July Newsletter

Psalm 42:1-2, “As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for
the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?”

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June Newsletter

Water. It is something that all of us need to sustain life daily. While you can go a day or two without water, certainly you cannot live without water for more than a week. Many of us at St. Peter’s Church grew up on farms or around the farms in our community. We inherently understand how vital rain water is to our crops. In fact, many of us are concerned this year because May has been such a dry month with very little rain. Does this portend a dry summer? We pray God will break through with rain for us to nourish the recently planted crops in the fields in our countryside.

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May Newsletter

This week our nation said good-bye to one of our most famous astronauts, Michael Collins. Michael was the pilot of
the command module during the first visit to the moon in 1969 while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the
moon for the first time in history. There have been many tributes to Michael’s life over the last few days where news media outlets have been replaying interviews that he has done over the years. In one such interview with Neil Cavuto, Michael talked about his passion for exploration and seeking new challenges in life. He wished that he would have had more time to be around and even talked about his personal passion to go to Mars, obviously an accomplishment which never occurred. He noted the amazing feeling of exploring new areas and seeing new sights for the first time. As I listened to Michael and Neil banter about space exploration, it reminded me of our recently completed study of the book of Revelation, specifically chapter 21 about the new heaven and new earth. Read these words carefully and slowly and think what it will be like to explore this brand-new creation of God’s:

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