Pandemic Ponderings of the Transitional Presbytery Executive of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley July 27, 2020 Dear friends, Ah, baseball is back! I watched the opening game between the Yankees and the Nationals and much of the commentating involved
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Pandemic Ponderings of the Transitional Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley June 29, 2020 Dear Friends, The 224th General Assembly of the PCUSA wrapped up its work late last Saturday afternoon. Many thanks to our faithful commissioners Lin
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Pandemic Ponderings of the Transitional Presbyter of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsely June 8, 2020 Dear friends, Last evening about 80 colleagues from around the presbytery gathered for a Service of Lament and Listening in response to George Floyd
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Pandemic Ponderings of the Transitional Executive Presbyter for the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley. May 18, 2020 Dear friends, At our presbytery gathering last week we talked about issues regarding reopening our physical spaces. Three things became apparent to me:
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Pandemic Ponderings by the Transitional Executive Presbyter of Sheppards and Lapsley Presbytery April 27, 2020 Dear Friends, It was another robust Sunday of worship yesterday as you again offered up powerful messages of hope and encouragement in this Eastertide. One
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Christ is Risen!

  April 13, 2020 Greetings, friends, Easter Sunday afternoon a pastor friend of mine in Arizona posted on Facebook, “Here’s to the hardest Holy Week ever. Jesus is raised but I have collapsed.” As I participated in so many of
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Pandemic Ponderings

Greetings, friends, Part of my Coronavirus self-care over the past few weeks has been to re-watch The Lord of the Rings trilogy. In one powerful scene as the growing darkness spreads throughout middle earth Frodo says to Gandalf, “I wish
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Pandemic Ponderings March 30, 2020

You all astound me! I must have participated in 20 worship services yesterday from all over the presbytery and what wonderful, uplifting services they were! Mind you, these were all being pulled off by pastors, liturgists and musicians whose formal
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