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Surreal Moment in the Capital

Post a Comment » Written on March 9th, 2013     
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I was in Washington D.C. today for the first time since a childhood visit back in the seventies. But it wasn’t remotely like the typical D.C. tour. It was actually just a stop over at the Dulles airport. Airlines have …

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When Things Don’t Go Right

Post a Comment » Written on July 7th, 2009     
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The past couple of days have gone by like a Colorado afternoon thunder shower. Fast, confused, scary at times, and just a bit too crazy for my taste. Problem is, the dark clouds haven’t quite passed yet.

I guess moving …

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Summer Camp

Post a Comment » Written on July 1st, 2009     
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I spent a wonderful week from June 21st thru June 27th high in the Rockies at Covenant Heights, a denominational camp site near Estes Park. I had a blast playing the role of camp missionary, staff assistant, and whatever else …

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Lenten Journey with the Poor

Post a Comment » Written on April 14th, 2009     
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Last Thursday, which was Maundy Thursday in Holy Week, I participated in an event sponsored by the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission called the Lenten Journey with the Poor. We spent the day walking around downtown Colorado Springs, visiting …

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Wet Washington

2 comments Written on March 16th, 2009     
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I’m on my way back to Colorado Springs after 17 days in Washington State; and in all fairness, it only rained about half of those 17 days, so by local standards it would be fair to say the whether was …

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Embracing Public Transportation

Post a Comment » Written on February 28th, 2009     
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Well, this may sound like a bit of a rant but…

I flew into Seattle today and used public transportation (buses) to get to my destination in Everett. Maybe this is stereotypical, but my image of Seattle is of a …

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A Really Cold Week

Post a Comment » Written on February 18th, 2009     
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I flew to Chicago on January 31st and drove a rented car down to Lafayette, IN. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Evangelical Covenant Church where I preached on Sunday morning and met with church members over lunch. This …

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Holidays in California

Post a Comment » Written on January 10th, 2009     
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We got off to an early morning start from Colorado Springs on December 20th and by night fall we were at the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. ¬†We spent the night in the park and got up early the …

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Roadtrip Photos

Post a Comment » Written on November 25th, 2008     
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Here is a link to my online gallery of photos from my recent roadtrip to OH, PA and NY.

http://www.pbase.com/revdocjim/ohpany

Enjoy!

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Great Lakes Region Report

Post a Comment » Written on November 23rd, 2008     
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Well, it’s time for an update. I’ve spent a wonderful week in OH, PA and NY. Thanks to some superb ground work, I was able to visit eight churches in eight days!

Sun. Oct. 16 ¬†Bethany Covenant Church, Lyndhurst, OH…

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