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The Coming Together of Another Congregation of Record, and the Establishment of His Church at Skytop Mountain (HCSM) Office of Ministry and Trust in the Northeast Region.

A Mini Gathering Nov. 26th,2011

It was a beautiful Saturday morning when Claude and Diane from Vermont, Gordon from Connecticut and Bob from Long Island gathered at my home (Isabelle) in New Paltz NY to share a meal in friendship. It was wonderful for me to be together with others to listen to Brother Gregory on the Liberty Live radio show. We shared a meal and discussion of Kingdom precepts and how they are lived out. I got to show Bob and Gordon some of my favorite spots in the Shawangunk Mountains. After sharing a delicious dessert and some personal testimonies; it was late in the evening and there was a long ride home for Bob and Gordon. I look forward to continued sharing and the growth of our relationships towards the building of the Kingdom. A sincere thanks goes out to Claude, Diane, Gordon and Bob.

A Gathering of Three--Saturday March 3rd, 2012

On Saturday afternoon Nitsan-Parach and I took the two hour ride to visit Nancy F. for the first time; a friend of HHC. I had met Nancy a few months ago on the email when I was searching for others in my area. Nancy considers herself to be a Sabbath keeper and had been unable to attend the gathering at my home prior. At her request,the next gathering will take place on Sunday as to enable Nancy to attend. Upon our arrival we were greeted with a warm hug and a delicious gourmet meal prepared with all organic foods. We joked about the organic straw Nancy had provided Nitsan-Parach with for his glass of water. We talked for many hours about ourselves and our differences but more importantly what we had in common. We agreed that loving our neighbor as much as ourselves was a common thread that would allow us to call each other "friend". Thank you Nancy for your gracious hospitality and to Nitsan-Parach for his companionship on the ride.

Another Mini Gathering-Sunday March 11th, 2012

This mini gathering was a bit larger than the last one on Nov. 26, 2011; with the wonderful addition of my PCM Nitsan-Parach, a friend of HHC N.F, and a long time member of HHC (since 2008) who never before today met others of the HHC in person, T from New Jersey. Nitsan-Parach arrived a few weeks prior to help me paint my home to get ready for the gathering. T. arrived the day before which allowed us some time to get to know each other. And we did through working together in the preparation of meals. T. made some delicious pancakes for us for breakfast Everyone (C.and D. from Vermont, B. from Long Island, G. from Connecticut) were an hour late as the time changed had occurred (moved clock ahead) the evening before. One after the other each one called to apologize for being late which resulted in everyone being on time. We sat and talked, ate, exchanged ideas, debated, sometimes to a exasperated tone, but all in love and fellowship. Everyone did agree that no matter what our current differences were, we do need to come together in faith, hope and charity. Thank you to all of you for traveling the miles of road to bridge and strengthen the bonds of the Northeast community.


A Special Gathering of Three Times Two--Wednesday April 4th, 2012

Nitsan-Parach and I traveled to Graterford Maximum Security Prison in Collegeview, Pennsylvania to visit former PCM in good standing from Pennsylvania; Alex Forbes. Alex was extremely grateful to see us for we are his first visitors since his arrival September 2011. Although we had never met Alex before a bond quickly formed in the four hours we spent together as we all had HHC in common.In this difficult situation Alex is spending his time reading a variety of spiritual books as well as his one book from Brother Gregory (Higher Liberty) that he says he read five times. Alex says that he has joined a couple of Bible Study groups and has attempted to talk about his understanding of Kingdom precepts to others. He was able to get one person to consider what he was talking about. Alex did tell us how much he appreciates receiving mail and being kept updated on the going-on of HHC. His address is Alex Forbes, KB 5406, Box 244, Graterford, PA 19426-0244. It was an interesting and sad experience for me to visit Alex in Graterford but grateful to have had it. We returned back home through New Jersey in order to visit Tina. We met at McDonald's and updated each other on our lives. We also were able to discuss our understandings of the function of a CoR. This conversation will continue after we both review The Free Church Report. It was great to see Tina again as we were reminded of the good time we had (first time we ever met)at the gathering at my home a few weeks back. And the nine hours in the car with Nitsan-Parach(at least 2 of which we were lost looking for cheap gas, ice cream, and me not understanding the British voice of his GPS) was a lot of laughs.

A Coming Together of Pennsylvania and the Northeast in New Jersey--Saturday June 16th, 2012

On this beautiful Saturday morning I met Nitsan-Parach,Tsuwts-Parach and 7 year old Malchi-Tzeddek at the New Paltz park-n-ride and drove 2 hours to Johnson Park in Piscataway, New Jersey. There we gathered with two members of the Pennsylvania group, Fred and Joe and Fred's two young children; Mathew age 4 and Jacob age 2. We also had the pleasure of seeing Tina again who had made all of the arrangements to meet at this park and her two young nephews. Everyone prepared food of their liking and we all shared a wonderful picnic lunch. While all of the children played together throwing rocks into a river and at the playground, we were able to get to know each other and discuss how we came to HHC. This was the first time Fred and Joe were meeting with others in person and really appreciated this face to face discussion. Our discussion eventually led to understanding what is a CoR and the possibility of forming a CoR which was an exciting thought for there was enough of us who seemed interested in that possibility becoming a reality. We already talked about meeting again at the end of July near my home in New Paltz to meet others from the Northeast who were unable to attend and to continue discussing a CoR combining both Pennslyvania and the Northeast.I have already requested to join the Pennslyvania group in order to keep in touch with those in my neighboring state. As I watched all of the children (strangers upon meeting) playing and having such fun together, I could not help to think that this "play" is true fellowship. If only we could behave more like little children in our relationships. For those of you who wanted to come and could not, we missed your presence. Thank you to Nitsan-Parach for driving; I did notice the strain in your eyes since the loss of your eyeglasses and I am sorry for that.

