Monthly Archives: May 2012

June 3, 2012 Restoring Relationships

Written by Pastor Mark Theme Background We are entering a new era in the Christian faith in the US.  Diana Butler Bass in her book Christianity After Religion points out that the church as we know it is going away. … Continue reading

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Devotional for May 27, 2012 – Pentecost/A New Church!

Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible/Theme Background It only seemed appropriate that we launch into our new theme on Pentecost.  We will be talking all summer about restoration.  At the point of Pentecost, we will be talking about … Continue reading

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Practice of Being Present to God

Devotional for May 20 Written by Pastor Mark Theme Background In An Altar in the World, Barbara Brown Taylor begins her chapter on prayer by admitting that she is a failure.  She has purchased many books on prayer, she has … Continue reading

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Devotional for May 13, 2012 – Practice of Living with Purpose

Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible/Theme Background As we continue on our journey through the book An Altar in the World, this week we focus on the chapter that looks at the practice of living with purpose.  Brown … Continue reading

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May 6, 2012, Encountering God in Others

Written by Pastor Mark Theme Background I felt as though I was reading an autobiography as I looked at this chapter in Barbara Brown Taylor’s book.  Here is an excerpt:  I was at least thirty years old before I learned … Continue reading

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