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Gifting

Remembering the Gift Yesterday, we celebrated Memorial Day. For many, this is a day to spend with family and loved ones, while for others it is a day of rest from work and the requirements of our daily lives. For others, it is an opportunity to reflect upon and to remember those who have sacrificed

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Celebration

The Dinner Party In the world that Jesus grew up and lived in, status was more important than we might think. Or at least important in different ways than we think. Today, we might be tempted to think that status can be defined just as much by who we don’t interact with as about what

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Hope Season

Finding A New Rhythm This month, we are beginning the season for our church of “Advocating Hope.” This is a season where we envision giving our attention to those in our church, city, and society who might easily be overlooked. They are the people that we often (unceremoniously) call the “least of these.” And while

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Advocate Hope

May the 4th Be With You Alright, if you don’t like Star Wars or don’t know what Star Wars is, then you might want to skip this blog post.  Today is May the 4th. It’s known as Star Wars day to many because of the famous line which you can see pictured above. But this

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The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd One of the truths about God which is so difficult for us to comprehend is just how utterly short all language falls of being able to truly communicate God’s nature through word and through speech. It is so difficult that throughout the centuries, Christian leaders in prayer and in connection with God

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Prayer After Easter

Teresa’s Bookmark Yesterday, Richard Rohr shared the above prayer from Teresa of Avila as part of his blog post. This week, we will reflect on prayer after Easter. I find it interesting that Jesus taught his disciples how to pray in Matthew 6:7-15. Don’t you find that interesting? Yes, of course, Jesus was a religious

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