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A Gathering in New Paltz, NY for the Formation of a CoR in the Northeast--Sunday August 5th, 2012

On this incredibly hot day, Tina, Fred and Joe all drove together from New Jersey to my home in New Paltz to continue our discussion of forming a CoR in the Northeast. We shared lunch and quickly got down to work in making sure we had the correct understanding of what the roles and function of a CoR meant. Thanks to Scott H. (MoR of HCLH), we were able to look at his power point presentation of definitions of terms. We also shared parts of the "Free Church Report" as well as emails from Brother Gregory describing in detail a CoR. Since many others from this area had expressed an interest in forming a CoR and were unable to attend, with the help of Nitsan-Parach's telephone conference call number we all were able to talk together via telephone. We were fortunate to have Brother Gregory also join us on the call to answer some questions. After many hours of discussion, we finally came to a consensus of YES!, we all had the desire to take this step together in the building of the Kingdom and also came to a unanimous vote on who we would want to be MoR. It was a joyous moment to be in consensus and the request was put forth to the designated MoR. Everyone took turns expressing their heart to the prospective MoR. The response of the MoR was that he needed time before making a decision to confirm with that still voice inside (the Holy Spirit). Overall, it was a "downer" moment from our initial excitement but most of us felt like it was good that a person take their time before committing to a government office. Others (me) had hoped that the response would be more immediate as to reflect our own excitement. Anyway, as of this writing we still await a response but we all have agreed on a back-up plan should the response be "no" as well as setting up another date to meet. Next time it will be at Fred's home in New Jersey and the hope is that all who could not make it this time will be able to for the next. My sincere thanks go out to Tina, Joe, and Fred (who picked everyone up) for taking the time and making the effort to drive to New Paltz. Also, thank you to Claude in Vermont, Gordon in Conn., Micheal Davis (MoR of James River in North Dakota), Tsuwts-Parach and Nitsan-Parach for taking the time to join with all here in New York via telephone. I look forward to our individual growth as part of a CoR as well as our relationships.

A CoR Gathering in Stewartsville, N.J--Sunday September 9th, 2012

I travelled to Stewartsville, NJ today to the beautiful home of Fred and his wife and three young children where we also met up with Joe and Tina. This was one of our first official (I think) CoR meeting where Fred, Tina and Joe filled out their paperwork for the formation of the CoR. Nitsan-Parach(MoR) and Tsuwts-Parach gathered with us on a phone conference call from Summer Lake. We had a great discussion of the differences of the Scacred Purpose Trust,tithings and general free-will offerings to Brother Gregory. This CoR has decided to test the TSA regulations by bringing a silver coin with the appropriate Church paperwork on the plane when travelling to the Burning Bush Festival. We will be reporting back with the results and hopefully the silver coin in hand. We shared lunch prepared by Tina and dessert brought by me. As we had previously decided, we will be meeting monthly in person and weekly by phone. Our next gathering will take place again at Fred's home on October 20th. All others are welcomed to join us. I arrived back home feeling happy and hopeful with the relationships and bonds that are already beginning to develop between us and look forward to it's potential growth into "Kingdom" relationships.

HHC at Skytop Mountain CoR Phone Gathering--Sunday Oct 7th, 2012

On Sunday Oct. 7th His Holy Church at Skytop Mountain had their first "official" phone conference with MoR, Nitsan-Parach and 4 of the Elders; Tswuts-Parach, Joe, Fred, and Isabelle. Joe and I had recently returned from the Burning Bush Festival and were expressing feelings of culture shock we experienced at our return to our daily lives and were only wishing to be back at Summer Lake. This led to an informative and heart felt conversation about what this newly formed CoR will become through doing. We questioned; we elected our MoR, signed the paperwork, gave our SPT, now what? Each of expressed what was on our heart "to do" to further the precepts of Kingdom living, not only for us but for generations to come. We discovered that we all had similar ideas of "doing". We agreed to each spend some time getting in touch with that inner voice along with gathering information and coming together again on Oct 20th at Fred's home in NJ. It was a joyful conversation to know that each of us together and separately were so enthusiastic and hopeful towards becoming a well functioning and righteousness seeking CoR.


HHC at Skytop Mountain CoR Phone Gathering--Sunday Oct. 14th, 2012

On Sunday Oct 14th, HHC at Skytop Mountain held their weekly phone conference. In attendance; MoR Nitsan-Parach, Elders, Tswuts-Parach, Fred, Joe and Isabelle. This was a very special phone conference as Nitsan-Parach, Tswuts-Parach and Melchi-Zeddick were in Washington State in the gardens of “Back to Eden” dvd maker Paul G. The headphones were given to Paul as he spoke to his guests on a tour of the gardens. We all listened as the tour and explanations of the plush gardens of fruits and vegetables were given. As Nitsan-Parach, Tswuts-Parach and Melchi-Zeddick bit into the incredibly sweet tasting apples, pears, plums, strawberries, cucumbers, celery, and carrots, we heard sounds of laughter and joyful surprise at how good everything tasted. Tswuts-Parach, who is highly allergic to apples, was able to eat an apple without a reaction for the first time. Paul explained that her body was having the correct reaction to poorly grown apples. In his soil the natural minerals of the earth remain and the apples have no toxicity. Nitsan-Parach who has been unable to eat apples due to poor teeth, was able to eat an apple since they were in a more natural state of firmness, not hardness. For those of us listening on the phone, it was easy to visualize these full trees and bushes of fruits and vegetables that grow year round. We were grateful to experience this tour by phone and look forward to sharing the pictures.

