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February 19, 2018

February 19, 2018 – Thought for the Week

Even when she became a star at the Met and Time magazine dubbed her America’s Queen of the Opera, her adoring public never knew that Bubbles was raising two children with disabilities. You may remember Belle Silverman by her stage name, Beverly Sills. When Belle died in 2007, a New York Times obituary proclaimed the […]

February 18, 2018

February 18, 2018 Bulletin Announcements

THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS meets in the Banner Room at 9:40 a.m. Tim McNutt is leading a study on 1 John. Everyone is invited! TODAY IS THE SUNDAY SCHOOL EXTRAVAGANZA in Price Hall for our youth: it is a structured Sunday School once a month on the 3rd Sunday of the month in the […]

February 5, 2018

February 5, 2018 – Thought for the Week

Different types of loneliness invade our lives. Standing at the gravestone of a loved one, we feel the pang of separation. When there are no messages on our cell phones, we long to hear the voice of someone who cares. Whether you’re a pastor, ministry leader, spouse, parent, or child, you have likely experienced loneliness […]

January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 – Thought for the Week

In his January 20, 1989 address, George H. W. Bush said: “We meet on democracy’s front porch, a good place to talk as neighbors and as friends. For this is a day when our nation is made whole, when our differences, for a moment, are suspended.” Do you know what his first act as President […]

January 21, 2018

January 21, 2018 Bulletin Announcements

  TODAY CARTER BLOODCARE will be in the church parking lot for our January blood drive. Please consider giving the gift of life, as reserves continue to be low throughout the state. A DRAFT COPY OF THE NOR’KIRK DIRECTORY is on the table in the Narthex. Please check your information and make any corrections or […]

January 15, 2018

January 15, 2018 – Thought for the Week

When I went to seminary, way back in 1972, our class was asked to come up with a motto. We chose a verse from the prophet Jeremiah. We wanted to be men who never shrank back from an opportunity to be God’s spokesperson when there was something that He wanted said. Jeremiah is called the […]

January 14, 2018

January 14, 2018 Bulletin Announcements

A DRAFT COPY OF THE NOR’KIRK DIRECTORY is on the table in the Narthex. Please check your information and make any corrections or additions, and then initial by your name so we know who has looked at it. THE ANNUAL GIVING STATEMENTS are on the table in the Narthex. THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS resumes […]

January 12, 2018

Nor’Kirk Reminders for Sunday, January 14

Sunday, January 14th: The Adult Sunday School Class is resuming with Tim McNutt leading a study on 1 John at 9:40 a.m. in the Banner Room. Everyone is invited! The new officers will be ordained and installed during the 10:45 a.m. service. Don’t forget to pick up your end of the year giving statement on […]

December 25, 2017

2017 Advent Devotional – Christmas Day – Sunday, December 25

“I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays-let them overtake […]

December 24, 2017

2017 Advent Devotional – 4th Sunday of Advent – Sunday, December 24

I believe I’ve told this story before. When Becky and I were growing up, our mother told us that the animals could talk on Christmas Eve at midnight. (Why a parent would say something to give children an incentive to stay awake until midnight on December 24th is beyond me!) Becky and I tried, but […]

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