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Vol. 167 No. 1  CoNgregatioNalist.org  MarCH 2015   3.75  Published by the national Association of Congregational Christia...
A COMFORTABLE RETIREMENT    I   M A PASTOR, NOT IS SOMETHING AEVERYONE SHOULD SINK INTO. FINANCIAL PLANNER.  THANKFULLY, M...
straNgers aNd PilgriMs...  lyman Beecher  1775-1863   B  eecher was born in 1775,  the son and grandson of  blacksmiths. B...
Vol. 167 No. 1  CoNgregatioNalist.org  MarCH 2015  f e at u r e s  8  ready ... aiM ... CliCk  First Look at the New NA We...
e d i t o r i a l s tat e M e N t All content in The Congregationalist appears by the authority of the editor. We reserve ...
By way o f M u t ua l C a r e  faith, freedom, fellowship by Casey vanderBent  A  letter came in the mail recently, from a...
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH CONTINUES  EDITOR SOUGHT FOR T he C ongregaTionalisT We are looking for a person of integrity,  ...
The National Association unveils a new and improved way for you and your church to get the information you need.  Ready   ...
Optimized for mobile access, the new Web site is easy to read and navigate on your mobile device    something 63 percent o...
One Congregationalist   s impressions of the Holy Land   a single visit could enlarge your perspective on the Bible and th...
Cass Gorkiewicz  A Very Small Land Capernaum is on the north shore of the lake, just west of where the Jordan river enters...
Larry Sommers  Left  From atop Mount Carmel, tour guide Moshe Malka, center, orients us to the lower Galilee. Behind him i...
Larry Sommers   On this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.  The rock wall l...
Betsey Mauro  On the top of Masada, our group walks a path overlooking the Dead Sea.       Masada, the mountaintop fortres...
Continued on p. 33  I Felt His Presence There i visited the city where our Lord was born, And i felt his presence there. i...
Our God suffered the hardest trial any parent ever faces   for our sake.  Love D  A Father   s by J.R. McAliley  ecember 9...
medical staff of the University of Kentucky available at St. Joseph   s Hospital in Lexington  but no human power could ke...
These Congregationalist pioneers upheld their Christian faith in a difficult environment.  Keeping the Faith  by Michael C...
FCC SLC  Independence Hall, Salt Lake City, photographed May 1, 1881.  Lake City. During his absence, the church community...
and dedicated on Jan. 22, 1893, the 28th anniversary of the first service under Rev. McLeod.  Girl Scout troop and Alcohol...
Need your spirit refreshed  Don   t miss out on Utah   s unique recreation options.  Salt lake city  Visual arts are your ...
Eric Schramm Visit Salt Lake  Red Butte Garden.  Need a restorative break from urban activity  Hiking trails abound in thi...
A Congregational minister shares insights for fruitful ministry from his four decades of pastoral service.  Pastoral Perce...
9. remember that your absence is often noticed more than your presence. 10. only make promises you can keep. if you say to...
35. augustine   s advice is still pertinent     in essentials unity, in non-essentials liberty  in all things love.    36....
As Christians, what can we make of alarming challenges arising from within the Islamic world   Islam  What   s a Christian...
about,     human rights lawyer Nina  Shea explained.    They took down all the crosses. They blew up the tomb of the proph...
Only time will tell how Muslim leaders will respond. seventh century to force allegiance to Islam among the tribes in Arab...
a smaller or larger mosque, preaches every Friday, and commands a following based on his  never her   popularity. Every im...
Welcome to an island paradise where the Congregationalists hold sway   Congregationalists  Katrina Adams.  Paradise Katrin...
Katrina Adams.  Congregationalists at Malem, Kosrae, celebrate Christmas.  and Lydia Snow and Daniel and Doreka Opunui3. K...
Photo courtesy of The Congregational Library, Boston, Mass.  The Rev. Dr. Benjamin Snow.  restaurants  and even there, on ...
Continued from p.15 over perceived violations. As architecture, it is an unlovely old medieval house that had rooms added ...
News aNd Needs of our MissioNs N e ws MoMC to te NNesse e  In November 2014, the Mission and Outreach Ministry Council spe...
Linda Miller, Editor  houses  6,000 use tin lamps and about 800 use hurricane lamps. Heavy use of firewood strips the land...
a lo N g t H e way  News from the fellowship of churches  good and Faithful ser vants  Karl served three NACCC churches   ...
nEW ConFidEntiality statEmEnt   Last September a new    Confidentiality Statement    appeared on the Trello board  a Web-b...
NeCrology s H a r o N l . l i N dVa l l  S  haron Lofberg Lindvall, 68, died Jan. 23 at home in Bridgeview, Ill. She was a...
Pa s to r at e s a N d P u l P i t s reCeNt Calls  iN searCH  Mayfair-Plymouth Congregational Christian Church, Toledo, Oh...
8473 South Howell Avenue Oak Creek, WI 53154-0288  61st Annual Meeting and Conference  National Association of Congregatio...