Monthly Archives: November 2014

Giving Thanks in a New Set of Surroundings

A year ago we went to my sister’s house near Chicago to celebrate Thanksgiving, completely unaware that in less than a year everything would change. A new home, a new community, a new school for the kids, new people in … Continue reading

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From Bishop Hazelwood – The New Mission – Joining God in the Neighborhood

What is this “mission” we keep hearing about? Here are some great insights from my Bishop, Jim Hazelwood. http://bishoponabike.squarespace.com/blog/2014/11/24/the-new-mission-joining-god-in-the-neighborhood.html

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“There is no ‘unsacred’ space” a sermon on Matt 25:31-46

11/23/2014 Christ the King a sermon on Matt 25:31-46 “There is no ‘unsacred’ space” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Sharing “one”* thing

*Disclosure: I realize human beings are complicated and to define ourselves by “one” particular thing may not only be a difficult task, it may actually be impossible. But before you run off screaming, please allow me to make a brief point… … Continue reading

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Stewardship Sunday with Pastor Rip Hoffman, sermon on Matt 25:14-30

11/16/2014 Stewardship Sunday Guest preacher Pastor Rip Hoffman Sermon on Matt 25:14-30 St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Installation of Pastor Geoff Sinibaldo at St. Paul, Old Saybrook, CT. Pastor Brian Scott, preacher, Pastor Jim Reemts, Conference Dean

11/09/2014 Installation of Pastor Geoff Sinibaldo Pastor Brian Scott, preacher sermon on Mark 4:35-41, “God wins” Pastor Jim Reemts, Dean of CT Rivers Conference, New England Synod, ELCA St. Paul Lutheran Church, Old Saybrook, CT  

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Nothing is Stationary

The world is constantly in motion: rotating on its axis, in orbit around our sun, spinning throughout our galaxy, and dancing across the cosmos. Yet sometimes our perspective makes it feel like we are stationary and everything else is in … Continue reading

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