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Last Words

The poem I just read from the Law of Moses is referred to as a song. It occurs at the end of his life. Moses is about to die. He’s passing on the leadership of Israel to Joshua, who will lead the people across the Jordan and into the Promised Land. Deuteronomy is known as […]

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Pride Day – June 8

We will again be partnering with other churches to support ‘Pride Day’ on June 8. The church will be open and we will again hand out water to those in the parade. Two other churches are going to be here to help. We also have a place in the parade for those who wish to walk […]

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Categories: Pastor's Midweek Missive

A Generous Heart (Luke 6:27-38)

As I read Luke’s version of Jesus’ famous teachings around our response to bullies and beggars, I am stricken with one question… “How?”  “How can any of us learn to live in this way?”  It seems rather impractical to turn the other cheek to someone who abuses us. Our entertainment is ripe with revenge stories. […]

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Nurture Meaningful Relationships – Join In

Learn how to begin and nurture meaningful relationships in the class meeting. You can still join in. Book discussion will be held in the chapel at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings. May 5 May 12 May 19 (Skip Memorial Day Weekend) June 2 We will be offering this second part of The Class Meeting book […]

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Vacation Bible School 2019

Vacation Bible School Summer Day Camp “To Mars and Beyond with God” Sponsored by the Christian Education departments of Zion EUCC, Roberts Park UMC, and Central Christian Church Ages 3-12 SAVE the DATES: June 24-28 VBS program 8:30-9:00 a.m.: registration or check in 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. VBS Program Activities 12:00 noon -1:00 p.m. […]

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Living Water

It has been a pretty mixed bag when it comes to the weather here in Indianapolis. Here we are on May 2 and there is a threat of snow in some places – but then it is Indiana after all and to misquote Mark Twain, ‘If you don’t like the weather in Indiana, just wait a […]

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Time for Glory

Last Sunday was Palm Sunday. We re-enacted the excitement of the palm waving crowds in Jerusalem, as they hailed Jesus as their messiah. It was Passover, the annual festival celebrating God’s deliverance of Israel from slavery in Egypt.  The streets of Jerusalem were crowded with worshippers from all over the Roman Empire and Africa. Word […]

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Honest With God

Are you familiar with the term ‘greenwash’? I wasn’t until a few years ago. It’s a term that is used to describe the efforts of larger industries and corporations to present their products as environmentally sensitive, even when they may be anything but eco-friendly. Have you noticed, for example, how virtually every detergent you buy […]

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Employment Opportunities at Roberts Park

Choir Director Roberts Park is seeking a part-time choir director to start in late August of this year to lead the choir and collaborate with the Senior Pastor on producing good quality music that enhances the worship of the congregation. The choir rehearses on a Thursday evening. The closing date for applications is Friday 31st […]

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Bed of Lies

Have you ever heard yourself making excuses? Have you failed at your New Year’s Resolutions? What excuses are you rehearsing? What have you given up for Lent that you haven’t truly given up? This year my wife and I decided to try the Keto Diet, high fat, medium protein and low carbs. That means ordering […]

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