Summer at Home

Last summer I wrote an article for the Greeter about how important it was to stay connected to God when we were away on vacation and how important it was to find your way into God’s house for worship on Sunday morning. Nothing’s changed with that. When we’re away on

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The Rose Garden

It’s Spring and the flowers are blooming. Boy are they ever. Were you here Easter morning in our sanctuary? The flowers were breathtaking. They transformed our alter into a garden. Not only was it a reminder of the glory of that Easter morning so many years ago, it was a

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Beautiful Music

I’m sure that most of you would agree that our music in worship is one of, if not, the strongest segment of our worship services. It is always varied with offerings ranging from classical to contemporary, instrumental to vocal. It ranges from gospel to hymns brought over from Germany and

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Post-Christmas Blues

The holiday season will soon be over. The bright lights of Christmas will disappear. The decorations will come down and be stored away. The Christmas gifts will have all been handed out and even the New Year’s celebration will be over. The noisemakers, the Times Square New Year’s Ball, the

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Making Xmas Disappear

For years we’ve seen the fabricated word Xmas in newspapers, on television, anywhere there is advertising. Some creative advertising genius came up with it years ago as a simple substitute for Christmas because it would save print space, cut back on number of letters used and as a result–Voila–save money.

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Go Green Team Go

Wow!! It’s been over eleven years since the Green Team became part of our ministry at Green Tree. Eleven years!! That’s hard to believe, but in eleven years the Green Team poured a lot of energy into our church’s ministry. We all hear about the Green Team and see some

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