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July 2022


Sunday, July 31 – “Covenant: Part 2”

View this recorded version of Sunday Worship from July 31, 2022. Bible Verses Exodus 20: 1-17 (The Ten Commandments) and Deuteronomy 28: 1 -27 (Blessings & Warnings against Disobedience) Reflection: Covenant – Part 2: “The Old Testament, The Old Covenants” Excerpts from the sermon by Rev. Dr. Susan Alloway: “Now there’s a difference between a »

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7/27/22 – Life is a Jigsaw puzzle

I love building jigsaw puzzles—building the edge first, then building the homogeneous blobs, fitting them into the whole, and finally finding the pieces that fill in the blanks. It’s a bit like life—we begin with the edges—trying to figure out our boundaries. As we grow, we build blobs of who we are and fit them »

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Sunday, July 24 – “Covenant: Part 1”

View this recorded version of Sunday Worship from July 24, 2022. Readings Excerpts from ‘Ladder to the Light’ by Steven Charleston Reflection: Covenant – Part 1: “Climbing the Ladder to the Light” Excerpts from the sermon by Rev. Dr. Susan Alloway: “Telling the truth is not easy. It requires a social contract that is based »

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7/20/22 – Misinformation

I have heard some fantastical stories about what has happened during the past year—stories that had NO relationship to the truth as I understand it. How does this Misinformation happen? I know that when I have bits and pieces of a story, I “fill in the blank” to make sense of it. I end up »

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Sunday, July 17 – “Part 3: Wisdom”

View this recorded version of Sunday Worship from July 17, 2022. Bible Verses Bible verses: 1 Kings 3: 3-15 (Solomon asks for wisdom.) Reflection: “Jesus Followers–Part 3: Wisdom” Excerpts from the sermon by Rev. Dr. Fred Grewe: “We’re going to marinate reconciliation with compassion and this morning I would like to season this with the »

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Sunday, July 10 – “Part 2: Compassion”

View this recorded version of Sunday Worship from July 10, 2022. Bible Verses Bible verses: Isaiah 6: 1-8 Reflection: “Jesus Followers–Part 2: Compassion” Excerpts from the sermon by Rev. Dr. Fred Grewe: “I love the book of Isaiah for the simple reason that the book of Isaiah for me is quite like a James Bond »

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Sunday, July 3 – “Part 1: Reconciliation”

View this recorded version of Sunday Worship from July 3, 2022. Bible Verses Bible verses: Genesis 3: 1-10 Reflection: “Following Jesus, Part 1: Reconciliation” Excerpts from the sermon by Rev. Dr. Fred Grewe: “…many of us, in the world realm of faith or spirituality, are looking for a superman–somebody to come show how everybody else »

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