Posts by AFBC

Forty Days

We embark on a forty-day journey each year from Ash Wednesday to Easter morning.  Lent is the forty days, which begins on Ash Wednesday, but if we count carefully the days on the calendar until Easter, we exceed forty days.  This is because Lent is a season for fasting, so Sundays are not included in…

Global Ministries Offering

On Sunday, February 11, we will gather to celebrate our Global Ministries Offering for 2024-2025.  Each year, we celebrate and make a commitment to the GMO.  It is our annual, special offering over-and-above our general fund, which supports ministries globally, regionally, and locally. If you would like to give to the current GMO for 2023-2024,…

A Cast of Thousands

In the wake of Committee Night, and at the beginning of another year, I am thankful to God for the church, thinking about all of the lay leadership which takes place every week.  Whether it is the work of committees, Sunday School teachers, or volunteers, there are countless people, who serve the church in numerous…

Where to Begin?

It can be difficult to know where to begin! We might stare at a blank computer screen unsure about what to write for the first sentence of our essay due for school. We might look at a blank canvas with a paint brush in hand unsure about where to put the first brushstroke. Beginnings are…

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