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Paris Announcements 6/25/20

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Talking about race relations and racism is one of those topics in which we rarely, if ever, choose to engage. Yet we have reached a time in our country's history when that is no longer possible.

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Parish Announcements 6/18/20

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Message from the Senior Warden I discovered this story years ago in an ancient Reader's Digest and I think it is perfect for this Father's Day weekend. As you celebrate in whichever way you choose, remember our Heavenly Father who loves each of us as if there were only one of us. His steadfast...

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Parish Announcements 6/11/20

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Message from the Senior Warden For as long as I can remember, we have gotten advertisements in the mail proclaiming that I "may have already won!" some random contest that I wasn't even aware I entered. Every once in a while, there is a car key attached and all I have to do is drive to...

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Parish Announcements 6/4/20

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Message from the Senior Warden I think that if any of us had ordered 2020 online, we would have returned it by now for a full refund. Free shipping or not, we would have returned this year and written a bad review. 2020 hasn't looked anything like it did in the brochures. There should be an...

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Parish Announcements 5/28/20

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Message from the Senior Warden I'm a big fan of ringtones. Without so much as a glance at my phone, I know whether or not I want to talk to the caller. For the general public, it's the hilarious sound of a baby laughing that just brings a smile to my face and the faces of anyone close by who...

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Parish Announcements 5/21/20

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Message from the Sr. Warden A young girl was watching her mother bake a ham for a family gathering and noticed her mom cutting off the ends before placing it in the oven. “Mom, why do you cut the ends off before baking the ham?” she asked. “Hmmm… I think it helps soak up...

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Parish Announcements 5/14/20

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Message from the Sr. Warden At this year’s socially distanced Mother’s Day driveway picnic celebration, old stories began to be retold and I had the opportunity to share one of my favorites with the younger generation. The story began with me in some undoubtedly important domestic...

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Parish Announcements 5/7/20

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Message from the Sr. Warden I wish I could take credit for this story but sometimes someone else says it better than I can. I don’t know who wrote the following, but the wisdom is sound.  There once was a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had...

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Parish Announcements 4/30/20

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Message from the Sr. Warden A lifetime ago, I attended a leadership training seminar in Kansas City. There were men and women from many diverse backgrounds including business and non-profits. The seminar centered on playing a simulation game called “Gold of the Desert...

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Parish Announcements 4/23/20

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Message from the Sr. Warden Back in the day before AT&T became the powerhouse conglomerate it is today, many smaller Bell System phone companies ran an ad campaign called “Reach out and touch someone”.  It stressed the importance of maintaining contact with people we love...

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