North Kent Presbyterian Church

A Message for You

August 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

Give yourself a little rest  by REV. HELEN H. COLLINS North Kent Presbyterian Church Most mornings as I get ready to go out, I listen to the national news programs. One of the stories recently included mention of the fact that our President is going on vacation. Some are critical of him for doing that because, of course, we have a lot of national problems; lots of work [...]

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June 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

We’re all in life together by REV. HELEN H. COLLINS North Kent Presbyterian Church One of my members sent the following story to me: A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. “What food might this contain?” the mouse wondered. He was devastated to discover it was a mousetrap. Retreating to the farmyard, the [...]

Scouting for Food benefits NKCS

April 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Across the country, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts recently joined together for the annual Scouting for Food campaign. In the Rockford area, Boy Scout Troop 282 chartered to North Kent Presbyterian Church, Troop 228 chartered to Bostwick Lake Congregational Church, and Cub Scout Pack 3285 from Crestwood Elementary School collected food items to benefit North Kent Community [...]

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April 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Totally awesome! by REV. HELEN H. COLLINS North Kent Presbyterian Church In “Growing Deep in the Christian Life,” pastor and author Chuck Swindoll tells about a Sunday school kindergarten teacher who was trying to determine how much religious training her new students had. She found one five-year-old boy who knew absolutely nothing about the story of Jesus. She began [...]

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February 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

Third Time’s the Charm, I hope by REV. HELEN H. COLLINS North Kent Presbyterian Church Well, I’ve done it again. At least I sure hope I have—beaten cancer number three. Not one cancer in—and then out—of remission, but three different cancers, theoretically unrelated, over 41 years. The first one was ovarian carcinoma in 1970, found on a routine annual physical. [...]
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