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Pastor’s Weekly Notes (Page 2)

Warm and Wonderful!

Yes, we had a snow episode last week.  It was cold but quick.  PTL that it lasted only a day or two, but I am glad to report that today it is 71 degrees outside & expected to be 75 tomorrow!  AZ sunshine has returned.  Yesterday was  lovely day both weather-wise & spirit-wise.  I cannot say that in relation to attendance, but that…

Yesterday was a beautiful day in the desert!

It was cool, but not too cool.  And we had a lovely day at Bethel “in the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (Ephesians 4:3b)  Here is how it looked to me from the under-shepherd’s view. Our attendance was not outstanding, but worship of our Great God is not evaluated by numbers in attendance.  It is measured by God…

Sunshine greetings from warm Tucson!

While the NW part of the USA gets belted with snow & bad weather, we enjoy a full day of sunshine & warmth.  On top of that, we had a great morning today for our evangelism program at the church & made 72 contacts this morning. Tonight we have the evening component & will seek to round out over a hundred contacts for…

G’day Mate as they say in New Zealand!

Yesterday was our Annual Church Family Meeting after the morning service.  It was much longer than usual because it involved my stepping back to half-time rather than full-time ministry in 2019.  That brought up a lot of questions from the congregation.  There was not critical questions or spirit, but rather genuine care & love expressed that Diane & I might get the…

Warm, Wonderful Sunday!

While the big freeze was descending on the Midwest, we had a lovely 70+ degrees day here in the desert.  When I hear of the double digit negative numbers of cold up there, it makes me shiver all the way down to my gizzard.  This is our time of year, & the reason that so many people come to AZ in the winter. …