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Noroton Presbyterian Church installed Greg Doll as its new Senior Pastor - and his new friends at NPC, as well as many friends from his previous time at NPC, were there to support him in this new role.


Connecticut September 2018









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We attended the wedding of the daughter of one of Marilyn’s friends for the past forty years. The bride looked just like her mother looked when Marilyn met her at work in New York City. And the line, “I don’t remember growing older, when did they?” from Fiddler on the Roof, kept running through Marilyn’s mind.


Westhampton, NY September 2018














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John’s granddaughter is a second year student at Eastern Connecticut State University - and she’s a starting defense player on the women’s soccer team. We remember seeing her play when she was in kindergarten and just five years old - and, again, we think "I don't remember getting older......."


Connecticut September 2018















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PEP (People Encouraging People), which meets every third Thursday, is the new name for Prime Timers at NPC. At this month’s gathering all four pastors spoke of how they got into ministry and how they came to serve at NPC.


Connecticut September 2018









Our small group met in our home, and we started reading and discussing a new book. It’s the one John gave me for my birthday. In “What did Jesus ask?”, 70 spiritual leaders offer thoughts on some of the questions that Jesus asks in the bible.


Connecticut April 2018








Roaming with Tom
Tom Becker, one of the missionaries supported by Norton Presbyterian Church in Darien, CT, discussed his work with the Roma people in Eastern Europe. He recently helped with the making of a documentary film, "We Are Here - A Story of Jesus and The Unseen Roma."


Connecticut April 2018














Praying with Greg
Greg Doll met with the Prime Timers at NPC, and talked about his work as Chaplain of the New York Professional Soccer Team and his involvement with Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He has inspired many high school athletes from several churches in Darien, CT to meet and pray early every Monday morning.


Connecticut April 2018







Service Day at NPC was a new way of worshipping and giving glory to God on the Sabbath. Around 200 people, including many families with young children, enjoyed being together and doing projects to show their appreciation for others in the community. You can see them live, at work, on Service Day 4-29-18.


Connecticut April 2018






Mark D. Roberts
We attended the lectures of Mark Roberts at Noroton Presbyterian Church in Darien, CT one weekend. He and two editors at Zonderman compiled “The Story of God Bible Commentary on Ephesians”. His talks were on Ephesians 4:1- 6 - how we are all called to “walk in the good works that God has prepared for us”. And how we are to humbly, gently and patiently bear with each other in love.


Connecticut March 2018













"Irish" Friends
On St. Patrick’s Day, we served lunch at the Open Door Shelter in Norwalk, CT. Around fifty men and women enjoyed corned beef and boiled potatoes, cabbage and carrots. We all wore something green, and were Irish for this special day.


Connecticut March 2018







Women of st. John Church
Marilyn and forty eight other women gathered the Saturday before Palm Sunday at the convent of St. Birgitta in Darien, CT for the St. John Church Women’s Retreat. St. Birgitta’s is a very special Holy Place in the Tokenecke area of Darien


Connecticut March 2018








Easter Friends
We celebrated The Risen Christ with Easter dinner in our home. Our Kenyan friends bought pilau and mukimo, two favorite national dishes, and our Australian friend came with Pavlova, a delicious dessert. And John baked lemon pies! men and women enjoyed corned beef and boiled potatoes, cabbage and carrots. We all wore something green, and were Irish for this special day.


Connecticut March 2018