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Sunday, March 29, 2020 Sickness – Wait, Hope, Watch

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Sunday, March 29, 2020 Sickness – Wait, Hope, Watch

Read Psalm 130, John 11:1-45  We are waiting and watching. To watch means we at least hope for, if not expect, something. Can you see the image of the front porch light that’s shining in the dark? My mother’s house, the house where I grew up, has an outdoor lamp at the end of the driveway. Our tradition is to turn it on every evening when it begins to get dark and leave it on until the last...

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Sunday, March 22, 2020 Blind – the Darkest Valley

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Sunday, March 22, 2020 Blind – the Darkest Valley

Blind – the Darkest Valley Read Lectionary Readings – Samuel 16,:1-13 Psalm 23, Ephesians 5: 8-14, John 9: -41 Another week of stress, uncertainty, fear of the unknown, waiting for a storm that lurks but doesn’t strike at once. We worry for loved ones, for our communities, nation, and the world. We want to get it over with so we can move on. We don’t like the darkness of this valley....

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Sunday, March 15, 2020 Thirst – Living Water

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Sunday, March 15, 2020 Thirst – Living Water

Read John 4:1-42  The timing of the coronavirus spreading in the United States during Lent brings us an unexpected opportunity. In order to slow its spread, sports events and other large gatherings have been cancelled, schools and universities are going to online classes, libraries in some places are closed to the public, and even our churches are not gathering for worship or meetings. We...

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