Author Archives: Josh

Tax time

Good morning, Friends! Thanks again for coming here this morning. We’ve been talking all month about how different people met Jesus. For the most part, people didn’t meet Jesus in church. In fact, they met Jesus almost everywhere else. Jesus … Continue reading

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Get up and walk

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all doing well this morning.I know some of you are planning to spend this afternoon relaxing and watching the Super Bowl. I appreciate you coming to worship this morning! Last week, I said we’re … Continue reading

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Untouchables no more

Good morning, Friends! Thank you all for coming today. I hope you’re already feeling blessed for being here. This month, I want to talk about some of the different ways that people met Jesus. Everyone’s different. There were simple fishermen. … Continue reading

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“Blinded by the Light”

Good morning, Friends! Thank you all for coming out, on such chilly winter morning! We’ve been talking about light for several weeks now. First we had Christmas, the season of light. We had our candlelight Christmas Eve service. Then last … Continue reading

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Jars of clay

Millie Florence Jones – 9/13/1926 – 1/12/2023James Richardson Mattocks Jr. – 7/20/1943 – 2/8/2023Helen Dobbins Younts – 3/8/1921 – 2/28/2023Linda Gail Macy Venable – 12/18/1942 – 3/2/2023Avis Logan Rees – 1/31/1929 – 4/18/2023Barbara “Bobbie” Redding Scruggs – 5/18/1939 – 6/1/2023John … Continue reading

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Let there be light!

Good morning, Friends! Happy New Year! 2023 was a big year for Springfield. It was our 250th anniversary, and we celebrated all year long. Now we’re in a new year, 2024. The Christmas decorations are all down. There are no … Continue reading

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Pastors who served at Springfield Friends

Nereus Barker dates unknown – served as unpaid pastor in the late 1800’s George Welker 1914-1918 Walter White (dates unknown) Clara I. Cox 1918-1939 – Springfield’s second longest-serving pastor, was here for 21 years; our new meetinghouse was build during … Continue reading

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Are we ready for Christmas?

Good morning, Friends! Welcome to worship on the morning before Christmas. We’ve been preparing for this day all month. The tree is up! The presents are wrapped. We’ve sung carols. We’ve lit candles. We’ve had treat bags and decorations and … Continue reading

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Mary

If we’re going to understand the real miracle of Christmas, we need to understand the people who were involved. Last week we talked about John the Baptist, who lived a simple life, and told people to turn their lives around, … Continue reading

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Where did we come from?

The first Quakers who arrived in North Carolina settled along the northeast coast of what was then one of the 13 colonies. The first Quaker settlers arrived as early as 1655. North Carolina Yearly Meeting was established in 1680, and … Continue reading

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