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HHC at Skytop mountain CoR Gathering in Stewartsville, New Jersey--Oct. 20th, 2012

On Saturday Oct. 20th, HC at Skytop Mountain held their monthly CoR gathering at Elder Fred’s home in New Jersey. In attendance via phone were Minister of Record Nitsan-Parach and Elder Tswuts-Parach. In person was Fred, Joe, Isabelle and our special guest, a king from HC at Loess Hills, PCM David Cothern. David had pleasantly surprised me (Isabelle) on Thursday by asking what I was doing this weekend. David had long informed me that he never travels to the Northeast and I was so happy to hear that he was now delivering a load near my home in New Paltz. This happened to be the weekend of the HCSM gathering and so David was able to meet some of the Elders of HCSM as well as share his thoughts on some of the Kingdom precepts we had been discussing. It was very enlightening for all of us to hear David’s wise words. The Elders of HCSM discussed a variety of “proposals” for future CoR endeavors. One of the lessons I learned from David is that you can never make plans.

I was grateful to have David accompany me to New Jersey and spend the rest of the weekend at my home. We spent many hours talking and getting to know each other better. I was able to show David the beauty of New Paltz including the mountain the CoR is named after. As two diplomats from different regions, David and I exchanged tee-shirts. I received a HC at Loess Hills tee-shirt and I gave David a FEMA tee-shirt as well as a souvenir of New Paltz; a tie dye tee-shirt from the Groovy Blueberry. Our next gathering will take place on Nov. 24th at the home of Tswuts-Parach in Saugerties.

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HHC at Skytop Mountain CoR Phone Gathering--Sunday Oct.28th, 2012 HHC at Skytop Mountain held their weekly phone conference. In attendance; MoR, Nitsan-Parach and Elders, Tsuwts-Parach and Isabelle. There is a super storm about to hit the Northeast and many of the Elders were preparing and unable to attend the call. This call focused on the preparations for the storm and how we will stay in touch with each other to make sure everyone is alright. End of Entry.


HHC at Skytop Mountain CoR Phone Gathering--Sunday Nov. 4th, 2012

HHC at Skytop Mountain held their weekly phone conference. In attendance; MoR, Nitsan-Parach, and Elders Tsuwts-Parach, Isabelle, Fred, and Joe. The super storm hit the Northeast and many of the Elders were unable to attend the call. Of the Elders who did attend, Joe had to leave early due to service personal arriving at his home and his having to be available.

This call focused on needs that may exist due to the superstorm, Sandy, passing - as well as any other needs that may have come up since last weekly conference call. It was determined that while some had lost power, etc. that all were in good stead, and not having needs they could not handle themselves.

A goodly amoount of time was spent talking about an Elder of another CoR here in the Northeast, Bob (the fox) Boyd, who lives on Long Island in New York; but who no one had heard from since the Tuesday just after Sandy went through. Brainstorming, we settled down on what more could be tried to reach Bor or others who could get to his home while we would continue our attempts to contact Bob via the only two phone numbers we had for him.

Before Joe had to leave, it was determined that he and his family were ok, but that his brother-in-law had lost his home. Joe agreed to keep us apprized as to what needs - if any - his broter-in-law may have after he, his local and extended family, and whatever insurance company he has have done all they can, and how we maybe can help to make up the difference. Joe thought he might be helping by doing some manual labor in support of his brothr-in-law's home rebuilt - to which one of the Elders offered to help in that capscity in whatever way they can.

I was told, while away during the call myself, looking for other contact means for reaching Bob; Tsuwts-Parach and Fred spoke long on mostly gardening and other "homesteading" topics.

Isabelle had to leave early, but she was on for most of the call.

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11/18/2012 The regularly scheduled conference call, while scheduled, was not attended. A number of HCSM Elders were on Long Island in New York helping an older couple whose first floor was flooded by "Sandy," the "super storm."

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HCSM CoR met for our monthly gathering in Saugerties, NY 11/24/2012

today at the home of Elder Tsuwts-Parach and the boy, Malchi-Tzeddek. In attendance were: HCSM CoR Elders: Claude E. (and his wife Dianne), Isabelle E., Tsuwts-Parach and Malchi-Tzeddek, and myself, Nitsan-Parach. Also in attendance as guests were HHC Network participants Gordon C. (from Connecticut), and Guy Te W. (from New York about 45 minutes away). Isabelle had phoned HHC Network participants Gordon C. and Guy Te W. to arrange for Gordon to pick-up Guy Te before continuing on to Isabelle's area where they then rode on to Saugerties - arriving at about 11am. This had been the first time Gordon had met Tsuwts-Parach and Malchi-Tzeddek, and the first time any of us had met Guy Te.

With the reasons known why some HCSM CoR Elders were not in attendance, and that those reasons were not for any cause requiring this HC office to be alarmed; other than the HCSM CoR Elders in attendance verifying their contact info as being present and accurate on the list I'd compiled from them for dissemination to all HCSM CoR Elders, no other official HCSM or CoR matters were addressed.

Tsuwts-Parach prepared a meal, and together with what some others brought and contributed, we all had enough to eat. The time was relaxed before, during, and after the meal with everyone freely engaging in conversation throughout our time together. Claude and Dianne needed to leave early enough to make it back to their Vermont home before gettting dark as there was some unknown problem with their vehicle's electrical that prevented the headlights from coming on. After the rest of us had taken a short walk around the Co-Housing grounds, Isabelle and HHC Network participant guests, Gordon and Guy Te left at about quarter past 6pm.

Thank you all who could make it, and sorry for those of you who could not. I look forward to the next time we gather in person.

Until then, I hope we'll be talking with you at our weekly conference calls.


Nitsan-Parach


(If others who'd taken pictures will send me their photos, I'll gladly add them.)...

