Fletcher Church
22544 Merlin Road, Chatham-Kent, Ontario

Minister: The Rev. J. Lloyd G. Brown, B.A., M.Div., Th.M.
Minister, Merlin-Fletcher Pastoral Charge, 1 Nov. 2006 - 30 Sept. 2007

Rev. Lloyd Brown's
Quotes To Note

30 Sept. -- Ephesians 4:1-7 -- Celebration of Holy Communion
Meditation: "Belonging To Something Special"
Quote To Note: "Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.". --Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt

Rev. & Mrs. Brown will leave footprints in the hearts of many of this Pastoral Charge/

23 Sept. --
Meditation: "A Basic To Health"
Quote To Note: "It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference". --Tom Brokaw (Network News Anchor and Journalist)

16 Sept. -- Isaiah 41:17-20
Meditation: "Where Rise The Springs?"
Quote To Note: "The glory of God is a human being fully alive.". --St. Irenaeus

9 Sept. -- Acts 14:8-20; St. John 4
Meditation: "Too Easily Satisfied"
Quote To Note: "When concluding her prayers one evening for her family and friends, a little girl surprised her mother by adding, 'And now God, what can I do for You?'.

2 Sept. -- St. Matthew 20:1-16
Meditation: "Whistle While You Work"
Quote To Note: "Your identity is in eternity, and your homeland is in heaven". -- Rev. Rick Warren (Minister of Saddleback Church, California)

26 Aug. -- St. Luke 4:16-30
Meditation: "The Unbelievable Jesus"
Quote To Note: "If you can dream it, you can do it". -- Walt Disney

12 Aug. -- Genesis 32:22-32
Meditation: "You And Your Thoughts"
Quote To Note: "Management deals with the here and now. Leadership looks beyond the present to imamgine what could be". -- Jim Clemmer (Popular Speaker and Author)

5 Aug. -- St. Matthew 20:29-34
Meditation: "Finding A Way To A Miracle"
Quote To Note: "Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that He will.".-- From an old Bookmark

29 July -- St. Mark 1:28-39
Meditation: "Follow More Closely!"
Quote To Note: "Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare". -- Japanese Proverb

22 July -- Lay Worship Leader, Donna Jean Pollard
Meditation: "Go, Then and do the same"
Quote To Note: ""

15 July -- II Kings 5:7-14
Meditation: "Problems! Problems!"
Quote To Note: "God has never put anyone in a place too small to grow". -- Anonymous

8 July -- St. Matthew 14:15-21
Meditation: "Specializing In Faith-Lifts"
Quote To Note: "The act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted". -- Aesop (an ancient Greek Story-teller)

1 July -- Exodus 4:1-4, 10-11
Meditation: "God Of Our Fathers"
Quote To Note: "The highest intelligence in man is not reason but vision. The intuitive, creative, imaginative mind is not bound by the cautious step by step reasoning of logical thinking.". -- Albert Einstein

24 June -- St. John 4:5-15
Meditation: "Streams Of Living Water"
Quote To Note: "History has been written not by the most talented, but by the most motivated". -- Peter Drucker (Management Consultant)

17 June -- Father's Day
Meditation: "The Trouble With Father""
Quote To Note: "A good sermon helps people in different ways; some rise from it strengthened, others wake from it refreshed". -- A. Non Ymous

10 June
Meditation: "What Are You Trying To Say"
Quote To Note: "All worthwhile achievements are the result of problem-solving". -- Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (Noted Minister and Author)

3 June -- Trinity Sunday -- Joshua and the Fall of Jericho
Meditation: "Believing Then Seeing"
Quote To Note: "When God touches your life, He lets you know that you are His idea." -- Dr. Robert H. Schuller (Minister and Author)

27 May -- Pentecost/Whitsunday
Meditation: "The Empowering Spirit" -- Acts 2:1-7, 12-13
Quote To Note: Management deals with the here and how. Leadership looks beyond the present to imagine what could be." -- Jim Clemmer (Popular speaker and leader)

20 May -- Ascension I
Meditation: "Willing To Believe" -- St. Mark 6:1-6
Quote To Note: "A Church must never stop growing. When it ceases to grow, it will start to die." -- Dr. Robert H. Schuller (Minister and Author)

