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May

Looking Toward Sunday, May 28, 2017

  If I were asked to describe myself, I might use such descriptors as: white, female, tall, socially engaged, sister, Georgian (who never really felt like a southerner) . . […]

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May

Looking Toward Sunday, May 21, 2017

This Sunday, we welcome Brad Schweers, Executive Director of Intown Collaborative Ministries to the pulpit. ICM’s offices, where they offer services to prevent homelessness and hunger, are located in our […]

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May

Looking Toward Sunday, May 14, 2017

In preparation for preaching on Sunday, I keep coming back to Edwin Markham’s (1852-1940) poem, “Outwitted”: He drew a circle that shut me out — Heretic, rebel, a thing to […]

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May

Looking Toward Sunday, May 7, 2017

As we move into Acts, the Holy Spirit is moving and the church is forming. In the first chapter of Acts, right before Jesus ascends into heaven, he tells his […]

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Apr

Looking Toward Sunday, April 30, 2017

During my early ministry, I organized a lot of Youth Sundays and directed more youth plays and Christmas pageants than I can count. There was always the youth who only […]

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Mar

Looking Toward Sunday, April 2, 2017

Jesus stayed busy. During the three years of his ministry, he healed, taught, preached, prayed, went on walks, and shared lots of meals. But those stretches of action are punctuated […]

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Mar

Looking Toward Sunday, March 26, 2017

Before I look towards this Sunday, I want to look back at the last two Sundays and say, “Thank you.” For two weeks, we stepped outside the expectations of traditional […]

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Mar

Looking Toward Sunday, March 19, 2017

Last week, as part of our Lenten Series (Core Strength: 40 Days of Spiritual Fitness), we looked at the embodied practice of Sabbath. This week we explore another embodied practice: […]

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