Category Archives: Uses

#SomethingWonderful #ArtistSpotlight: Joan Amato

We will be highlighting some of our exhibiting artists from our upcoming “Something Wonderful” Art Show and Sale (9/11/21) over the next few days. We hope you enjoy learning about these artists, and what has brought art into their lives, … Continue reading

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#ServiceWithASmile: Dinner for Our Neighbors @BethanyHouseSvcs

During the pandemic, it has been easy to see the need all around us. We at the New Church Of Montgomery have been fortunate enough to be able to take some of the opportunities to help that are in our … Continue reading

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#ThrowbackThursday: Owenites and Swedenborgians

As we explored last Sunday, Swedenborgians in Southwestern Ohio were interested in utopian ideals and were associated with the Owenite community which attempted to form in Yellow, Springs, OH. As you will see in the documents below, the Owenite society … Continue reading

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#QuarantineReading: #ThisIsGodsTable @annawoof

Many of you heard Rev. Anna Woofenden speak about her passion for the Garden Church when she visited the New Church of Montgomery several years ago. A beautiful book has come out of her experiences in cultivating and growing the … Continue reading

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#ThursdayThoughts: #Survival, #Sanity, #Attention #Delight

“Survival lies in sanity, and sanity lies in paying attention…The quality of life, is in proportion, always, to the capacity for delight.” Julia Cameron As we weather these days ahead, days of uncertainty, let us pay attention and enjoy the … Continue reading

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SaturdaySpecial: #Crochet #PlasticBags

New Church of Montgomery Board Member, Gloria Shepherd took time out of her Saturday to share a special skill: Crocheting sleeping mats made of plastic bags! These mats require some basic materials: About 800 plastic bags! (collect them from your … Continue reading

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How were you useful today? #AddBeauty #Cincinnati

The end of the day is a good time to check in with yourself and see how it all went. One question you can ask is how were you helpful or useful. Little things count, because they sure add up … Continue reading

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Finding things in Common #FridayFeeling #ReligiousPlurality

from Zen meant giving up the love and sense of a separate self and living passionately in the moment so as to leave one open to the influx of wisdom and enlightenment. Zen included the notion of work or … Continue reading

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Include Those in Need in Your #BlackFriday Shopping,#Cincinnati

The New Church of Montgomery is collecting Winter Coats, Hats and Gloves for children in need who attend Glendale Elementary. Sizes 5-14 for boys and girls will be accepted on Sundays at the Glendale New Church; 845 Congress Avenue, Glendale, … Continue reading

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We are the opposite of the Megachurch. And it’s ok. #smallwonder

Things you find in a megachurch: numerous people, anonymity, big voices, one main charismatic pastor, multiple service times, a big rockin’ band. Things you will find at our church: faces you recognize week after week, a feeling of community, acceptance … Continue reading

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