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HHC at Skytop Mountain CoR Phone Gathering--Sunday Nov. 25th, 2012

Isabelle, Joe, Nitsan-Parach and Tsuwts-Parach spoke together on the phone.

Points discussed:

When and where next meeting? The weekend of December 15th/16th in Saugerties might could work given schedules and Tsuwts-Parach's likely upcoming mobility issue.

Nitsan-Parach discussed the HCSM CoR elders' contact info sheet.

We discussed the order; the call specifically about the order that we were all on last night with 11 or so others, the stages of membership, if it is on our individual hearts to join, what it entails, and where orders will be established.

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HHC at Skytop Mountain CoR Phone Gathering--Sunday Dec. 2nd, 2012 Isabelle, Joe, Nitsan-Parach and Tsuwts-Parach spoke together on the phone. Points discussed: An email was sent announcing the day and place of this month's HCSM CoR gathering as being: Saturday, December 15th in Saugerties at Tsuwts-Parach's house this month too (due to her foot operation this week, and the resultant mobility issues - including driving comfort-ability).

Fred's asthma in relation to the proposed possible trip to work again at Bob's house in Long Island next weekend. It was thought to question Fred whether he's considered the nature of the work and how he may be effected - as the presence of mold has been confirmed. It was felt that even if his asthma wouldn't be triggered by the mold directly/alone, maybe the wearing of a mask, physical exertion, working in the relative cold, or a combination of any or all of the above may.

Elder Matriarch Tina N.'s desire to make at least one of the work trips to Bob's if there's a need, as well as her making this month's gathering in Saugerties; and what may be required to effect one or both. Isabelle said she and Tina are in communication on this.

Elder Patriarch Joe L. brought up the question about how to help folks with a (for lack of a better way of describing it) "Bad Luck" spirit or tendency. He mentioned one person specifically he knows for whom things go "badly" in rather significant ways and seemingly disproportionately to what "the rest of us" experience. He wondered whether this may be due to some being "cursed" in some sense. All of us commented, but ultimately it was generally felt the question would be one to ask on the KoK live broadcast so others could benefit on hearing thoughts on this topic.

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HCSM12/09/12 In attendance of this week's HCSM CoR conference call were Elders Tsuwts-Parach, Fred R., Isabelle E., and Nitsan-Parach.

Amongst topics discussed:

Recent conversations with Bob (whose house was affected by super-storm Sandy), and another possible trip to Long Island to help in some regard by one or more Elders of the CoR being serviced by HCSM (this HC office). The request for HCSM Elders to either present an approximately bust-style photo similar to others found on the HCSM main page, or to give their permission for the MoR to attempt to crop an appropriate "mug" shot from a photo taken of them at any gatherings; and to use that/those cropped photos if successful.

A question emailed out earlier this week by one of the CoR Elders about the now mandate by the State in which he resides that his preschool aged child be vaccinated. Because the Elder's spouse is not on board with removing the child from public school to home-school, some options were presented to him to go along with things he had learned for himself about how he may be able to righteously not have the child vaccinated based on agreement with local/State "Jurisdictions Having Authority" (JHA). It is the hope of this office and the CoR's Elders it serves that, in our being/doing as we ought, the hearts and minds of spouses will be won over by that fruit.

That both guests who'd attended last month's HCSM CoR gathering have prayed to attend this month's gathering as well, and the working out of details in coordinating carpooling/caravanning of CoR Elders and guests to this month's HCSM CoR gathering scheduled for next week, Saturday, December 15th, 2012.

The sale of one of the Elder's house, and possible ways of getting items not wanting to be kept to identified individuals with legitimate needs in ways that strengthen them. Related, was what was on the heart of the same Elder to possibly take on as a CoR the creation of HCSM CoR "business" cards and/or fliers that could then be used to segue into discussions of the CoR's existence and purpose, and how others can work together with us and other HC offices and CoRs, and HHC, in bringing that hope into reality.

An update on the status of another Elder's challenge with local JHA's (see above) regarding his chickens. That he is, so far, being allowed to keep them; and because they are laying a total of around five eggs daily, that Elder said he will be bringing and sharing some eggs to the gathering on 15, December.

The suggestion to be related to one of last gathering's guests,Gordon C., to do a write-up of an organization he's familiar with that, while being "similar to 'AA'," he believes it to be substantively different and substantially better in both approach and results. And to further relate to him that once either a more detailed write-up is done, or a lesser write-up with a link to the organization's website; then that guest can either submit it to the Northeast Google group region and/or this HC office will submit it to the PCM/MoR group for consideration.

Submitted was: that we all as CoR Elders begin and/or increase our learning as to the duties and responsibilities as to what it means to be an Elder, not only in a CoR but also of our respective families - and be(coming) that in word and deed at home so that in coming together in gatherings or in working together to realize who we are to be as a CoR that our time together and interactions can (will) be enhanced. And that during the beginnings of these strides we begin striving to look to and do our best to ensure we're hearing from what little of His spirit/character that exists in us today - that just as both the Church and (E)States that make up Messiah's body are enhanced by each doing their respective duties, so too will the CoRs be enhanced by the Elders equally focusing on their duties in the congregation and in their respective homes.

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HCSM12/15/12

The regular monthly gathering of HCSM CoR Elders did not happen today as was scheduled due to a last minute need to change the meeting place, and the nonavailability of mostly all the Elders. Talk is underway for the meet place, day and time of next month's gathering.

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HCSM12/16/12 In attendance of this week's HCSM CoR conference call were Elders Joe L., Isabelle E., Tsuwts-Parach, and Nitsan-Parach. Amongst topics discussed: Request for HCSM Elder Joe L. to either present an approximately bust-style photo similar to others found on the main HCSM CoR page, or to give his permission for the MoR to attempt to crop an appropriate "mug" shot from a photo taken of him at any gatherings he's attended so far; and to use that/those cropped photos if successful. Joe L. gave his permission to attempt cropping an existing gathering photo. Photos head shots from Tina N. and Fred R. are still needed to be either supplied to the MoR by them, or they can give permission to crop head-shots of them from photos taken at gatherings they've attended.

