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August 13, 2014

Vacation Bible School – August 18-21

Vacation Bible School - August 18-21

“When Life Gives You Lemons… The Redemptive Power of God’s Love” This year we will enter into four different Biblical stories in which characters experience the transformation of difficult and challenging events into ones that deliver God’s grace, hope, and light. Dinner is from 5:30 – 6:30. Offerings of side dishes graciously accepted. Desserts will […]

August 7, 2014

The Flash! – August 7, 2014

The Flash! - August 7, 2014

Vacation Log Entry #1: Summer, 2014 There is something exhilarating about being at the edge.  With a lighthouse, the sea, and Canada behind them, these two rugged hikers are standing at a stone marker that says: “Easternmost Point in the U.S.A., West Quoddy Head, Lubec, Maine.”  They are standing at the edge of a nation, […]

August 6, 2014

Taizé in the Park – August 10, 2014

Taizé in the Park - August 10, 2014

7:00 p.m. Join us in the Sugar Bowl Pavilion for a special Taize service. This ecumenical service will invite us through music, readings, and prayer to quietly and contemplatively enter into God’s presence with ears and hearts open to hear God’s word. We will experience the glow of sunlight, the movement of sacred music, and […]

August 1, 2014

The Flash! – August 1, 2014

The Flash! - August 1, 2014

While Pastor Andy is out of town, we welcome guest contributors to The Flash. This week we welcome Commissioned Ruling Elder Tim Arnold to the writer’s desk. There was a Jackson Browne song I remember from the ‘70s, Dr. My Eyes: Doctor, my eyes have seen the years And the slow parade of fears without […]

July 30, 2014

Hanover at the Blue Rocks! – August 14, 2014

Hanover at the Blue Rocks! - August 14, 2014

Take me out to the ballgame… We’re going to the good ol’ Frawley Stadium on August 14th to watch the might Blue Rocks face the Frederick Keys on August 14th. We have 25 tickets available. If you’d like to come to the game, contact Lynn Gregory whose phone number is in the directory. Thursday, August […]

July 24, 2014

The Flash! – July 24, 2014

The Flash! - July 24, 2014

While Pastor Andy is out of town, we welcome guest contributors to The Flash. This week we welcome Matthia McCracken to the writer’s desk. Earlier this week, we had quite a thunderstorm. I enjoy the thrill of seeing a flash of lightning and waiting to see if the accompanying sound will be a slow rumble or […]

July 17, 2014

The Flash! – July 17, 2014

The Flash! - July 17, 2014

While Pastor Andy is out of town, we welcome guest contributors to The Flash. This week we welcome Beth Undercuffler to the writer’s desk..  Dear Hanover Family Promise Volunteers, With the closing of another successful hosting week, I want to thank you for all your support last week for all the services needed to provide hospitality, […]

July 10, 2014

The Flash! – July 10, 2014

The Flash! - July 10, 2014

 For me camping is great vacation – and yet so much more.  It is a a spiritual experience because it encourages Biblical virtues: packing lightly, living simply, rejoicing in the beauty and wonder of the moment, and offering a closer union with creation.  As I write this we are packing the van with the things […]

July 3, 2014

The Flash! – July 3, 2014

The Flash! - July 3, 2014

My fingers cannot keep up with or match the rhythm of the fireworks that are already celebrating the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.  Tomorrow we remember the courageous revolutionaries who, in response to injustice and inequality, signed their names and dedicated their lives to the pursuit of freedom and justice for all of God’s […]

July 3, 2014

Discussion: “A Letter from the ‘Dying’ Church” – July 6, 2014

Discussion: "A Letter from the 'Dying' Church" - July 6, 2014

Recently an article entitled “A Letter from the ‘Dying’ Church” was distributed to our elders and deacons.  Upon reading there were several requests for the opportunity to discuss the (challenging and inspiring) content.  Sunday, July 6, after our fellowship time, all who are interested are welcome to gather for a conversation of the article.  Click here to read the article, […]

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