Questions, not Answers

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What role does wealth play in our faith? Is money a sign of God’s blessing? Is it possible to be a faithful Christian if you have lots of wealth? What are we called to as followers of Jesus? Come join the conversation! QNA – Questions, not Answers is a monthly inter-generational discussion for students and community members and has moved …

Weekly Prayer: 3/2

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O God, There are times my mind is so very filled with human things. Open up my limited view and help me to see as you see. Show me the needs around me. Move me to serve my neighbor, welcome the stranger, and forgive those who wrong me. Empower me to help the broken, notice the forgotten, and love the …

Mark 8:31-38

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31[Jesus] began to teach them that the Son of Man must undergo great suffering, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again.32He said all this quite openly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. 33But turning and looking at his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, …

lent 2021 – Week 2

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Lent 2021 Introduction MOVE We are not just minds and spirits, but also bodies.  Our bodies are gifts from God.  We can connect with God as we move, using our bodies through stretching, dancing, exercising, walking, running, or any movement. -Begin with a slow, deep breath.  Continue to notice your breath as you move. -As you move, think about the …

this lent

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Some years I am enthusiastic and hopeful as we begin Lent.  Those are the years that I am glad for several weeks of reflection and repentance, a time for me to set aside self-centered priorities and turn back to God.  Turns out, this is not one of those years.  We’ve been social distancing and isolating for a full 11 months …

Antiracism Discussion

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Tuesday, March 23rd at 7 pm via Zoom Learn and talk together with other people of faith as we grow in our understanding of racism and how we can be antiracist day to day.  We are exploring antiracism using a variety of online resources.    Watch for more info on the focus of our March conversation. And if you have …

Weekly Prayer: 2/23

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O God, Some days are simply too much for me.  Help me. When I am overwhelmed, show me the resources you’ve given me. When I am afraid, fill me with courage as I face my fears. When I am weary, teach me to find true rest. When I am isolated, surround me with your presence and your people. When I …

Mark 1:9-15

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9In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10And just as he was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens torn apart and the Spirit descending like a dove on him. 11And a voice came from heaven, “You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.”   12And …

Lent 2021 – Week 1

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Lent 2021 Introduction PRAY There are many kinds of prayer and they are all ways of connecting with God.  This week, we are using intercessory prayer, when we ask God for help for the needs of others, the world, and ourselves. -Begin with a slow, deep breath. -Close your eyes if you like.  Or keep them open. Feel free to …