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Weekly Update - 07/02/2020

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Friends, Independence Day is Saturday, so warmer weather should be on the horizon! That’s good news for folks in our neck of the woods as we wring ourselves out. We’ll spend some time around Galatians 5:13-16 in our service on Sunday if you want to read ahead and prepare. Paul wrote...

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Weekly Update - 06/26/2020

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Friends, Our session has been praying over recent national events that have once more brought to light the presence of racist ideology and practice in our country. We have been in conversation about our response to this, and from this conversation we have created a statement that expresses the...

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Weekly Update - 06/19/2020

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Friends,   Today is Juneteenth, a commemoration that might be new for you. As you probably know by now because of media attention, it marks the final emancipation of those enslaved in Texas—two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation. It took the power of the Union Army...

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Weekly Update - 06/12/2020

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Friends, These past few weeks have been tumultuous. The effects linger even as protests diminish. The impact has staying power—the message of racial disharmony seems heard; will it lead to change? This is the dynamic hoped for, and some people welcome any kind of change for in their minds...

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Weekly Update - 06/05/2020

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Friends, I am looking forward to sharing thought with you this Sunday around the topic, “Hope Towards Racial Harmony.” This represents a start towards a longer conversation about how to engage this topic meaningfully and helpfully. My hope is to begin a conversation that will lead...

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Weekly Update - 05/22/2020

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Friends, Memorial Day is just around the corner. For many Monday’s holiday is typically a “soft” opening for summer, so if that works for you, head on out to the backyard. But plan on getting wet if you do. Soft for us is going to be soggy. What else is new?     Do...

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Weekly Update - 05/15/2020

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Friends, Happy Friday! My hope for you is that this has been a joyful week for you where you haven’t merely survived, but actually thrived in the power and presence of Christ. This is his promise to us, that even amid difficulty we will live in his peace, and, as countless Christ...

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Weekly Update - 05/08/2020

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Friends, There is good news on the horizon as some restrictions from the Stay Home directive are being lifted. We’re all cautiously optimistic about the immediate future and look forward to easing back into community in all of its aspects. But life will be different in the days ahead. It...

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Weekly Update - 05/01/2020

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Friends, We have a great service lined up for this Sunday—you do want to participate by accessing our livestream service at 10AM. A quick reminder, though the service streams on our church Facebook page, you don’t need a Facebook account to access the service. However, if you...

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Weekly Update - 04/24/2020

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Friends, We’re turning the page on April next week, and with that there may be some lessening of the shelter-in-place restrictions with which we’ve been living for several weeks now. However welcome these are, they are going to be gradually phased in meaning that we will likely...

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