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The harder you crush a flower, the more scent is released…

Hmmmm… feels like we have a million things to share with you this morning! It was our exiting pastor’s last sermon yesterday, fittingly titled “Dealing with Disappointment”. We are all disappointed that these things had to happen (3 staff members … Continue reading

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You are My beloved

Sharon used a study from Henry Nouwen yesterday for her sermon (love Henry Nouwen!) which focused on 4 words describing us as God’s beloved: taken, blessed, broken, given. TAKEN: This happens when we first respond to God’s love. It also … Continue reading

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Third Day of Christmas

Just in case you wanted to know it, French Hens have 5 toes on each foot, instead of the usual 4. The 3 French Hens are supposed to represent the 3 theological virtues: Faith, Hope and Love. Today’s reading from the … Continue reading

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She knew…

Very short sermon notes today: God doesn’t test us so we fail, but he tests us in order to strengthen us. As someone told Sharon: "new levels = new devils". "Don’t waste the pain." As we obey God, it opens … Continue reading

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Don’t miss the sunset.

Sharon’s sermon this week was about Fear vs Love (1 John 4:7-21). She shared an experience when, even though she knew in her head that God loves her, she just really didn’t feel that He did. (Haven’t we all had … Continue reading

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Love and War

Oh my, now to see if we can get down all the great messages that we’ve had today! To start, our pre-service seminar (called "Characters Welcome", about Old Testament characters), was about Daniel. What an inspiration! This was a guy … Continue reading

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true or false

Oh my, we have become lazy about posting lately. That’s partly because in reading our archives, we realized that there’s an awful lot of chaff… However, it also has to do with the schedule getting switched around a fair bit. … Continue reading

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what will it take to send us to our knees??

When you think about some of the terrible things that go on, sometimes you just wish the Lord would return. Especially when you find they’re not limited to the "world out there". This past Saturday we had Volunteer Training at … Continue reading

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you can be led by teenagers

You know, The Mom has videos from the summer, downloaded from the camera already, that she hasn’t even watched yet?! She’ll get to it eventually! Before the next big event hopefully; since the process is to check over all the … Continue reading

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Make Love, Make War

Is anyone else tired of all the journal themes that livejournal has to offer? Can we get up some kind of protest to ask for something new, do you think? We like nature themes, but not crazy about cartoon foxes, … Continue reading

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