Do you like to eat homemade bread? (Hot, right out of the oven with butter, or maybe toasted – yum!) If you do, you’d probably love to learn how to make homemade bread. It’s easy to do, and it doesn’t take all the much time in preparation (though you have to have patience as it rises and later bakes).

I’ve made a video showing all the steps you need to do (pun intended) to mix, kneed, and bake two or three loaves of bread. It’s very easy to get it right. It’s easy to double or triple the recipe, too!

Another good thing is that you can make some loaves to bring to our next presbytery meeting to share with our churches. At this meeting we hope to have enough bread to give a loaf to each church represented (and maybe enough to give to each person). That way a loaf of homemade bread from our presbytery (from you!) can make its way back to each church, reminding them of the connections we share with each other and with Jesus, the Bread of Life.

–Michael Burkley
Vice-Moderator, Albany Presbytery

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About Rev. Michael Burkley

Michael has been a pastor for almost 34 years (unbelievably to him) and for over 12 of those years he has had the privilege of serving in Albany Presbytery as the pastor of the Rockwell Falls Presbyterian Church. He is currently serving as the 2020 Moderator of Albany Presbytery and is very glad to be serving God here with us.

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