Hi Friends… There seems to be so much need in the world these days, and if you’re like me, you wonder how you can possibly make a difference. Here are some ways, using your soul, your body, and your checkbook. As Jesus said, “I assure you that everybody who gives even a cup of cold water to these little ones because they are my disciples will certainly be rewarded.” (Matt 10:42). First, PRAY. Then, here are two opportunities in which you can work out those prayers: 1. Now
As we move back into fall programming, we have some special end-of-summer
and start-of-fall programming. Please join us!
8/27: We are participating in an ecumenical service being held outdoors at
First Parish Church, 340 Clapboardtree St., Westwood. 9:30am.
8/27: Fireside (campfire) gathering @ First Baptist, 6:45pm. (conversation
on a current issue, snacks, and songs).
9/3: Ecumenical service held outdoors @ First Baptist, 9:30am.
9/10: We return to fa
From July 22-30, a group of 15 of us traveled to the Kodiak Baptist Mission in Kodiak, Alaska. There is SO much to share about that trip! This newsletter contains photos and some info, and there is more online, and more on the bulletin board outside my office. For the fullest account of our adventures, please plan to join us on Sunday, September 24, at 10am. We will hold a Pot-Luck Breakfast (bring a dish to share) and our service time will be in Fellowship Hall @ First B
What’s Up, Buttercup? The picture here is of the cow who lived outside my window when I was in Kodiak, Alaska. Her name is Buttercup! (See the rest of this newsletter for more info on Kodiak!) For now, Buttercup and I are looking ahead. This Fall and Advent season, I will be including in my sermons a series of topics which were discussed at our American Baptist Churches, USA Biennial (in June), and which are still being discussed via online forums. These topics are conside