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About pastorcourt

Courtney McHill is the pastor at Rose City Park United Methodist Church in Northeast Portland where they love compassionately and inclusively!

Devotional for June 7, 2015 – Waiting in Transition   

    Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background  –  It is extremely surreal to write that this is my last Sunday at McMinnville Cooperative Ministries.  On top of that, I realize that MCM is in the midst of … Continue reading

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Devotional for May 31, 2015 –   Spilling Over Into Thanksgivings  

  Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background                                                                                                                                                 When Pastor Mark and I sat down to talk through what we should look over the weeks after Pentecost and before I transition to another place, all I kept coming back … Continue reading

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Hope of Resurrection

 Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background       I just started reading the book, “A Path Appears,” by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. The entire premise of the book is to highlight stories of people caring about … Continue reading

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Devotional for May 3, 2015 – Gospel as Salvation       

 Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background  This week we move into the book of Romans while we look at the early church after Jesus.  Paul is writing this letter to his church in Rome probably from Corinth … Continue reading

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Devotional for April 19, 2015 –   Peter’s Vision      

Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor                                              Bible Background When I first looked over this Sunday’s scripture lesson, … Continue reading

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Devotional for March 29, 2015 – Palm Sunday  

Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor                                                                                      Bible Background How did we get to Palm Sunday already? Many times in the church, we celebrate when Jesus enters into Jerusalem by waving our palms and singing joyous songs. For some … Continue reading

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Devotional for March 15, 2015 –   Sneaky Stories:  The kingdom of heaven will be like this….

Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor                                               Bible Background This week we are again handed a difficult … Continue reading

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