Category Archives: St. John’s UMC Lubbock

From the ruins and ashes, much was raised.

September 11, 2001. As was my practice, I was watching the Today Show that Tuesday morning. At about 7:50 am, the coverage changed. There were dramatic scenes of the North Tower of the World Trade Center, with smoke billowing from … Continue reading

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On being a clergy spouse.

With the increasing role of male clergy spouses across many denominations, our roles have not been clearly defined.  I remember asking people I trusted who have been clergy wives for advice on how to fill the role of a good … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Rev. Ted Dotts.

Today, at St. John’s United Methodist Church, where I hold my full-membership, there will be a memorial service. It is a memorial service I long to attend but will not be able to do so. It is only 5 hours … Continue reading

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