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Tuesday, October 18, 7pm in the Alyce Thompson Room. Book: Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks. Peeling away the myth to bring the Old Testament’s King David to life in the Second Iron Age Israel, Brooks traces the arc of his …

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BookClub

REFORMATION LIBRARY BOOK CLUB Tuesday, July 19, 7:00 p.m. Alyce Thompson Room Book: Gray Mountain, by John Grisham. The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer’s career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track—until the recession …

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parishNurse

April is alcohol awareness month. As your Parish Nurse, I encourage you to educate yourself and your family about the dangers of drinking too much. Let’s clarify what drinking too much means. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services …

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FromThePastor

“Marriage is a gift of God, intended for the joy and mutual strength of those who enter it and for the well-being of the whole human family. God created us … with the gifts of companionship [and] the capacity to …

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FromThePastor

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Sometime between my writing these words and your reading them, I will have begun to wear new eyeglasses. Like many people, my eyesight has been weakening with the passing years. In recent months I …

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churchLibrary

BOOK REVIEW Me Before You and After You by JoJo Moyes Each of these books can stand alone as a story of finding purpose and identity despite the profound challenges of life. Together they form a satisfying saga of love, …

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libraryNEws

Reading Transforms Us…or 5 Good Reasons to Read a Book         In our busy lives, finding the time to sit down and sink into a good book is tough. Yet brain research has reveals how reading transforms our brains and capabilities …

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libraryNEws

READING IS FUNDAMENTAL…TO LENT Taking time to read is a time-honored Lenten practice. As St. Benedict instructed in his Rule, “During this time of Lent each is to receive a book from the library, and is to read the whole …

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parishNurse

Here we are at the end of winter and I want to discuss an issue seldom talked about in cold weather, dehydration. Dehydration can happen just as easily in cold months as in the warm months. Did you know our …

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amancalledove

All are welcome to the next evening book club discussion. The book is A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman.  A debut novel from a Swedish writer, Goodreads calls it “…a thoughtful and charming exploration of the profound impact one …

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