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CWF Corner

CWF Corner

The Christian Women’s Fellowship of First Christian Church, Independence met Wednesday, November 4th, with Sue and Vivian hosting the 20 members in attendance. Group Leader Virginia led those present in opening with the CWF prayer and then called on Secretary/Treasurer Ernie for the reading of the October […]

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Double-Yolk Eggs

Double-Yolk Eggs

Shopping at our local “supermarket” recently, I picked up a dozen large, Grade A eggs.  I do not usually buy my eggs there, but it was handy and I needed them.  After all, it’s the biggest baking time of the year.  Being hungry for scrambled eggs and […]

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CWF Corner

CWF Corner

The Christian Women’s Fellowship of the First Christian Church, Independence met Wednesday, the 7th of October, with Darlene and Virginia hosting. Virginia, as group leader, opened the meeting and led the 15 members present in the CWF prayer.  She then called on Secretary/Treasurer Ernie for the reading […]

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It’s Really Nothing

It’s Really Nothing

I called our daughter, Cindy, who lives way back in the boonies in the state of Washington, kind of on Puget Sound, raised her children there and is alone there now, after 28 years.  It’s the kind of place you would love to visit for two or […]

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CWF Corner

CWF Corner

The Christian Women’s Fellowship of the First Christian Church, Independence met Wednesday, the 2nd of September, with both our Normas hosting the event.  Leader Virginia opened the meeting, leading the 15 members in the CWF prayer, and then calling on Secretary/Treasurer Ernie for the Minutes and Treasurer’s […]

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My Favorite Bible

My Favorite Bible

I opened one of the Bibles in my pew recently and noted it had been donated by a member and dedicated to her late husband.  We have a lot of Bibles in the church, and they are rarely used anymore, especially since we have the scriptures projected […]

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Life is a Puzzle

Life is a Puzzle

Shopping at a rummage sale recently, I found a very old jigsaw puzzle.  The box was falling apart; however, the girls taped it up good, and I fell in love with the large dog pictured with a Red Cross emblem on its side.  He looked a lot […]

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Glitter Temptations

Glitter Temptations

I have been cleaning my “craft/sewing/treadmill/music” room this morning, and I have come to a profound discovery.  Glitter is the DEVIL!  It is everywhere!  No matter how many times I sweep, glitter remains.  No matter how many times I swipe at it with a damp cloth, glitter […]

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Biblical Texting

Biblical Texting

One Sunday, watching R. J. Osborn as he taught our Sunday School class using his I-pad —  or was it an I-pod? — looked so easy, and what he could do with that little black box was wonderful!  He could call up several versions of the Bible […]

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My Dad Wore Overalls

My Dad Wore Overalls

(Reprint from June 2016) It’s kind of fun sometimes to look back on ordinary things in your life, like my dad wore overalls to work.  Nowadays, that would not be “cool”.  In my youth, it was a common practice, especially since he worked 32 years for the […]

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First Christian Church is a Disciples of Christ congregation. Learn more about the Disciples on our Kansas region site and our main denomination page.

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First Christian Church

319 W. Laurel St.
Independence, KS 67301

620-331-3800