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First Day, Second Day

First Day, Second Day

September 17, 2021 by Gregg DeMey

Perhaps you remember the reaction of your child (or yourself!) after your first full day of school. It might not have been a pretty sight. Most youngsters start their first day of school career full of pep, vigor, and high hopes. I remember feeling like I was big stuff when I caught the bus for the first day of my post-kindergarten life...

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“Hone-coming” at Elmhurst CRC  (nope, not a typo)

“Hone-coming” at Elmhurst CRC (nope, not a typo)

September 10, 2021 by Gregg DeMey

While “homecoming” in North America typically involves alumni returning to their alma mater for a big game, dance, or weekend festivities — this Sunday feels like a true homecoming at Elmhurst CRC!

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Between Me and God

Between Me and God

September 3, 2021 by Gregg DeMey

I’m disappointed. Since the beginning of our season of outdoor summer worship, I’ve been envisioning an energetic, lively, participatory, and unmasked return to indoor worship. We’re still heading back into the Worship Center at Elmhurst CRC as planned, but...

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A Good Worship Servcie

A Good Worship Servcie

August 30, 2021 by Gregg DeMey

I vividly remember the different moods that my father would exhibit depending on what happened in Sunday worship. If the experience was positive, he would smile and say, “Now THAT was a good service.” If it wasn’t so great, he would...

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It's Simple

It's Simple

August 20, 2021 by Gregg DeMey

A friend once gave me a Rubik’s cube for my birthday. My mind was initially boggled by the complexity. Six sides. Nine colorful squares per side. If a Rubik’s cube solver fixated on the yellow side of the cube...

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Come Together

Come Together

August 13, 2021

As a four-year-old kid, I used my allowance to buy a 45 rpm record of The Beatles’ song, “Come Together.” I’m still fascinated by that song to this day. But as much as I love that song, I am even...

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