Ponderings of the General Presbyter Sue Westfall Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley     As my devotional reading lately, I have been reading through the book of James. I recommend it. James, believed to be the James mentioned as one
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Ponderings of the General Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley Sue Westfall August 31, 2022   I’ve been thinking about small churches lately. Maybe it’s because of the September 22 webinar presented by our friends at Pneumatrix entitled
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  Ponderings of the General Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley July 18, 2022 Sue Westfall     “So much trauma.” These words by the beguiling villain, Agatha Harkness, in the wildly popular Disney+ show Wanda Vision speak
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Ponderings of the General Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley June 20, 2022 Sue Westfall   After some requisite “housekeeping” items the 225th General Assembly of the PCUSA got underway this past Saturday with the theme of “From Lament
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Ponderings of the General Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley May 23, 2022 Sue Westfall     Sitting in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, Wetumpka last Thursday enjoying their extravagant hospitality as they hosted the presbytery meeting,
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Pandemic Ponderings of the General Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley April 24, 2022 Sue Westfall   Dear friends,   Joyous Eastertide! Until Pentecost and the giving of the Holy Spirit, the church rejoices that Christ is alive.
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Pandemic Ponderings of the General Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley April 11, 2022     Dear friends,   This week plunges Christians around the world, into the heart of our sacred story as Jesus goes from a
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Pandemic Ponderings of the General Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley March 14, 2022   Dear friends, Saturday, I was attending the memorial service for Rebecca Mann whose death following heart surgery, has saddened us greatly. Jonathan Yarboro
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Pandemic Ponderings of the General Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley February 28, 2022   Dear Friends,   Heavy on our hearts is the situation in Ukraine – the violence, terror, and dislocation for its people – and
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Pandemic Ponderings of the General Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley January 31, 2022   Dear friends,   One of the features of our reformed theology is that humanity is “fallen” – that we are broken – individually
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