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January 13, 2015 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

Funerals > Parties

This Saturday at 10 AM at NewLife is the Celebration of Life service for Phil Vaglica, who along with his wife Roberta was a part of our church for about the last six years. If you live in the area, I hope you will be able to join us as we share memories and celebrate the life of this man of God who faithfully loved and served our church from the moment he began attending. Whenever I attend a funeral or memorial service, the verse that always comes to mind is Ecclesiastes 7:2: “It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of every man; the living should take this to heart.” It’s a curious statement at first glance; after all, most people don’t scan the obituaries looking for a good funeral to attend over the weekend. But there is a great deal of wisdom in this verse. Consider three ways in which going to a funeral is better than going to a party:...Keep Reading

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