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Lent Devotional | Day 18

March 26, 2019

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) The call to “pray without ceasing” might seem like such an impossible thing that we merely gloss over […]

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This Week in Ministry | March 25 – 31

March 25, 2019

Highlights, week of March 25 – 31, 2019   Children’s Ministries Parent Meeting – Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. in the Youth Center Brad Jenson’s Memorial Service – Friday, 12:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary o   Reception – 1:30 p.m. in Dierenfield Hall […]

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Lent Devotional | Day 17

One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples” (Luke 11:1). Prayer is the central nervous system of the […]

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Lent Devotional | Sabbath

March 24, 2019

QUESTIONS FOR REFLECTION + GROUP DISCUSSION LOOKING BACK: Confession • What was it like for you to confess your sins to another person? To receive forgiveness? • Which of your sins hurts those closest to you? How might you work […]

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Lent Devotional | Day 16

March 23, 2019

“When I urge you to go to confession, I am urging you to be a Christian.” – Martin Luther, The Larger Catechism Richard Foster describes a period early in his life when he longed to be more effective in ministry. […]

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Lent Devotional | Day 15

March 22, 2019

Therefore, confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. (James 5:16) One of the most terrifying things any of us could […]

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Lent Devotional | Day 14

March 21, 2019

Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come […]

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Lent Devotional | Day 13

March 20, 2019

Most liturgical Church traditions include a time in the worship service when God’s people confess their sins together. The practice of corporate confession invites us to hold up the words others have written as a mirror by which we reflect […]

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Wholeness + Healing

March 19, 2019

Service of Prayer for Wholeness + Healing  |  March 31  |  5:00 – 6:00 P.M.  |  Grace Chapel Healing was central to the ministry of Jesus. It was a sign of God’s kingdom, bringing renewal and wholeness of life to […]

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Lent Devotional | Day 12

“Confession is a difficult Discipline for us because we all too often view the believing community as a fellowship of saints before we see it as a fellowship of sinners.” – Richard Foster, Celebration of Discipline As the Quaker pastor […]

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