Hiram Christian Church (DOC) to receive a new pastor. That intention was tied to the need to do […]

May 2017 News

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Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility Dr. Irvin W. Green, Interim Pastor  As I shared in service on Easter, I am nearing the end of my time as your Interim Pastor. The Search Committee is far enough in their work that they have been able to designate June 15th as the date that I will […]

April 2017 News

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Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility Dr. Irvin W. Green, Interim Pastor  Psalm 46:10 offers the familiar directive “be still and know that I am God”. It is a reasonable and appropriate expectation, but we struggle with it. Our daily activities offer a constant state of overload, leaving few opportunities to “be still”. On those […]

March 2017 News

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March 2017 Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility Dr. Irvin W. Green, Interim Pastor The work of our Pastoral Search Team has moved into a new phase. On February 22nd, they met with our Regional Minister, Dr. William (Bill) Edwards. At that meeting, they were presented with the profiles of potential pastors for this congregation. […]

February 2017 News

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Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility Dr. Irvin W. Green, Interim Pastor  On February 2nd people throughout the land will formulate beliefs about the weather over an upcoming period of six weeks. They will not be advised by meteorologists or even those who announce the weather on our television and radio stations. They will be […]

January 2017 News

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January 2017 Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility Dr. Irvin W. Green, Interim Pastor Each year, we tend to embrace the coming of a new year as a time of new beginnings and a clean slate. This year, such thoughts are magnified around here, as the congregation prepares to call a new pastor and the […]

December 2016 News

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  December 2016 Advent and Christmas   Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility Dr. Irvin W. Green, Interim Pastor On November 27th we began the season of Advent. There are several slightly different meanings of Advent (the coming, the beginning, the arrival). We know it as the season of preparation for receiving the birth of […]