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Indoor Worship

Dear Friends and Members of Elmhurst CRC,  As we turn toward the home stretch of 2020 and the temperatures begin to cool, many of us are rightly wondering how our worship life is going to proceed into fall and winter. I want to share five thoughts with you, including the first date…   Read More »

Fall Fruit

We spent the month of August carefully listening to Jesus’ “Parable of the Sower” in Sunday worship. It’s clear that God has planted a garden of people and cultivated the conditions necessary for creating life. God sprinkles the seed of the Gospel everywhere with…   Read More »

The SpringHill Connection

“Should we host SpringHill Day Camp this year?” That question was on the mind of our church leadership for months. We discussed it from a variety of angles, combed through SpringHill’s new safety policies, and talked with other camps who were meeting this summer. We…   Read More »

Fall Forecast

I’ve always rolled my eyes when the advanced forecasts for winter weather roll out in mid-July. I had never considered the plight of the unfortunate meteorologist who is obligated to make predictions about a future that is largely unknown. These days, we are all in the shoes of those…   Read More »

The Roundabout

I used to be partial to the roundabout as a traffic flow solution. The roundabout seemed stylish, European, and with no traffic lights, so very efficient! I thought it would be great to live in a neighborhood graced by one of these:             …   Read More »

Freedom, Righteousness, Justice

In the Old Testament, the “Promised Land” was a literal, physical place. The Promised Land was on the west side of the Jordan River, meaning that it was NOT part of the wilderness. God also promised this land would be full of peace and abundance, flowing with the…   Read More »

At Home Worship Guide

These next three Sundays, we’ll be worshipping via Livestreamed services only. We’re pre-recording these services to leave room for staff vacations, but the services will air at 10:00 am — and be available to stream any time after that. To get to the services,…   Read More »

Glossary of Terms Part 3: Social Justice

We are at a moment in society and the Church where it is essential for us to speak about matters of race, justice, and righteousness. It’s crucial that we define our terms with loving precision so that we can make Kingdom-of-God progress rather than descend into the misunderstanding,…   Read More »

A Glossary of Terms, Part 2

We are at a moment in society and the church where it is essential for us to speak about matters of race, justice, and righteousness. It’s crucial that we define our terms with loving precision so that we can make Kingdom-of-God progress rather than descend into the misunderstanding,…   Read More »

A Glossary of Terms

In order to have a productive conversation, it’s essential that parties have a common understanding of the concepts being discussed and definitions of the words being used.  We are at a moment in society and the church where it is essential for us to speak about matters of…   Read More »

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