Monthly Archives: January 2011

Metro NY Synod at the Extravaganza

This week 6 of us from the synod traveled to Kansas City, MO for the ELCA’s Youth Ministry Network Extravaganza. We hope to bring you more details on what we learned and experienced in the next few weeks. Advertisements

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How Do We Welcome Others?

Recently I preached to a small group of people. The sermon came, in part, out of the number of people who had recently told me about how they had not been welcomed in the church or were leaving their church … Continue reading

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The Tortoise and the Hare

It’s not a Biblical parable, but there is much to be learned from the parable of the tortoise and the hare. I think we are all familiar with the basic message: sprinting and then having to rest doesn’t result in … Continue reading

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This summer the congregation sent Joe Cox to the Theological Education for Youth (TEY) Crossroads Event at Gettysburg Seminary.  I finally had the opportunity to sit down and talk to him about it this month.  To begin with, I have … Continue reading

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