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BIBLIOTHERAPY: FINDING HELP IN BOOKS Using reading materials as a resource for dealing with life’s challenges – “bibliotherapy”– is the theme of our recent Library Bulletin Board, titled “New Year – New Hope.” There you’ll find titles addressing depression, including …

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FromThePastor

Jesus answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.” Luke 10:27 Those who say, “I love …

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BookClub

WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT? COME TO A LIBRARY BOOK CLUB MEETING The Reformation Library Book Club meets quarterly to discuss a range of classic and current fiction and nonfiction. All meetings start at 7:00 pm in the Alyce Thompson …

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parishNurse

Think of how many times in the past month you have heard someone say that they have a cold, a virus or a flu? You might not realize that colds, flus or influenzas, are all viruses! A virus is an …

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BookClub

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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