Next month's meeting place and day and time. Nothing was settled upon at this time. The MoR is to send an email to CoR Elders seeking accord.

Joe L. had an idea for getting the gospel out locally as well as nationally and internatinally that he was incouraged to submit to the CoR Elders and perhaps to Brother Gregory too after putting together something in the way of a proposal.

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HCSM12/23/12

There was no call this week.

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HCSM12/30/12 In attendance were: Fred, Joe, Isabelle, Tsuwts-Parach, and Nitsan-Parach

Talked again about the proposal Joe's wanting to submit to Gregory for consideration. He'll be doing that shortly.

Coordinating with Bob to get Joe's generator back to him.

Settled on Sunday, January 20th as the day/date of next month's HCSM CoR Elder's gathering - to be had at Isabelle's house in New Paltz, New York. Individual and/or working together home industry possibilities - to include maybe a CoR industry sometime.

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HCSM1/06/13

In attendance were: Fred, Isabelle, Tsuwts-Parach, and Nitsan-Parach

Included in discussions:

Joe L., one of HCSM CoR Elders, has returned home from the hospital where he was admitted Tuesday. Joe has not been returning calls to his cell phone, so Nitsan-Parach phoned his house after the conference call and spoke with Joe's wife. She said he's doing better, and will be returning calls later when he's feeling more up to that sort of thing.

Sunday, January 20th is the day/date of next month's HCSM CoR Elder's gathering - and will be at Isabelle's house in New Paltz, New York.

Isabelle informed us at least one of the November gathering's guests, Gordon C., plans to attend January's gathering.

In anticipation of sending HCSM CoR Elders their copy of the quarterly report for this first quarter since the establishment of this HC office of service/trust which ended December 31, 2012; Elders were (are) encouraged to download "Open Office," the open-source (free) suite of programs which includes the spreadsheet program I use. Download the Open Office Productivity Suite

The general issue of what/how we are to be toward one another came up with the question of getting the word of January's gathering day/date and time out to CoR Elders who've not attended the CoR conference calls as gathering details have been hammered out - as well as previous and potential future guests, and to others. As it is true any of us can do as we please, of course, I stated, it is the position of this office that except for discussions of a more special/private nature, the use of normal HHC channels - already in existence for getting word out - in most cases ought be sufficient for anyone involved here at the most base level of why these groups have been created and should have no problem keeping informed.

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HCSM1/13/13

In attendance were: Isabelle, Tsuwts-Parach, and Nitsan-Parach

Worthy mention:

Sunday, January 20th is the day/date of next month's HCSM CoR Elder's gathering - and will be at Isabelle's house in New Paltz, New York.

A P.O. Box was opened at the Post Office in New Paltz, New York where HCSM Alt./Asst. MoR Isabelle habitates, and where it will be handy for her to pick-up mail when I am out of town. We're in the process of testing the box to see if posts mentioning "His Church" will get through, so please first contact either myself, Nitsan-Parach, or Isabelle for the box number if you're needing to send something. There is now a PayPal account linked to a bank account belonging to one of the HCSM Elders so this HC office can send and receive funds between other HC offices and FHC trusts, as well as enable HCSM Elders and others to contribute whatever, whenever it's on their heart to do so. Contact either myself, Nitsan-Parach, or Isabelle if you're wanting to send something.

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HCSM1/20/13

HCSM CoR met for our monthly gathering in New Paltz, NY today at the home of Elder and PCM Isabelle. In attendance were: HCSM CoR Elders: Isabelle E., Joe L., Fred R., and Tina N. Also in attendance was guest HHC Network Google groups member Gordon C. (from Connecticut).

Isabelle had picked up Tina from the bus terminal in New Paltz Saturday night and had been cooking up until 10:00pm that night.

Arthritis apparently can migrate around a body emphasizing discomfort where it moves to, and Tsuwts-Parach's arthritis had migrated to the knee of her leg that did not have the cast, and by Saturday evening it was so bad she could not stand unaided, and so the dicision was for her to not go, and for me to remain with her instead of me going alone.

Myself and Tsuwts-Parach were able to join with them on the phone conference call that was scheduled that day, and Brother Gregory had been asked to attend to discuss Friends of His Church Trusts (FHCT) with us so we may have some familiarity with that in our possibly moving forward with establishing one to serve CoRs in the Northeast.

Here's Isabelle write-up and pictures on the gathering covering events and topics apart from the conference call topic: The Evans Family Page - Local Gatherings.

Thank you all who could make it, and sorry for those of us who could not. I look forward to the next time we gather in person. Until then, I hope we'll be talking with you at our weekly conference calls.

Nitsan-Parach End of Report

HCSM1/27/13

In attendance were HCSM CoR Elders Claude E., Fred R., Isabelle E., Joe L., Tsuwts-Parach and myself, Nitsan-Parach. Topics discussed:

"Pay-Per-Click" was again discussed since it's last mention in our talks and written in these records. To date, Joe L. (who'd brought up Pay-Per-Click as something he was doing for his business' website and thought to bring it to the attention of the CoR as something to consider for implimenting in preaching the gospel to other somehow) had presented to Brother Gregory a write sufficient for him to understand "Pay-Per-Click" conceptually and to secure his (Brother Gregory's) permission to link "clicks" to at least the two websites set up by HHC - namely www.hisholychurch.org and www.preparingu.com - to which Brother Gregory agreed.

