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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 […]

Scouting for Food benefits NKCS

Members of Troop 282 with their initial food collection are (l–r) Andrew Hall, Erik Buelken, Brad Bussing, Sean McLellan and Owen Webber.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

A Message for You — June 10, 2010

We’re all in life together by REV. HELEN H. COLLINS North Kent Presbyterian Church One of my members recently 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 […]