13 May -- Mothers' Day; Family Life Sunday; Sacrament of Baptism (Jocelyn Marie Pollard). Rural Life Sunday (UCofC)
Meditation: "A Mothering Influence"
Quote To Note: "Let the sceptics have their doubts. I prefer to believe that ideas have wings." -- Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (Clergyman and Author)

6 May -- "The Celebration Of Holy Communion"
Meditation: "The Miracle Underneath"
Quote To Note: "Where there is no faith, visions perish." -- Glendon Harris (Publisher and Author)

29 April
Meditation: "Fencing In Or Fencing Out"
Quote To Note: "Peopole are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.: -- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Psychiatrist and Author

22 April
Meditation: "On Being A Half-A-Minder"
Quote To Note: "No civilization can long survive the demise of its religious faith" -- Woodrow Wilson (former President of the USA)

15 April -- "Celebrating The Risen Christ's Presence Among Us"
Meditation: "Smashing The Barriers To Life"
Quote To Note: "I am prepared to go anywhere, so long as it is forward" -- Dr. David Livingstone (Missionary Doctor and Explorer)

8 April -- Easter Sunday - Resurrection Day -- St. Matthew 28:1-10
Meditation: "Easter Infection"
Quote To Note: "Unless you grow into your mission, you will decline until you become a mission field." -- Dr. Robert H. Schuller (Minister and Author)

1 April -- Palm Sunday -- St. Matthew 21:1-11
Meditation: "The Lonely Ride"
Quote To Note: "Friends of God tell their friends about God" -- Rev. Rick Warren, Minister, Saddleback Church, California

25 March
Meditation: "Staying Focused" -- St. Luke 4:16-32
Quote To Note: "Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true triends will leave footprints in your heart" -- Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt

18 March
Meditation: "And What About Sacrifice?"
Quote To Note: "Where there is no faith, visions perish" -- Dr. Glendon Harris, Author and Publisher

11 March
Meditation: "Over The Top Of Things"
Quote To Note: "Nothing happens unless first we dream". -- Carl Sandburg, American author

4 March
Meditation: "Countdown!"
Quote To Note: "You may quit on God, but He will never quit on you! You can trust Him." -- Rev. Dr. Raymond Lindquist

25 Feb.
Meditation: "Staying Focused"
Quote To Note: --

18 Feb.
Meditation: "Listen!!" -- I Samuel 3:1-10
Quote To Note: "There is a facelift you can perform yourself that is guaranteed to improve your whole appearance. It is called a smile" --A Non Ymous

11 Feb.
Meditation: "Being Prayed For" -- Acts 12:1-17 -- Much blessed is the congregation who prays for the Minister and the Minister prays for the congregation. Prayer has power. God is the Head of the Church, He has the plan and will show it.
Quote To Note: "We don't appreciate what we've got until we lose it, but we also don't appreciate what we've been missing until it arrives. -- from an old tattered book in a 2nd hand bookstore.

4 Feb.
Meditation: "Practical Praying" -- Keep in touch daily.
Quote To Note: "Dr. Robert H. Schuller describes possibility thinking as a 'belief' that God wants His people to be "co-workers" with Him in doing anything that would be great for "His cause in His world". Protestantism, he says, must have a revival of this reality in its life." -- Rev. Dr. Robert H. Schuller

28 Jan.
Meditation: "The Joy Of The Lord" [Psalm 149:4 -- The Lord takes delight in His people.]
Quote To Note:Always do right and you will please someone -- and astonish the rest. -- Mark Twain

21 Jan.
Message: "The Law Of Attraction"
Quote To Note: "May the hinges of friendship never rust, nor the wings of love lose a feather." -- An Old Toast

14 Jan.
Message: "Walking On Water -- A Challenge"
Quote To Note: "God has never put anyone in a place too small to grow." -- Anonymous

31 Dec.
Message: "The Chance of the Skeptics"
Quote To Note:"The size of your faith in God alone will set the ceilings and boundaries to your dream". -- Dr. Robert H. Schuller

24 Dec.
A Christmas Message: "Love's Hopes"
Quote To Note:"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched. They must be felt with the heart." -- Helen Keller (who was without sight, hearing, or speech).

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