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Advent blog: Happiness, as easy buying a can of coke by Andrew Harris

Advent blog: Happiness, as easy buying a can of coke by Andrew Harris

This month in HYG we had an interesting discussion that I thought I’d share. In the spirit of the Christmas season, we watched a bunch of commercials and, specifically, we looked at what the commercials were selling. We watched a Coke commercial where Coke made everyone in the world happy, a gum commercial where the gum plays an integral role in a couple falling in love, and a JetBlue commercial that promised luxury, comfort, and security. These commercials lead us to believe that happiness, love,...
Paying it Forward

Paying it Forward

Hancock Church Sermon – Rev. Dana Allen Walsh – November 24, 2013 – John 13:3-15 http://youtu.be/jkcdSHuBXic  “Paying It Forward” An interesting and noteworthy phenomenon has been sweeping across the United States: drive-through generosity. Fast-food workers are seeing kindness that they’ve never witnessed before. And it’s become more and more common. People are paying for their own meal and paying extra for the car behind them in the drive through. You can imagine what being the recipient of such generosity looks like: after placing your order,...
Thanks for What Is to Be

Thanks for What Is to Be

Hancock Church Sermon – Rev. Paul Shupe – November 17, 2013 – Isaiah 65:17-25 http://youtu.be/Y8cfY4qQEfY “Thanks for That Which Is to Be”         For the past several days our eyes have been riveted to our television screens as horrific images of suffering in the Philippines have dominated the news. The pictures of the dead are awful; how can we gaze at the lifeless bodies of sisters and brothers and not be moved. But more harrowing for me have been the images of the living: tear-stained...
the Hancock Herald: Fall 2013

the Hancock Herald: Fall 2013

The latest Hancock Herald is here, and there are so many new things to look forward to! For a printable/downloadable copy click here Hancock Herald 2013 v2,2