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Pastor Marlene J. Webster
Owosso Michigan
Pastor at Owosso City Church of the Nazarene, Founder and Executive Director of Shiawassee Hope
Interests: Coffee, books, theology, real wood fireplace, gourmet cooking, hobby board games, deep conversations, empty nesting, detective stories, bike riding, writing.
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Mary Anoints Jesus at Bethany John 12:1-11 I was taken by the way last Sunday’s gospel account so carefully and deliberately set characters around the table at that shared meal. Martha was there serving. That’s where she always is. Lazarus was there. Newly undead. That must have made for some... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2016 at The Cardboard Pulpit
This is the first presidential election season of my whole life that I have turned off the switch. I am not paying attention. It started for practical reasons. The day our youngest moved off to college, we canceled cable. I know. I could go find the news somewhere else. I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2016 at The Cardboard Pulpit
I have a deep commitment to preaching from the lectionary for a number of reasons. Most obviously, the lectionary allows our community to hear the whole story of God, from every perspective, every three years. Maybe less obvious but perhaps more importantly, preaching from the lectionary requires the pastor to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2016 at The Cardboard Pulpit
Pastor Marlene J. Webster is now following Scott Daniels
Feb 15, 2016
One thing that has become increasingly important in my work as a pastor of a missional church and as an advocate for people who live in poverty is to continually develop in myself and others an awareness of and empathy for those who are deeply hurting. One of the projects... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2016 at The Cardboard Pulpit
Pastor Marlene J. Webster is now following The Typepad Team
Feb 15, 2016