At this discussion, it was agreed to that Joe L. should copy all HCSM CoR elders the same letter he'd sent to Brother Gregory for their consideration as to whether all or who of the CoR elder are wanting to do this "spreading of the gospel" project using "Pay-Per-Click" with Joe L. now.

There was talk on who/how/when to make a drive to Bob's house on Long Island, NY to pick-up the generator Joe L. loaned him to have light and heat for cleaning up after the mess superstorm Sandy left when it passed.

Claude E. raised the question of why does it seem there is not much help for those who are "out of the system" already. And I could spend a lot of time writing here detailing that out (mostly hunting, and copying and pasting), but let me sum it up in these few words. There are a (very, very) few who are (f)actually out of the kingdoms of the world, but hordes who believe they are free but who are not.

The help there is for those who, whether free indeed or not, are striving to set others free; and it just so happens that virtually all those thinking they are free are not free indeed, but have done silly things that have hobbled them from being able to stand on their own in either providing for themselves or providing for their family; and so they can not, by definition, effectively help anyone else with much - and much less with getting others free indeed - and so these, merely thinking they are already free but are not free indeed do not, by definition, rate being helped (and let's be honost, the only thing they can model for others is how to get to where they are, "feeling good thinking they're free," but still very, very "enslaved" - in a word, "under a strong delusion."

I hope we'll be talking with you at our next weekly conference call. B-Bye.

Nitsan-Parach

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HCSM2/03/13

In attendance were HCSM CoR Elders Claude E., Isabelle E., Fred R., and Nitsan-Parach. Also in attendance was Tsuwts-Parach. Topics discussed:

Isabelle brought up discussion of a new PA Google group member Elisa who invited her to join "Google Circles". None of knowing what it is we discussed finding out more about it and those who want to then joining. The date of the next CoR gathering (in person) was discussed. Isabelle put forth the possibility of meeting on the 17th of February, an alternative being the 24th if 2/17 didn't work for folks. The possibility of having it at Fred's or Isabelle's was mentioned.

Nitsan-Parach asked about Joe, and if anyone had heard from him regarding the pay-per-click idea he had. None of us had heard more from him about it.

Nitsan-Parach mentioned open source programs and the possibility of working with the WordPress program for website development.

Isabelle mentioned the possibility of having business cards made up. Nitsan-Parach thought that we would be attracting to us the people we deserve to attract naturally. We discussed that if we are functioning the way we should as a CoR, God will bring into the CoR people with the heart to repent and seek the kingdom. If we are not being who we should be, and are not ourselves and as a CoR actively repenting and seeking the kingdom and thus not functioning as a CoR should be functioning, we will attract people who are not truly seeking to do God's will. No amount of press will change this. If we are true seekers then true seekers will find us and join us. So the focus maybe should be on being as a CoR what we are supposed to be? God will bring the people.

A discussion on word usage, on the importance of being specific and exact in speech and writing, ensued because of the use of the word "evangelize" which has different connotations for people of differing cultural backgrounds.

Tsuwts-Parach asked Claude if he had a working knowledge of multiple sclerosis because she(me) is having a flare up. Claude has limited experience with ms but did suggest the removal of MSG and NutraSweet from the diet. Tsuwts-Parach doesn't consume nuerotoxins, and thinks the likely cause is stress which is particularly problematic for people with MS. Tsuwts-Parach's concern was not for long term control as it has been well managed generally through lifestyle changes, but in the immediate, wondering if it is best to go on high dose steroids to avoid the irreparable brain damage that transpires during a flare. Claude suggested looking on the PreparingU pages for the GMO list and the food list and thought adding fermented foods to the diet might help. He then asked for information regarding the Ekklesia Health Yahoo Group and asked for help with the PreparingU Health Share pages.

Fred wondered if it is OK to use his expeller pressed coconut oil for dental health. Tsuwts-Parach said it is fine to use for oil pulling and for cooking, but if it doesn't specify that is is extra virgin, cold pressed, or raw then it likely isn't.

I hope we'll be talking with you at our next weekly conference call. B-Bye.

Tsuwts-Parach

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HCSM2/10/13

In attendance were HCSM CoR Elders Claude E., Isabelle E., Fred R., and Nitsan-Parach. Also in attendance was Tsuwts-Parach. Topics discussed:

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HCSM2/17/13

NO ADDITIONAL COMMENTS FROM THIS DATE - UNTIL 5/5/13 (See 5/5/13) Nitsan-Parach

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HCSM5/05/13

HHC at Skytop Mountain CoR Phone Gathering--Sunday May 5, 2013 Fred, Isabelle, and Nitsan-Parach spoke together on the phone. It's been some time now, but, alas, HCSM has a new MoR - for the next six months (or so) - Claude Emerson. Please see HHC at Skytop Mountain CoR Gathering in Stewartsville, NJ--April 13th, 2013 when the "Notification of Minister" paperwork was filled out.

With no clear leading as to a "permanent" MoR, a decision was arrived at by HCSM CoRE Elders to rotate the position about every six months; and Claude volunteered to go first.

Points discussed:

An email was sent announcing the day/date and place of this month's HCSM CoR gathering as being: Saturday, May 25th at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont. Fred is to contact and confirm HCSM CoRE Elder Joe who was not on the call; Isabelle is to contact and confirm guests Sonya (Washington D.C. area), Mark (Connecticut), and Kevin (Albany, New York area); and I am to contact and confirm guest Bob ("the fox" - Long Island.) A visit with Alex at Graterford prison in Collegeville, Pennsylvania is scheduled for Saturday, May 11th. visiting hours are from 10am to 3pm; and at the writing of this post, myself, Nitsan-Parach, and Isabelle are planning to make the drive.

