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November 29, 2020 First Sunday of Advent Readings: Isaiah 64:1-9; 1st Corinthians 1:3-9;  Mark 13:24-37 Hoping Against Hope Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Not only is it the beginning of the Christian calendar year, for Christians the year begins today as we await the coming of the Christ Child. I’ve passed out to you last week calendars with challenges for you to tackle during this Advent Season. For today the challenge is Hope...

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November 22, 2020 Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Readings: Ezekiel 34:20-24: Matthew 25:31-46      Ephesians 1:15-23 Giving Thanks in Hard Times  Being thankful today seems of far from a possibility. We are not meeting in the sanctuary, so many in our community have the virus, we can’t visit families for Thanksgiving feast, this group, that group are at odds with each other, doesn’t look like we will celebrate Advent and...

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November 15, 2020 Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost Readings: Judges 4:1-7: Matthew 25:14-30,  1st Thessalonians 5:1-11 It’s About Taking Risks This is been a very interesting week. And we are undergoing even more challenges concerning the COVID virus and the elections. The Gospel lesson for today usually is understood as the “prosperity gospel”. Some have interpreted this as the idea that God wants us to produce more and more. It...

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