First Sunday in Lent
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First Sunday in Lent

Readings: Deuteronomy 26:1-11;Psalm 91:1-2,9-16;Romans 10:8b-13; Luke 4:1-13 Today I will pull a thread through all four readings.  The first is Deuteronomy.  Here we find the first creed of the Bible.  When you approached the priest in the temple, you were to proclaim – A wandering Aramean was my ancestor; he went down into                                          Egypt and…

Last Sunday after Epiphany
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Last Sunday after Epiphany

Readings – Exodus 34: 29-35; Psalm 99; II Corinthians 3: 12-4:4; Luke 9: 28-43a It was once said that all wars do the same thing —     they grab – they destroy – and the victors keep.             Grab—Destroy – Keep.                                                                                                    Russia is now grabbing parts of Ukraine.  Russia is now destroying Ukrainian communities, businesses,…

Homily by Bruce Johnson – 20 February 2022
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Homily by Bruce Johnson – 20 February 2022

“Be Merciful Just as Your Father is Merciful” Readings: Genesis 45: 3-11, 15, Psalm 37: 1-12, 41-42, 1 Corinthians 15: 35-38, 42-50, Luke 6: 27-38      Jesus didn’t begin his public ministry until he was almost thirty years old.  But it didn’t take long for his reputation to spread.  He was an amazing preacher.  As…

Wednesday Morning Bible Study – February 2022
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Wednesday Morning Bible Study – February 2022

Paul’s Letter to Timothy      The Second Letter of Paul to Timothy is the most intimate and personal of the epistles attributed to Paul.  It is addressed to a young man who had been a companion to Paul on many of his missionary journeys.  Like Paul, Timothy was a Jew who had a Greek or…

Presentation by Ryan Rickrode – 16 January 2022
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Presentation by Ryan Rickrode – 16 January 2022

Readings: Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11 My wife Anna has inherited a quirk from her mother and her grandmother. All three of these women are people who pray for parking spaces: “Lord, please give us a parking space.” Just like that as they’re driving through the parking lot. Anna’s grandmother, who’s…