Posts by Milt Fredericks

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Making Random the New Norm

by Milt Fredericks

The other day I was at ShopRite; who am I kidding? I’m always at ShopRite. I go there so much I had to renew my membership in the Local UFCW, that I first joined in 1964 when I was a bag boy at the Acme inPitman, Back to the story; so I am heading from […]

Where Do We Go From Here

by Milt Fredericks

I imagine this was a question that ran through the minds of many, if not all, of the Disciples on the Saturday after Christ’s crucifixion. Even after the discovery of the open tomb and the appearance of Jesus in different forms; I am certain there was confusion. Christ was risen but what happens now? Well, […]

You can go home again

by Milt Fredericks

In 1940 Thomas Wolfe wrote a best-selling novel, “You Can’t Go Home Again,” about a writer named George Webber, who writes a book exposing many of the secrets and stories of his hometown. When he returns home he is greeted by hatred and outrage and it deeply affects him. He is basically banished, heads to […]

In the Bleak Midwinter

by Milt Fredericks

Without question, I would have to say that this is my favorite piece of Christmas music. Whenever I wascalled upon to do a service around Christmas time, Jack would always know at least one of my standardrequests. In fact, one July service I even found a way to have it tie in with the lectionary […]

Give Thanks!

by Milt Fredericks

We seem to have a lot of Holidays, maybe more than ever. But truth be told we do not hold all of them in the same level of esteem. There are religious holidays, which I would hope and pray rank very high with most. There are holidays to celebrate famous people- but as we now […]

What Happens Now?

by Milt Fredericks

A couple of weeks ago, Pastor Phil and I did back-to-back sermons with the same title, Do Not Be Afraid. It was by coincidence, but in retrospect, we both felt it was needed and it worked. Again, by a coincidental occurrence, we are offering back-to-back newsletter articles relating to our 300th celebration and the path […]

300

by Milt Fredericks

The number 300 has found its share of significance throughout history and into modern culture. Supposedly, according to famous historian Herodotus, the emperor Leonidas took 300 off his private guard of Spartans to hold off the invading Persian army at the battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC. In bowling rolling a 300 is a perfect […]

66 and Over Small Group

by Milt Fredericks

60 AND OVER SMALL GROUP resumes on Tuesday, September 14th at 1pm in the Adult Education Classroom. We will be reading Hollywood Jesus: A Small Group Study Connecting Christ and Culture. If you have any questions, see or call Milt Fredericks.

Communion Servers

by Milt Fredericks

Elders are needed to serve Communion the first Sunday in September and October. Please contact Milt Fredericks to sign up.