Posts from 2017

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Church Life – December 19, 2017

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“So God throws open the door of this world—and enters as a baby. As the most vulnerable imaginable. Because He wants unimaginable intimacy with you. What religion ever had a god that wanted such intimacy with us that He came with such vulnerability to us? What God ever came so tender we could touch Him? […]

Church Life – December 12, 2017

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In your pain and uncertainty          she will come to you. In your struggle, your healing,          she will carry you. In your recovery, your unfolding,          she will feed you. In your brokenness and guilt,          she will hold you. In your leading, your creating,          she will gently lead you. In your loneliness, […]

Church Life – December 5, 2017

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Help us to bring darkness into the light, To lift out the pain, the anger, Where it can be seen for what it is — The balance-wheel for our vulnerable, aching love. Put the wild hunger where it belongs, Within the act of creation, Crude power that forges a balance Between hate and love. Help […]

Church Life – November 21, 2017

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Blessed are you when the path is frightful          and you know all manner of fear          and you choose love anyway. — Steve Garnaas-Holmes   Happenings Children’s Art Gallery DSF Thank You Active Shooter Training Young Adult Cookout Transgender Day of Remembrance Green Chalice Ministry News  Upcoming Events Congregational Meeting – Nomination Updates   […]

Church Life – November 14, 2017

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Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath and try again. — KT Witten   Notice of Congregational Meeting  Happenings Welcome New Lead Custodian An Evolving Spirituality I Know You Need a Breath…. Multicultural Thanksgiving Potluck…Yum! Youth Representative 2018 Young Adult Peeps Transgender Day of Remembrance Green Chalice Ministry Tips Older Adult […]

Church Life – November 7, 2017

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The soul is healed by being with children. — Fyodor Dostoevsky  The Hot New Fad Everyone Is Talking About  Happenings Imagining a Future Come One, Come All! Coffee and Chocolate This Sunday! Evolving AmazonSmile Donations Green Chalice Ministry News MenAlive Concert  Upcoming Events The Hot New Fad Everyone Is Talking About (Spoiler: It’s Singing) For decades, […]

Church Life – October 31, 2017

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Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us. —Martin Luther   Book Fair  Happenings Evolutionary Christianity Spooky Times at FCCO! All Church Work Day Remember Green Chalice Ministry Tips  Upcoming Events   Book […]

Church Life – October 24, 2017

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“Christ is the evolver, the centrating energy of the evolutionary movement. But Christ cannot be the energy of evolution unless the incarnation is allowed to be continued in us.” —Ilia Delio An Evolving Faith Happenings Save the Date! Alternative Christmas Gift Faire Sermons & Scripture In Thanksgiving Disciples Women November Schedule Blanket Sale A Gathering […]

Church Life – October 17, 2017

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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.  —Melody Beattie Queer & Affirming  Happenings Monthly Parent Dinner & Gathering […]

Church Life – October 10, 2017

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Let the trickle of living water cool cracked lips and lay the damp cloth of hope on those who will begin in these next days to search for precious things, to plan re-building. —Maren C. Tirabassi   Halloween Party  Happenings Candy Donations A Renaissance of Wonder Young Adult Gathering Coffee, Tea, Chocolate & More! 2018 […]