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Sunday, April 26, 2020 Hospitality: Stay with Us

Posted by on Apr 24, 2020

Sunday, April 26, 2020 Hospitality: Stay with Us

Read Luke 24:13-35 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. Hebrews 13:2 What does hospitality have to do with us stuck in our homes when we cannot invite anyone to stay with us? Today’s Gospel story may not often be viewed through the frame of hospitality, but if the two companions returning to Emmaus had not been...

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Sunday, April 19, 2020 Peace Be with You

Posted by on Apr 24, 2020

Sunday, April 19, 2020 Peace Be with You

Another week closed away. For some people this time of social distancing has not been a big change in daily routine – they are still leaving home and working in an essential job, but even there, they are closed in or closed off from others by social distancing. For others, life had already shut them in because of health and other reasons. For some this is a time of disruption of schedules...

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Sunday, April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday

Posted by on Apr 11, 2020

Sunday, April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday

Do you have a favorite movie or movies that you have watched multiple times? There are some movies I watched with our son more often than I care to remember – Mary Poppins and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea when he was little, Star Wars (the original 3) as he got older, then Lord of the Rings. Even though I knew the endings and the story lines, on some viewings, new things jumped out or some...

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Sunday, April 5, 2020 Palm Sunday

Posted by on Apr 4, 2020

The Palm Sunday meditation works best if you don’t look at it until you are ready to start. It involves some activity – your own procession- and perhaps going outside if you can. You might want a scarf unless you happen to have some palm branches… Print this blog if you can so that you can take it with you. This is intentionally lighter during this time of COVID-19 and as we get ready for...

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The 23rd Psalm – It Is Well, a song by Evie

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020

tune It Is Well with My Soul (UMH 37) The Lord is my Shep-herd, nothing shall I want -in lush pastures green I lay down -by still waters led – O, my soul is restored!By my Shepherd in right paths I’m led.It is well (it is well) with my soul (with my soul),it is well, it is well with my soul. E’en though through dark valleys I walk, I shall not fear.No evil shall take hold of me.For you are...

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