Received: 2023-02-01 21:05:09

I’d appreciate prayer for a speedy recovery for my dad. He had a heart attack yesterday and we are waiting to hear about next steps. Also some healing for my moms ongoing health issues, she is very weak these days so prayer for an improvement would be so appreciated

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Practicing Love | Christmas Cards

I wonder how many of us are looking at the weeks ahead, and feeling like love is going to be pretty hard, in some situations. That maybe we’ll be in encounters – whether at family dinners, work parties, even extra time at home – with people we actually find it hard to love... 

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Spiritual Gifts Assessment

Think of it like an online personality quiz – this one is designed to help you better understand how God has uniquely wired you with gifts and talents that make our church a more well-rounded and healthier community... 

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Gratitude #2

Today we want to engage in the practice of Gratitude. And to do this, you’ll need a physical piece of paper – and something to write with. In our day-to-day lives, it can be easy to focus on whatever feels like it isn’t going the way we want, and slip often into grumbling and complaining. And that behavior can have a very negative impact on our emotional and even physical well-being. 

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Lament

Lament is an important – and beautiful – part of a life of faith... 

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Encouragement | Being Present in Absence

How does this impact our spiritual practices of loving one another well? How do we be present in absence? Is that even possible?! How can we help carry each other’s hearts, when I can’t be in the room with you? 

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Land Acknowledgement Practice

If you are sitting on a chair or couch, I’m going to ask you to stretch out of your comfort zone for a moment. Move out of your seat and take a seat on the ground instead. Allow yourself to… 

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Tearing Down Other Gods

We want to consider the gods we’ve allowed to exist alongside, or even ahead of God... 

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Joy & Laughter

Today, we want to practice something many people find hard to experience, and that’s JOY. Believe it or not, joy is something that can be practiced...