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Imagine my delight when Cindy (our church’s bookkeeper and a worship team singer), told me that even though Nathan and Meagan live 12 hours away, she and the church still wanted to host a baby shower for them. Cindy said I could open the gifts here (so that everyone could ooh and ahh over them), and then we could take the items with us when we leave for Florida in a week.
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Comments and Kristina Creek

Last week as I was glancing through some old posts, I came across this one called, “Introduce Yourself.” This post stood out to me especially because it holds the all time record for the most comments ever collected on a single post–164!  

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You know, it recently occurred to me that all of you wonderful Smthellaneous friends probably have no earthly idea what I do on my job.  (My non-blogging job, that is.) So just for the fun of it, I leafed through a couple of weeks in my Day Timer at work and picked out some activities to list here from that period of time.
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Timeless. New.

April 2, 2013 — 4 Comments

Do you see this gal?  I like her quite a lot.
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Since Christmas decorating is not my forte, I am thankful  for the small army of women in our church who transform our space into a landscape of lit up loveliness.

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A couple months ago, our church started something called “Connections.”

Steve and I and the staff wanted to find a way for our congregation members to get to know each other a little better, since sitting beside someone in a pew for 90 minutes on Sunday is not really a good way to accomplish that goal.
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A week before Easter, we attended a special Easter performance at a local school auditorium.

Why was it so special?   Well, one for thing, it featured  a 70-voice choir and a 20-piece orchestra which is rather impressive for a small town.

But the other (even more important) reason it was special was because there were twelve different religious denominations represented in that group. Twelve!  

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Back in November, we attended a Thanksgiving Community Service held at a local church in Manteo.

Sarah and I made our way into the back of the jam packed sanctuary and wedged ourselves into the few remaining seats as Steve went and joined the other participating pastors.  I stuffed my coat under the chair, settled my Mom Purse at my feet and opened the bulletin to see what was in store.  Continue Reading…