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Category: worship

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Lent 3.22

Psalm 51 offers our prayer that God would create in us a clean spirit and turn us again towards God's will and God's ways.  Nan Merrill, using lovely and poetic language, rewites Psalm 51 for us below.  Her words evoke a sense of peace and calm in me...and I hope in you as well. Psalm 51 Have mercy on me, O Gracious One, according to your steadfast love; According to your abundant kindness forgive me where my thoughts and deeds have hurt others. Lead me in the paths of... Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | 0 comments
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Lent 3.14

As we continue to ponder prayer, I hope you enjoy this little video.  It uses the book,  The Lord's Prayer,  illustrated by Ted Ladwig.  It's a great book and the song that goes with this video is also lovely.  Enjoy, and pray along.  Peace, Laurie Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | 0 comments
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Lent 3.12 Second Sunday in Lent

Today is the second Sunday in Lent.  Today in worship, or here on the blog, you'll be surrounded by these words from the Gospel of John.  Read the story of Nicodemus and think about the questions you'd ask Jesus or the things you don't understand about Jesus.  Think about how you have been reborn in Jesus and how Christ is doing nothing short than making all things new.  Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. He came to Jesus by... Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Sunday, March 12, 2017 | 0 comments
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Lent 3.6

You may have seen this video before, but I like the way it puts some visuals around the story of Jesus in the wilderness.  Notice how Jesus changes and the way they use color to give clues to what is going on.  With the music, it is a reminder that Jesus suffered, both here and on the cross, out of love for humanity. Peace, Laurie Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Monday, March 6, 2017 | 0 comments
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Lent 3.5, First Sunday

Today is the first Sunday of Lent.  The scripture for today tells us about Jesus tempted in the wilderness.  The blog posts this week will focus on temptation.   Matthew 4:1-11 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. He fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was famished. The tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he... Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Sunday, March 5, 2017 | 0 comments
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Lent 3.1

Lent begins today with Ash Wednesday.  Join us tonight at 6:30pm for a simple soup supper and at 7:30pm for a meaningful worship service with the imposition of ashes.  This year during Lent our blog will feature a poem, video, prayer or reflection each day.  Each week will have a Lenten theme to tie the posts together.  On Sundays you'll be invited to read and ponder the scripture for the day.  As we begin our Lenten journey, let these words about Ash Wednesday... Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 0 comments
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