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Blaise Pascal

” We do not rest satisfied with the present. We anticipate that future as too slow in coming, as if in order to hasten its course; or we recall the past, to stop its too rapid flight. So imprudent are we that we dream of those times which are no more, and thoughtlessly overlook that which alone exists. For the present is generally painful to us. We conceal it from our sight, because it troubles us; and if it be delightful to us, we regret to see it pass away. We try to sustain it by the future, and think of rearranging matters which are not in our power, for a time which we have no certainty of reaching.

Let each one examine his thoughts, and he will find them all occupied with the past and the future. We scarcely ever think of the present; and if we think of it, it is only to take light from it to arrange the future. The present is never our end. So we never live, but we hope to live; and, as we are always preparing to be happy, it is inevitable we should never be so.” Blaise Pascal, Pascal’s Pensees, (New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1958), pp. 49-50

Road Construction

WARNING! Access to our worship service from the north is blocked because of construction (the end of Weddington Matthews Rd that meets Tilley Morris Rd in front of Union Day School). However, this restriction can easily be overcome taking one of multiple alternative routes. Check your favorite navigation device if you typically come from the north end of Weddington Matthews Rd. Access from the south is unaffected. We hope to see you on time at 10am on Sunday mornings!

Seeking a worship Leader

Nancy made an important contribution in the life of our church by getting us to sing out like never before. We will certainly miss her as she moves on to another worship leading opportunity.

Please be in prayer and keep your eyes open for another worship leader. Contact Keith with any lead you may have!

Christmas 2021


At 5pm we will have our Christmas Eve Service. We will read the Christmas Story from the Gospels, sing Christmas Carols, and conclude with Holy Communion.

On Sunday, December 26 we will have a short service at our usual start time of 10am.

All services are at the Weddington Swim & Racquet Club. We hope you join us. Merry Christmas!