Experiencing Haiti.

As we began our descent into the small island nation of Haiti, we were greeted by a small, peaceful fishing village with a small, peaceful harbor. Boats and people moved leisurely through the shallow, pristine waters. The harbor soon gave way to a town. This was town was my first

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Trying new things

I spent all day Friday and Saturday of last week down at the Hampton Convention Center for the Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church here in VA.  Every year we United Methodists gather for a couple of days with about 1400 clergy and 1400 lay folks from United Methodist

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Graduation

This is the season of graduations for a good number of folks in our church.  I‘ve been seeing pictures of caps and gowns on social media. Invitations to graduation parties are in the mail, acceptance letters to college are being considered, lots of kids are being asked what’s your plan

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The long view

This summer our youth are going to Raleigh, NC on a mission trip. Last week I traveled down to Raleigh to check out the church where we will be staying and to visit some of the organizations we will be working with. The main reason I chose Raleigh is because

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After School

I am sitting here making sure that I have everything prepared for my last Tuesday & Thursday After School ice cream parties for the year and I’m happy to have survived…happily, I might add. At the same time, I am sad. If I am lucky enough to see some of

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