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Transformation in Transitions

Pastor's Ponderings

Dear Glen Mar friends,
As the parent of a graduating senior, I’m contemplating those points of transition in life. It occurs to me that our God is a God of transition. From chaos to order, from shade to light, from bondage to freedom, from wilderness to promised land, from exile to return. And in Christ, from water to wine, from…

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Some Glen Mar Saints

Pastor's Ponderings

Dear Glen Mar friends,
It is with a heavy heart that I share with you the passing of our beloved member Peggy Fisher. Her family will have a service for family only at a local funeral home and a more public Celebration of Life later in the summer to which the church will be invited. Peggy was such a longtime,…

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Cicadas

Pastor's Ponderings

Dear Glen Mar friends,
I had my first experience with a massive cicada emergence 17 years ago, as a young mother with a two year old and a little baby, in that stretch of life where they days are long and exhausting and revolve around children’s naps and library storytimes. I was a full time stay at home mom, and…

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No reservation required

Pastor's Ponderings

Dear Glen Mar friends,
Our Task Force for Reentry met and we are pleased to let you know that we will NOT require signups for worship, starting this weekend. We will have space for all who would like to come. You may sit a little closer together than the vast space we have been using, if you have been vaccinated.…

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Keep Church Weird

Pastor's Ponderings
I’ve never been to Austin, Texas before, but I hear one of their slogans is “Keep Austin Weird.” I assume this means, don’t let the presence of tourists take away the thing that attracted us in the first place—the cool music, the general acceptance of quirky unusual people, the fear that once something wonderful is discovered it will get all…
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