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09
Aug

Getting to know . . . Joy Allen

Joy Allen was named after her grandmother Joyce, a lovely southern woman who loved Jesus and loved to laugh.  She is proud to carry on her grandmother’s legacy as she, too, is […]

02
Aug

Pastor’s Intern’s Perspective

By Noah McLaren, FRC Summer Intern I arrived in Oak Harbor after dark on Wednesday, May 28. The shuttle dropped me off at the 7-Eleven, where Chaplain Lura picked me […]

26
Jul

This Time Between

THIS TIME BETWEEN “I don’t have a job. I don’t have an income. I don’t have a position.  When someone asks me what I do, all I can say is […]

19
Jul

A different look at Proverbs

Our theme for Pursuit next school year will be the book of Proverbs.  Often times, the book of Proverbs is read as one-phrase snippets and is used as a means […]

12
Jul

Come On, Ring Those Bells . . .

Handbells are an old form of musical worship in our congregation.  They were purchased in stages, starting about 1980, with at least one octave being donated in memory of Jan […]

05
Jul

Pastor’s Perspective

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”  Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ […]

28
Jun

Getting to know . . . Merrie Burley

Merrie Burley has been a member of First Reformed Church in Oak Harbor for about forty years.  She grew up in Seattle and met Mark Burley from South Whidbey at […]

21
Jun

Taking Care of Our Pastor

Although Pastor Appreciation Month is not until October, I feel we need to think about taking care of our pastor all year around.  So here are some ideas I found […]

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