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NEW HOURS : As of June 26 Sunday School starts at 9:15 am and Worship Service at 10:15 am



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New Hours Beginning June 26 
Sunday School    09:15 am to 10:00 am
Worship Service    10:15 am to 11:30 am
Wednesday Bible Study   No Bible Study during summer
Friday Youth Group    No Youth Group during summer

Upcoming Events

04 Sep 2016
09:30AM - 10:00AM
Sunday School
04 Sep 2016
10:15AM - 11:30AM
Worship Service
11 Sep 2016
09:30AM - 10:00AM
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We didn't see it coming!

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By Pastor Bob DiSalvio

Odds makers, the world’s financial markets and the experts were certain Britain would vote to remain in the European Union. The “markets” were up for days before the big “Brexit” vote. When the votes were counted all the prognosticators were wrong! The vote wasn’t even close. Few people could read the tea leaves of discontent brewing in the heart of so many Britons. This event is one of a long string of history-making events that have rocked history and caught all of us unaware:

Sunday December, 7, 1941; the day Japan bombed the sleepy naval base on Pearl Harbor. Because we were unprepared our country entered WW II with a decimated naval force. By God’s grace and the grit of millions of Americans we were victorious.

With the end of WWII, we missed the start of the Cold War, as a menacing Soviet bear gobbled up Eastern Europe sealing it for decades in what Sir Winston Churchill labelled as “The Iron Curtain”.

We missed the fall of the Soviet Union symbolized by the taking down of the Berlin Wall. Thinking the Soviets dead, we missed the rise of the new Russia under Russian president Vladimir Putin whose vision is the re-birth of the former Russian Empire.

From Despair to Stupidity

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By Scott Affleck

'What is love? What is creation? What is longing? What is a star?' thus asks the last man, and he blinks. -- Friedrich Nietzsche


When I was attending college for art I became rather dismayed by the development of art in the past century. I wondered how we got from beautiful meaningful art of the past to the banal silliness of postmodernism. At that time, a friend gave me a copy of Francis A. Schaeffer's Escape From Reason. Schaeffer's book offered a profound understanding of the development of culture. Schaeffer was concerned that Christians were unaware of the new environment which make it difficult to communicate the truth of scripture. He traced the development of philosophy to the arts and then to mass culture to show how it shaped the world-view of the 1960's. Although Schaeffer was writing at the time of the emergence of postmodernism, things have changed drastically in the last 48 years, I'm certain that line of despair is hardly reflected in the current culture, rather, I find a self-consciousness culture which escapes through ironic detachment, instead of facing the conditions of alienation.

 

Celebrating 283 Years In Our Community

Amwell is the friendly, praying, singing church, preaching and teaching Christ crucified, risen and coming again.

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Pastor Bob DiSalvio
 

Pastor Bob has been married to Jean since November 30, 1968. Jean is a Guidance Counselor at a local high school. Bob and Jean have three children: R. Christian (married to Robin), Lauren (married to Erik) and Timothy.

Bob served in the business world for 30 years until September 2000 when he became pastor of Amwell Church of the Brethren. He served as Chaplain of Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital from 2000 until its close in 2012. In 2010, Bob served as Moderator of the Atlantic Northeast District and now he is serving on the District’s Executive Board. His sermons can be heard weekly on Sundays, 7:30am on WDVR 89.7 FM or via podcast at www.amwell.org.

 

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  • 40 Sandbrook-Headquarter Rd
    Stockton, NJ 08559
  •     908 705-1208
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