Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! Downtown Churches Vacation Bible School Laurel First United Methodist Church will host this year’s ecumenical Vacation Bible School NEXT week, June 18-21.  Registration forms will be available at Bible School beginning Monday morning at 9:00.  The age range for VBS is completed K3 – 6th grade.  VBS will run…

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Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! In reading the journal of priest’s from generations gone past- in many regards so much has changed in the operation and management of parish churches in the past few decades.  Things like printing and communication are now done in house and electronically whereas in days gone by there were…

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Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! Last Sunday’s youth, baccalaureate and mother’s day celebrations was a thing to behold!  Josh Flowers did a suburb job preaching, our youth showed their leadership skills and talents leading the congregation and Mother’s Day was lovely, as always.  A tip of the Biretta to all those who took part…

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Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! This Sunday sees a trifecta of celebrations and a nod to a Feast Day.  Firstly, this Sunday is Baccalaureate Sunday, and at the 10:30 service, we will bless and honor our graduates.  It’s also Youth Sunday, and the EYC will be taking over many of the leadership roles.  They…

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Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! During much of this Eastertide, the Church’s Sunday readings have been focused on the nature and meaning of love.  We have been reading much of our Patron, Saint John’s first epistle, wherein he shares and defines the nature and substance of a holy and godly love.  We have also…

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Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! Hello all: The ending of an academic year is a very busy time for many of us.  It is also a season of festivals and events, so I want to spend my time telling you about a few upcoming events so you can have ample time to add them…

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Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! During the course of the Easter Season, one story that shows up several times is the story given the title “The Road to Emmaus,” in which Cleopas and an unknown disciple are walking away from Jerusalem to Emmaus on the day our Lord rises from the dead and are…

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Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! During the course of the Easter Season, one story that shows up several times is the story given the title “The Road to Emmaus,” in which Cleopas and an unknown disciple are walking away from Jerusalem to Emmaus on the day our Lord rises from the dead and are…

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Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! We sit on the eve of the Paschal Triduum (the three Holy Days the Church remembers the events of the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ).  These next days remember the last supper, the arrest of Jesus, His passion and death and His resurrection.  During these days the ‘Mighty…

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Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! Hi all: We’ve made it to the fifth week of Lent!  Holy Week starts this Sunday… and Easter is just around the corner.  With that being said- if you’ve not taken advantage of Lent, or if you have- Holy Week is central to the practice of our faith.  It…

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