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Sunday June 10, 2018

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Let us pray: God, our loving shepherd, you never allow us to stray from your sight; you keep constant watch over us and desire to be in close relationship to us. Yet, we, in our own desire, become separated from you. Thank you for hovering near to us while also allowing us to experience the […]

Sunday June 3, 2018

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In the scriptures, God tells his followers many times that they should keep the Sabbath day holy. Perhaps the most familiar example is the often quoted fourth of the ten commandments as found in Exodus (20:8-11). This not only directs the individual to comply, but any head of a household to compel everyone within the […]

Sunday, May 27,2018

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Please pray with me:  Dear God we gratefully acknowledge your presence with us as we gather to worship you.  We ask that the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight.  Amen As we noted earlier, The United Methodist Church has designated this as Peace with Justice Sunday.  […]

Sunday, May 13, 2018

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Receive these words from the 31st chapter of The Book of Proverbs beginning with the tenth verse: A competent wife, how does one find her? Her value is far above pearls. Her husband entrusts his heart to her, and with her he will have all he needs. She brings him good and not trouble all […]

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Let us pray: Holy and gracious God, you know each of us intimately. The love you demonstrate for us is one of selflessness and of compassion. We confess that we use the word “love,” loosely, and we pray for the grace to think of love in the manner in which you offer us love. We […]

Sunday, April 29, 2018

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Let us pray: Holy and majestic God, we thank you for the many ways you come and speak to us: through your Word, through music, through prayer, and through the witness of your beloved children. We confess that we get impatient, and we strike out on our own—determined to make our own plans. Forgive us […]

Sunday, April 22, 2018

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Let us pray: Holy and healing God, you alone have all authority to take from us, that which wounds. We confess that in our human nature, we want to be in control: in control of our relationships, in control of our finances, in control of our health and well-being. We confess that our desire to […]

Sunday, March 18, 2018

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Let us pray: Holy and awesome God, as we journey further into this season of Lent, we want to know you. We want to hear your voice. We want to know you more. We want to touch you. We want to see your face. We want to know you more. So, grant to us the […]

Sunday, March 11, 2018

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Let us pray: Holy and awesome God, we thank you that you have loved us so much that you chose to send your Word into our lives, that you would send us your Light from Light and True God from True God. As we open our hearts and lives to receive the perfect love of […]