Hot and Humid – these two words really describe today. We woke up to a relatively cool 65 degrees and fog, but once the fog burned off, it got hot in a hurry. The sanctuary was warm to say the least. I think the temp at the end of service inside was 84 or 86. It was warmer outside. This afternoon we didn’t have much of a breeze. I sweated quite a bit this morning. It’s been a good week.
Early in the week, we spent some time in Canada with our kids and then returned home through Seneca Falls, NY where we visited the National Women’s Rights Historical site. The church where the organizers met was a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. This historic event happened just 5 years after the Wesleyan Methodist Church was born. We had a great time. Over the last several weeks, we have been collecting items on Atlas Obsura.
Yesterday, we went to Syracuse to pick up our grandson and have really enjoyed having him here. Since he is part Canadian, we celebrated Canada Day today. Anna and Robert put on temporary Canadian tatoos and we wore Canada shirts after church and had poutine. For the uninitiated, poutine is fries with cheese curds covered in a brown gravy. I usually do some sort of variation and tonight I made hamburger gravy. We have been enjoying the break.
This week we get ready to celebrate 4th of July. It’s one more down week, before things pick back up again.
Despite the heat we did have a good service this morning. God’s Spirit was evident as I preached a challenging message from 1 John 3:11-24. Following service we did some planning for our 80th Anniversary which is coming up in just two weeks. We are really looking forward to the weekend of July 21 and 22.
That’s about all I have for this week. Carpe Diem! (Seize the Day!)