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Lessons from Ron

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Dear Glen Mar,
I wanted to share with you that our beloved Ron Stevens has passed away following a battle with cancer. His service celebrating his life will be on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 10 am at Haight Funeral Home on Rt. 32, with burial following at Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday, Oct. 11 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

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Bible Study

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Dear Glen Mar,
I was so pleased to lead our first ELC chapel of the new school year, and it was my joy to share with them that God’s book has a name, The Bible and that in it they would learn all about God’s love for them. We learned about creation, from Genesis, and as we went through the days of creation, after each thing God had made, we acted it out.

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God’s Labor

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Dear Glen Mar,
It’s Labor Day weekend! It has me thinking about “God at work.”: “God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning—the sixth day.” (Gen. 1:31). I like picturing God in a yellow hardhat, construction plans in hand, with a ruler, a “plumb line” (see the Book of Amos), a pencil behind the Divine Ear. I see a twinkle in God’s eye, and a concentrated look, that feeling of flow, where time stops. I hear God whistling softly, sanding sharp corners and making angles true.

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