A 1/2 to 1 full day work party is scheduled to assist Fred to square away his chicken coup and to help with any garden prep that may still be needed at him home in New Jersey. This is scheduled for Saturday late morning, May 18th, and maybe will spill over into Sunday the 19th.

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HCSM 5/12/13 HHC at Skytop Mountain CoR Phone Gathering--Sunday May 12, 2013

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!

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HCSM5/19/13

No call-ins on this day.

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HCSM5/25/13 Nothing to see here;)

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HHC at Skytop Mountain CoR Phone Gathering--Sunday May 26, 2013 HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!

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HCSM7/13/13

July's HCSM CoRE gathering took place Saturday, July 13, 2013 in Rosendale, NY at the apartment of CoRE Elder Isabelle E., and was attended by HCSM CoRE Elders: Claude E. (and Dianne, his wife), Joe L., Isabelle E., and myself, Nitsan-Parach. Also in attendance was a guest/friend of HCSM, Bob B., up from Long Island, NY.

The least one-way drive time was 1 1/2 hours. One drove 3 hours one-way, and another drove nearly 4 hours one-way.

We talked a bit on CoRE issues regarding outstanding paperwork, ate, listened to the last few minutes of the KoK internet radio broadcast, "eavesdropped" on the wonderfully educational/informative His Church at Lake of the Oaks (HCLO) CoRE Elders conference call (which was recorded, so, anyone desiring to glean from the call also can contact the current HCLO MoR, Brent Jarvis), and chit-chatted on a number of other interests personal-to-the-individual.

Hey, two are missing from the photo...guess who.jpg Nitsan-Parach, Dianne and Claude, Joe, Isabelle, and (seated) Bob.jpg

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HCSM9/23/13 HHC at Skytop mountain CoR Gathering at Johnson Park in Piscataway, New Jersey--September 23rd, 2013

On Sunday September 23rd, 2013, HC at Skytop Mountain held their monthly CoR gathering at Johnson Park in Piscataway, New Jersey. In attendance was a first time guest: Kathleen (from New Jersey) who had only recently learned of HHC and joined the regional Google group; HCSM Friends: Tina (also from New Jersey), Kevin and Bobbi M., and myself, Nitsan-Parach (all three from New York); and HCSM Elder Isabelle (from New York). Local to New Jersey HCSM CoRE Elders Joe L. and Fred R. had family obligations that prevented them from making it. Joe L. had been up to New York the previous weekend and visited with Isabelle and me, and had mentioned then he wouldn't be making the gathering, and Fred had something come up on the day of the gathering that delayed him too long for him to make it.

Whew! What a gorgeous sunny and warmer day it turned out to be. Rain had been forecasted pretty much all the way up to the evening before, and we'd already selected an indoor meet place since it seemed likely meeting outdoor wasn't going to happen. But, lo and behold, the weather system did what it needed to do, and then was on it's way to continue doing it's thing - elsewhere. Kevin M. and his wife, Bobbi, drove a little over an hour and met with me and Isabelle at Isabelle's apartment where we enjoyed coffee, and bagels and cream cheese before heading out for the nearly two hour ride to Johnson Park.

I hadn't seen Kevin or his wife since about a month or more ago when I stayed four and a half days at their home going out with Kevin to his work - just trying to spend time with him and his family to get to know them better - and it had been a little longer since Isabelle had been up to see them; so it was nice chatting and catching up at Isabelle's and on the drive down to New Jersey and back. It had also been too long since either I or Isabelle had seen Tina, and so seeing her again and seeing she is well, and doing well, after so long was especially nice.

Kevin and Bobbi hadn't met Tina before, and although Tina and Isabelle had spoken with Kathleen over the phone a number of times each, none of us had met her, so a lot of our time was spent with introductions and just talking and trying to get to know one another a bit. But, as you know, you can't do that for more than a minute or two before one kingdom principal or another can be directly applied to something someone says. And, so, before you know it, we're talking about all kinds of kingdom principals, and how they apply, and how they can be applied in down-to-earth, rubber-meets-the-road, and practical ways.

Some of what was touched on in principal was: how that there is so much misinformation out there about what the real problem is, and that even if you're fortunate enough to sort it all out and can put your finger on the real problem; there's just as much misinformation out there as to what the real (read: lasting) solution is. And if that's not enough of a deterrent to our having any hope beyond a pipe-dream, then there's all the goof-ball, hair-brained private interpretations we've conjured up ourselves and got rattling around in our own heads. Distractions. That's the bad news (and G-d help us).

But the good news (depending on where you are in your spirit [determines how/whether you see things]) is that the help (in the form of G-d's kingdom on earth) is NOWHERE to be found - but IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK. Come as you are. You're welcome.

P.S. Does anyone not like pictures? Enjoy. P.P.S. Sorry in advance, Tina. I totally did not remember pictures until after you left :^(

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HCSM11/24/13

On Sunday November 24th, 2013, the CoRE Elders served by His Church at Skytop Mountain had their monthly gathering at the home of this CoRE's newest congregants, Kevin and Bobbi. In attendance were Minister of Records Claude Emerson and his wife Dianne, friend of HCSM CoRE, Nitsan-Parach, and myself, Isabelle. The family's' two, out of their 5 children, were at home and joined with us for a meal.

The other Elders of the CoRE live in New Jersey and could not attend. The men helped Kevin stack some wood and the women chatted while helping Bobbi in the kitchen. We sat down to a meaningful meal of a "Thanksgiving" dinner with turkey, stuffing, gravy and so much more. Pumpkin brownies and fresh cream for desert made by Claude and Diane. Some CoRE issues were discussed and a good time was had just talking about Kingdom precepts. Thank you to Kevin and Bobbi for your generous hospitality.

Oh, and, enjoy the pics!

