Wednesday Morning Bible Study – Autumn 2017
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Wednesday Morning Bible Study – Autumn 2017

“The Three Letters of John” According to Christian tradition, John, the Beloved Disciple”, and Mary, the Mother of Jesus, spent their last days in Asia Minor in the city of Ephesus.  It is further believed that the church in Ephesus together with several other churches in that area formed what can be referred to as…

The Coin
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The Coin

They showed Jesus a coin.  It had the emperors image stamped on it.  Jesus said to the gathered people, “Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s and render unto God the things that are God’s.” Of coarse, people of faith know that all things in heaven and earth are God’s. Psalm 24, v. 1…

“When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going!”
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“When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going!”

St. Paul in his letter to the Philippians encourages Euodia and Syntyche, two leaders of that congregation, to stop quarreling and to “be of one mind”.  All too often stresses cause us to regress.  Instead, St. Paul calls us to “Rejoice in the Lord, always”.  He writes, “Rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to everyone”….

St. Francis, the Most Admired and Least Followed Saint
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St. Francis, the Most Admired and Least Followed Saint

“Lord, make us instruments of you peace…” So begins the prayer of St. Francis.  God’s peace encompasses health and wholeness, the Hebrew word “Shalom”.  To be instruments of peace, includes stewardship of this “fragile earth, our island home”.  We can all participate in this stewardship through gardening.  The flower garden on Market Street this year…

Presentation by Laura Keister on September 10, 2017
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Presentation by Laura Keister on September 10, 2017

ANNA PAULINE MURRAY “PAULI” November 20, 1910 – July 1, 1985 In the past, I have given presentations on St. Francis of Assisi, Elizabeth Seton, Pearl Buck and Harriet Tubman.  While you may not have known very much about them, you had heard their names a few times.  Now I will tell you about a…