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Posts from February 2018

“Happy” Lent? You’re Kidding, Right?

(February 25, 2018) With all of the national news that is SO upsetting … Parkland, Florida … the Mueller investigation(s) … the Me, Too ! Movement … people in the WH not having security clearances to the documents they’re seeing every DAY … the number of now-convicted FELONS coming from this administration … it might seem naive to some that this year,…

Understanding Israel / Understanding Palestine

The Micah Circle invites you to: “Understanding Israel, Understanding Palestine” Discussion Series What/When ::: > Three evening discussions > 6:30 – 8pm >> March 6, 13, and 20   Part 1: How are we to understand “Israel” a name that denotes a land, a country, and a people? Part 2: One land and two peoples: Addressing today’s issues Part 3: Forming our…

The Evan Dawson Show

Pastor Deb was a guest (again) on Evan Dawson’s show. You can listen to the podcast here. Connections WEEKDAYS NOON-2:00 P.M. ON WXXI-AM 1370, FM 107.5, AND WRUR-FM 88.5 IN ROCHESTER AND WEOS 89.5 FM IN GENEVA HOSTED BY EVAN DAWSON Evan Dawson talks about what matters to you on Connections, Every weekday from Noon-2 p.m. Be part of the program with questions or comments…

A Meerkat Moment

(February 22, 2018) I. Am. Exhausted. The last week or ten days have been emotionally draining, the work load has been huge. And I know I’m not the only one feeling this way. The shootings in Parkland, FL — the students’ outrage and mobilization — has brought about both pride and tears from me. There is hope for the nation when I…

Introducing Monroe Milers

February 8, 2018 – One of the benefits of our expanded Acts of Faith Community is our association with an amazing program for youth — the Monroe Milers. Here is a brief introduction recently written as part of a grant application by one of the Milers’ founders, Nancy Allinger. Monroe Milers is a 100 % volunteer operated, high quality, developmentally appropriate urban…

What God Has Joined Together …

February 2, 2018 – Happy Groundhog’s Day, Candlemas, and Imbolc!!!!! Well … after almost three years of working together toward this goal, the Genesee Valley Presbytery voted unanimously on Tuesday night (1/30/2018) to allow New Life Presbyterian Church to dissolve as a corporate entity and to join their five Acts of Faith to South and our Acts of Faith Community. The dissolution occurred as…