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The qualities that govern our life together as a church community may in many cases seem to run counter to the qualities that predominate in most of the organizational structures that are taken for granted as normative in the world outside the church.

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Churches are living beings (“the body of Christ” I Corinthians 12:27). Living beings are not tidy or predictable. At times they inevitably operate in ways that may seem poorly planned. This slightly anarchic quality in churches makes it vital that the leadership hold firm adherence to the underlying principles that guide the life of the community.

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Yeshua says: The Pharisees and the scribes have taken the keys of knowledge
and hidden them away.
They did not go in themselves,
nor did they allow to enter those who wish to.

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Estimates vary, but generally the average length that one person stays as the primary pastor in a single congregation is said to be between 3.6 and 7 years. Three decades is a bit unusual…. ok a lot unusual.

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40 As the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various kinds of diseases brought them to Jesus;

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Yesterday morning in church we had two beautiful events… well at least two that I noticed.

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The first two weeks in October are big weeks in my journey of ordained ministry.

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Dear Craig and Mark,

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At the recent Diocese of BC Clergy Conference Janet Marshall spent some time describing the current realities in which churches must now do ministry. She suggested that we need to realize that we are coming to the end of the time when “duty” could be used as an effective motivator for church involvement.

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Thursday 19 May 2016 Diocese of BC Clergy Conference Closing Eucharist Homily 11:00 a.m. – Bishop Logan McMenamie

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