Monthly Archives: May 2014

PUBLIC MORALITY (2)

How are our ethical values determined?  On a personal level our morals are shaped by our homes, schools, churches, and peers. However, our homes tend to reflect the public morality of society, what the community as a whole acknowledges as … Continue reading

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May 25, 2014

This week No league Softball Game is scheduled for this Monday.  The next game is June 2nd, 6:00 p.m. McCarty Park Field #1. Next week, we are planning to collect nonperishable food items for the First Sunday First Fruits program.  … Continue reading

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PUBLIC MORALITY (1)

We were discussing society’s changes in attitude toward smoking.  One person commented that he had recently seen a movie on television made fifty years ago.  He noted that in most ways it was very clean, but it seemed that everyone … Continue reading

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May 18, 2014

This week The last Christian Workers’ Meeting before the summer break is planned for Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Correction – Although the bulletin said that the Kieler family was moving, it is actually the Duncan family. The mission trip meeting … Continue reading

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WHAT GOD HAS PROMISED

God has not promised skies always blue, Flower-strewn pathways all our lives through, God had not promised sun without rain, Joy without sorrow, peace without pain. But God has promised strength for the day, Rest for the labor, light for … Continue reading

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SHOPPING CARTS AND CHRISTIANITY

Our modern age has brought many innovations – TV dinners, non-returnable bottles, and shopping carts.  The way we use them reveals our basic nature.  The litterbug who throws bottles out the car window obviously doesn’t care much about other people … Continue reading

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May 11, 2014

This week For Praise and Palate this evening, the food theme is “Mother’s Favorite” and the song theme is “family” and “Mother’s Favorite”. The time is approaching to reprint the attendance directory.  A mark-up copy is posted across from Jeff’s … Continue reading

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THE APOSTLES’ CREED

Many people have grown up in churches that recite.  The Apostles’ Creed.  It may be helpful to learn something of its history. The creed itself was not authored by the apostles.  It can be traced back to Hippolytus about 200 A.D. … Continue reading

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MAKING OUR MESSAGE CREDIBLE

Chicago is noted for its hotly contested mayoral campaigns.  Several years ago the campaign was laced with acrimony.  A radio report at the time stated that one politician had attacked the opposing candidate by comparing him to the Egyptian pharaoh … Continue reading

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May 4, 2014

This week Today is First Sunday First Fruits.  Tables are set up in room 9 for food items. Two weeks ago Jeff challenged the congregation to be prayerfully considering one non-Christian God may be leading them toward as an ambassador … Continue reading

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