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SOCIAL WITNESS MINISTRIES UPDATE

Our Presbyterian Social Witness Ministries, Bill Somplatsky-Jarman, General Assembly Coordinator for Social Witness Ministries, will be with us at NPC on Sunday, February 26. Following the 11:00 a.m. worship service there will be a light lunch after which Bill will … Continue reading

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28th Day of Advent

Saturday, December 24 – 28th Day of advent   The anticipation of Advent can bring out the best and the worst in me. I try to carefully keep “the reason for the season” in the forefront but I admit that … Continue reading

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27th Day of Advent

Friday, December 23 – 27th Day of Advent   Our Advent theme is gratitude. Wow! When I think of my family’s gratitude for Newport I can’t help but feel a call to action this advent season.   With Jacob and … Continue reading

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26th Day of Advent

Thursday, December 22 – 26th Day of Advent   Storylines are something I usually think of as belonging in books or movies. Recently, though, I’ve been thinking about their role in my life. The author of a book I read … Continue reading

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25th Day of Advent

Wednesday December 21 – 25th Day of Advent   Where does one start regarding how grateful and thankful we are for the things God has given, or taken away, from us? Yes, sometimes losing something can be a blessing in … Continue reading

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24th Day of Advent

Tuesday, December 20 – 24th Day of Advent   Sometimes it feels like hard work to be grateful for all we have, instead of wondering or worrying about what we lack. I’ve struggled with this recently. Suddenly, a stray remark … Continue reading

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23rd Day of Advent

Monday December 19 – 23 Day of Advent   There is so much in my life that I am grateful for … but first and foremost I am grateful for the ability to feel gratitude. The world around me tends … Continue reading

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22nd Day of Advent

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21st Day of Advent

Saturday, December 17 – 21st Day of Advent   The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year and can also be one of the most frantic. In this time is the anticipation of … Continue reading

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20th Day of Advent

Friday, December 16 – 20th day of Advent   Christmas is great! In addition to the presents, every year we get to celebrate that God came to earth to walk among us and show us how to really live while … Continue reading

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