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HCSM01/25/14

On Saturday January 25th, 2014, the CoRE Elders served by His Church at Skytop Mountain had their monthly gathering at CoRE Elder Fred and his wife Christine's home (Thank you Fred and Christine). In attendance was Elders Joe, Kevin, and Isabelle; and myself, friend of HCSM CoRE, Nitsan-Parach. The other CoRE Elder, MoRE Claude and his wife, Dianne could not attend.

Joe had already arrived and was helping Fred with figuring out and solving what was causing electrical breakers to trip so we all could enjoy a warmer time together (Thank you Joe).

Isabelle had brought some snacks that, as it turned out, was sufficient in amount that no further food prep or purchase was needed as we nibbled and chatted (Thank you Isabelle).

There was the "to be expected" catch-up sort of chattiness that took place, but then, since this gathering was the first time Kevin had met Fred and Christine, and Joe; much of earlier conversation was around Kevin more or less "introducing" himself by way of relating aspects of his life's story - as well as of how he came to know of HHC, and what that has meant to him and his family since that time.

Later conversation, as prompted by pointed questions asked by Joe, had to do with a (further) discussion of why do we (continue to) gather - what is the purpose, and are we accomplishing that purpose or at least taking any real steps in the direction of fulfilling that/those purpose(s).

All the Elders in attendance had the opportunity to express whatever was on their hearts, as did I (although not an Elder [of Record] of this CoRE). I found it good to hear other's thoughts, and I believe the conversation established that there are definitive things every CoRE is to be about - DOing - and that all share the burden to want to be DOing that; but also that this CoRE continues to grope for the specifics of why and for what purpose it exists - what is it's particular bodily function within the greater kingdom body.

(Note: It is my personal opinion that the answer to this and related questions will remain largely a "mystery" until we as individual Elders own up to and deal with failings we all have at home. That the two aspects - who we are to be as a CoRE, and who we are at home - are inextricably linked; and before we can have clarity on the CoRE question(s), we have have to be clearly dealing with the answers to the question "is our (respective) house(s) in order?".)

I am encouraged that we are at least able to talk at this level, and remain hopeful that our time and discussions are not in vain.


(Note 2: I hadn't used my pocket-video recorder for still pictures before and didn't realize just how sensitive it is to the slightest bit of movement, so only one of the pictures I took was of sufficient quality for posting. Enjoy it until the pics Isabelle snapped off are processed)...

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April 19,2015 Met at New Jersey near Mahwah in a park

Joe presented an Idea for the Core to support, we will see about this as a Red Heifer project,

Isabelle talked about the importance of regular resources being put on the Altar.

Claude worked on Kevin O's knee using his skills as a natural health practitioner.

We talked about posting our good deeds on a record ,it was decided after Kevin O pointed out some scripture that it was better to not be a pharisee and announce things before Men.

Claude talked about I.D. for the Ministers and was not able to get through his other notes due to time constraints.

This was the first meeting we have had since I have been around that was designated Recorded Elders only. We decided that in the future we would not exclude anyone and if there were an Core related issues they could be discreetly discussed and so no reason to worry.

the Kevin's wives did take a walk while we discussed things and they seemed to get on nicely which encouraged the Kevin's.

It was good to see Joe L again as I have only met him a couple times.

We are hope full for the future and immediate present.

We asked Isabelle about her and Nitsan-Parach's meeting with Pastor Leo (a pentecostal pastor from Long Island who comes on the google group.) Not much to Report but Isabelle said they suggested Him to think about becoming a PCM.

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July 6 2015


For the past 2 months there had been planned a work party to help build Michael Davis earth ship in North Dakota. As circumstances and priorities changed for the work crew and they could no longer attend on the scheduled dates; it left me going to North Dakota on my own since this was my vacation week off from work. I decided to fly to Fargo instead of driving alone in order to maximize my time actually working on the earth ship. I was picked up by Michael and although late in the day; with much excitement I was driven to see the earth ship. The earth ship is located on Michael's 5 acre homestead in Wimbledon, North Dakota. Like an oasis in the desert, it lies in the midst of thousands of acres of farmland growing Monsanto soy, corn and wheat. The disparity between Michael's land and the surrounding farmlands is staggering. The local farmers don't seem to have much choice if they want to survive but to grow the poison Monsanto seeds. The farm machinery is the biggest I have ever seen. Michael has chosen to build his home entirely with recycled materials; all accomplished by human power. Being a city dweller my whole life, I believe I was in shock after my first 24 hours. This is a very rural remote area with gravel roads, very little traffic and many ticks. The work is strenuous and alien to me being a 9 to 5 type worker. My second night there I awoke in a panic feeling like I cannot do this. I expressed these feelings to Michael the following morning and through his encouraging words and kind heart, I attempted my second work day. I was able to find a rhythm in what I could do and discovered abilities I never knew I had. This became one of the best experiences of my life. To have overcome so many of my fears and to realize that I am capable of hard labor while having a good time. My sister had said to me why don't you take a vacation to the beach like a normal person. But this is a vacation I will not soon forget. I learned so much, not only about myself but practical work skills that Michael shared with me. It seems simple now, but I learned that if I can't carry a full bucket of sand, I can carry a half of bucket. I now know how to handle a heavy shovel and sledge hammer just by the bending of your knees. I learned you don't have to fear bugs. I also had fun. No matter what age, gender, or body size, I believe everybody can do something and end up feeling real good about it. I would recommend going to be a part of building the earth ship to anyone who has the time and desire to help Michael. By the time I left North Dakota, I could clearly see Michael's vision of the earth ship. It will be a home built by the loving hands of HHCer's and the strength and perseverance of Michael. A big part of this experience that I will cherish was getting to know Michael Davis and his family. I experienced a man with incredible patience, a caring spirit and a beautiful gentleness. Through all of this I am honored to call this man my friend.

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