May 28, 2020

I have been looking for ideas to make our Pentecost celebration special. I found an old reference book that had these suggested symbols:

Dove — They would make a mess in the sanctuary. Instead, we will sing the hymn Like the Murmur of the Dove's Song, because t...

May 21, 2020

As I have said many times, this new way of celebrating the Lord's Day, via live streaming, is a challenge for me. I hope I am catching on and improving each week. I watch the service on Monday mornings and analyze my pronunciation, voice projection, body stanc...

May 14, 2020

How beautiful is the green earth, the stars in the heavens above?

But what would the whole earth be worth if we did not fill it with love?

The drive to work each morning has become a joy. Things that looked like eyesores in the bareness of winter are all of a su...

May 6, 2020

Sometimes as I am falling asleep, I mentally walk through Edgemont School, my grade school, in East St. Louis. The building I attended no longer stands and the playground is no longer recognizable. I had many happy days in that building and it is amazing that...

May 2, 2020

When we meet a friend or are introduced to a new friend we often say, "Hello, nice to meet you." Very often when we greet someone in person or over the phone we begin with, "How are you?" That three-word question rolls off our tongues without our even thinking...

April 22, 2020

This week is the Fiftieth Anniversary of Earth Day, only one day set aside each year to consider our earth, our environment, and our place within this divine gift from God. When God created the earth, God saw that it was "good." From God's vantage point today...

April 15, 2020

I know you understand that the worship and production teams are learning as we present the worship services online. Hopefully, we improve week by week. Be certain to turn up the volume on your device when you log on. We have limited ability to change the sound...

April 10, 2020

What Easter traditions does your family observe? Do you attend an outdoor sunrise service? Do family members gather to attend church services? Do you gather with one another or friends for a feast? Is there an Easter Egg Hunt? Does the Easter Bunny come with t...

April 8, 2020

It was not MGM nor even NBC, but it was SCUCC on the air! A month ago, I would not have predicted that we could put a service out electronically. Two weeks ago, I was kicking and screaming (privately) about the possibility of going "on the air." It was not nea...

March 22, 2020

A Call to Worship: 

God, sometimes the days are long, and the nights are even longer. Sometimes the valley is dark, and the shadows are heavy and we're afraid. There are times when it seems we're up against the world. And in all those moments we remember and pr...

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