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Weekly, Newsletter July 3rd, 2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK  My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. 2 Corinthians 12: 9 God does not seek heroes or superstars. God seeks messengers who carry his message. The messengers get tired; they are allowed to get tired. We are normal people; we are human. In the…

Weekly, Newsletter June 27th, 2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK Joseph in Egypt This Sunday we will celebrate a family service. Our children prepared during their classes a few pictures taken from the story of Joseph. Joseph was the favorite son of the patriarch Jacob; his brother’s jealousy lead them to hating him. They wanted to get rid of him. Some…

Ventolin or albuterol

FROM THE PASTOR`S DESK “Love – Not for cowards”, that is the title of a sequence in a newspaper. My first reaction: Yes, that’s true. Love is our strongest and most positive sense in life, but it also challenges us like no other one. Because love is applied to a YOU, it demands a response.…

Weekly Newsletter, June 12th 2015

FROM THE PASTOR`S DESK Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.” (Proverbs 14:34) Dear friends and members of our Balboa Union Church This week we had our monthly meeting as the Ecumenical Council of Panama. Our President, Bishop Murray had to give an interview. So he asked us according to…

Weekly Newsletter, June 5th 2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK Pentecost God sends us his Spirit John 16:8 When the Advocate comes, he will prove the world wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment. What is the Spirit of God? It is God’s power that creates new life. It is the power of God who wants to work through human beings.…

Weekly Newsletter May 15th,2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK   Hear, O Lord, when I cry aloud; be gracious to me and answer me! (Psalm 27,7) This is the prayer for our Sunday. The first word in Latin gave it its name: Exaudi. Our Sunday is between Easter time and Pentecost, the coming of God’s Spirit. That is our position:…

Weekly Newsletter May 8th ,2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK This week we met with brothers and sisters of other communities of faith. We participated in an ecumenical meeting celebrating the light and power of Easter (Via Lucis). I want to express my thanks to our lawyers working so hard on the legal process to get title to our land under…

Weekly Newsletter, May 1st 2015

THIS SUNDAY AT BALBOA UNION CHURCH Worship Service at 10 a.m. – ALL ARE WELCOME! Children’s Sunday School Teachers: Mitzila Samudio & Ally McIntosh SPEAKER:  Rev. Roland Schnell First Testament Readings and Psalm Acts 8:26-40Psalm 22:35-31 Epistle Reading 1 John 4:7-21 Gospel Reading John 15:1-8   Other News Our  Panama Canal Kiwanis Club Invites YOU! The newly-relocated…

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER APRIL 24TH, 2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK  1 Corinthians 12:26 – If one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it. Dear friends and members of our Balboa Union Church: On April 24, marks the hundredth anniversary for the genocide of the Armenian people. About 1.5 million Armenians…

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER APRIL 17TH, 2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK Dear friends and members of our Balboa Union Church Luke 24:39 “Touch me and see.” The disciples could not believe the miracle of Easter. That is why Jesus says to them: “Touch me and see.” All our human experience tells us that what has died is dead; it is the toughest…