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Reflection on Psalm 27

Lenten Reflection on Psalm 27 (below) by: Lisle Gwynn Garrity “My natural instinct when reading the Psalms is to personalize them, to welcome the ancient poet’s words as my own. When I first read through Psalm 27, I found myself transposing the psalmist’s literal threats—armies surrounding, enemies encroaching, safety retreating—into metaphorical ones that might resonate…

Who Are Ashes For?

“Let’s see… I guess it’s been a whilesince I went to church on Ash Wednesdayto get ashes… How long’s it been?– it’s been a while…  Why did I stop getting ashes? Will I go this year?Why should I go this year?Why go any year?Why ashes? Getting ashes doesn’t mean I’m holy.As a matter of fact,getting ashes…

A Prayer for a new year

Do not remember the former things, or consider the things of old. I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” (Isaiah 43: 18-19) Bless us, O Lord, and bless the time and seasons yet…

Feeding Our Neighbors & Fighting Drought in Papoli

The Peacemaking Offering this September supports two long-time PCPC ministries with both international and local impacts. This year’s offering is going to be dedicated locally to the FED ministry, and internationally to helping the village of Papoli, Uganda, through Village Partners International. You can donate to the Peacemaking Offering, which runs through Oct. 7, through…