• Oct
    06
    12:00:AM by Ruth Dixon
    World Communion Sunday

    The first Sunday in October is designated as World Communion Sunday, which celebrates our oneness in Christ with all our brothers and sisters around the world. World Communion Sunday always makes me catch my breath when I realize that Christians all around the world on the same day are partaking of the sacrament/the means of grace that is Holy Communion. It is a time that we emphasize that “there is one body and one Spirit...one Lord, one ...
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  • Sep
    30
    12:00:AM by Jason Shank
    This past Sunday at all of our campuses we looked at the powerful words from the prophet Amos. We heard words which pointed us to God’s anger at the Israelites-an anger that was rooted in the Israelites lack of care for the poor. The words were hard to hear. God’s words to Israel were harsh, they were direct, they were troubling and they were.....true. The Israelites had lost site of what it meant to be people in a covenant with God. They forgot what it meant to&...
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  • Sep
    26
    12:00:AM by Tiffany Kromer
    “When despair for the world grows in me, and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be -- I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought or grief. I come into the presence of still water. And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light. For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and ...
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