Saturday Lives

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Written by Jolene DeHeer We are now in the season of Lent when many of us are intentionally finding space to contemplate and reflect on our need of a Savior and what Jesus endured so … Read More

Stepping into the new year

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Written by Jolene DeHeer One can almost breath in the excitement and expectation of new prospects, new resolutions, new hopes, new opportunities, new possibilities. Many are ready to leave behind the struggles of the past … Read More

Waiting – Advent

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Waiting is hard in a culture that specializes in instant gratification. Yet, so much of life is waiting and many of us are not very good at it.

That Is Dying To Self

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My imagination was captivated when my friend told me about a tradition at Providence CRC. Each year a collection plate is passed that holds words printed on business card size cards (i.e. wonder, grateful, praise, … Read More

We are free indeed

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WRITTEN BY JOLENE DEHEER As I write this blog people around the United States are traveling to their cottages, heading to the beach, firing up the barbecue, and attending parades because today is Memorial Day.  … Read More


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WRITTEN BY JOLENE DEHEER About a decade ago, the phrase, “Whatever!” (often accompanied with fingers making a “W”) was a common slang term to respond to a statement or request that was unwelcome. Fortunately, this … Read More