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Posts from July 2020 (Page 3)

Your Ark

1 Samuel 6:8-9, “Take the ark of the Lord and put it in a cart, and in a chest beside it put the gold objects you are sending back to him as a guilt offering. Send it on it’s way, but keep watching it. If it goes up to its own territory, toward Beth Semesh,…

Sunday to Monday | Let’s Play

Worship on the first Sunday in July had Pastor Dave sharing Jesus’ words to play and rest in him from Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30. If you missed being with us you can watch here. Check out photos from worship and last week’s The Well. Take the message into your week’s conversations and reflections. Does your seriousness…

Celebrating Differently

It’s a holiday: the fourth of July. Celebrating the birth of our nation may look a little different this year. No parades, no festivals, no large cookouts or picnics, no fireworks. And maybe, some reflection on what is actually celebrated. In 1776, not all people were considered equal or for that matter even people. This…

Living in the Moment

Happy 4th of July (tomorrow), God’s Grace! It’s a holiday and a day off, so let’s take time and live in the moment.  What does living in the moment mean to you?  Is it more simple, relaxed, loud, energetic, thoughtful, appreciative?  Is it a moment for God and prayer?  Jason Mraz has a song, Living In the Moment, and…

Overabundance of Gardening During the Crisis

This year, more so than previous years, we have spent a lot of time gardening. This is likely due to the fact that many other activities were unavailable (little chance to go out to dine for several months, many parks closed or take more forethought to make reservations, no vacationing and little chance for many…

Get Your Play On

Dear Players, As the eleventh chapter of Matthew’s gospel begins, John the Baptist, Jesus’ trusted cousin and friend is in prison. Frustrating conversations transpire between Jesus and the crowds which convey that they don’t understand his mission. To put it simply – things are not going well. With the stress rising, Jesus essentially says, ”You…