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Do This and Live: Part 2

The Parable of the Good ______________. Chapter ten of Luke begins with disciples, not twelve but 70, maybe 72, being sent out two by two

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Tone Matters: GC 2016

Be humble. Be gentle. Be patient. Tolerate one another in an atmosphere thick with love.  Make every effort to preserve the unity the Spirit has

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In Memoriam X

Dear Garrett, I’ve thought about you often in the last six weeks. As I was getting ready for my sabbatical I kept on thinking about

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In Memoriam X

  Dear Garrett, Welcome your spirit back from its wandering. It may return in pieces, in tatters. Gather them together. They will be happy to

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The End is the Beginning

Advent, a time of beginning, a time of ending. Advent, a time of expectation, of waiting, and of hoping. Advent, a time when salvation sneaks

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In Memoriam IX

Dear Garrett, Our youngest, Lucas, is the same age that you were when you took your leaving. It’s hard to believe that time has gone

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New Every Morning

For the last three weeks, we have heard about the connections between our Christian faith and politics. We reminded one another about the political dimension

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Why #givegrace?

This past Sunday we gathered as a community to eat together and to hear about how our financial resources continue to allow us to live

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