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September 11, 2010

Written by Robin Smith September 23, 2010

The ride home from the evening activities for 9/11 for our family is only 10 miles from BVCC. The distance allows time for the absorption of reminiscent thoughts and conversation. Some of the conversation went like this:

"What went well?" "Would you change anything?"

"There are so many things happening on 9/11, I didn’t know whether anyone would attend."

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Comfort in the Aftermath

Written by Kathy Dobbels August 25, 2010

I remember the details of that morning vividly. I was backing out of my garage to go to work at our family owned hardware store. Because the air was cool and the sky was sunny my car window was down, allowing me to admire the colors and the gracefulness of my garden pansies swaying effortlessly in the breeze and to enjoy the cheerful song of the finches.

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Spiritual Life Ministry

Written by Kathy Dobbels August 17, 2010

Weekly, in the sanctuary of our church, we are reminded about Jesus‟ teachings through the bread and the cup. As followers of Christ we are invited to partake in that memory with our Communion Table Host.

We are a small congregation and yet we know so little about each other beyond Sunday morning. This year the hope for our spiritual life ministry is to develop more a sense of community. A few weeks ago John Steinmetz shared a story just before communion, about his grandfather‟s clock. It hangs on the wall in his dining room and brings back special memories whenever he looks at it. It was a beautiful story about a family relationship and how the memory of a person lives on with the help of a clock. John invited us into his life and gave new meaning to our weekly communion time.

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