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Thoughts from Rev. Caleb Pitkin

Lenten Study

This year during Lent we will be doing a study called Living Fully Dying Well by Bishop Ruben Job.  The first part of the study is about how to live the kind of full abundant life that God desires for all people.  Part of our challenge in living life abundantly is that we get caught […]

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Don’t Call It A Come Back

Don’t call it a come back. Unless of course you want to. I’m back from Paternity leave starting today. I’ll be back in the Pulpit this coming Sunday. Let me say first of all that I have missed being here. This congregation and its members have been in my prayers and on my mind while […]

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Thank You

Now that Christmas Day has passed and the Christmas season draws near to a close I will be away from the church for a short time.  I spent three and a half years in seminary learning how to be a Pastor.  From the moment I knew I was coming to Signal Mountain, I have been […]

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Our Prayer From The Election Day Communion Service

This prayer is from Service and Prayers compiled by Bishop Thirkield for The Methodist Book Concern in 1918.  One slight modification has been made to the language to help it better confirm to make up of our government nearly 100 years after this prayer was written. For Those In Authority God of all power and […]

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Daily Trinity

Sermon preached January 24, 2016 on 2 Corinthians 13:13. The sermon is about how the Trinity impacts our lives.

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The Father (90 Day Reading Plan)

The story of the Prodigal/Lost Son is one of the most familiar stories in the entire Bible.  It has been preached and pondered over in millions of sermons, served as the inspiration for thousands of pieces of art; and somehow, to the best of my knowledge, never been in a Father’s Day card.  There are […]

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