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Preparing for August 27

August 27, 2017

Image:  8-27-2017 Preparation for Communion      

Scripture:    Psalm 65      (p. 516-7, Pew Bible)

1 Corinthians 11:17-34    (p. 1047-8, Pew Bible)

Sermon: “Exploring a Living Tradition”

Focus: Lord’s Supper Preparation

Reflection:   Reflect on what happens when we celebrate communion:

  • What do we remember?

What do we do to take part?

Preparing for August 20

The Sacraments

August 20, 2017

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8-20-2017 Baptism        

Scripture:    Psalm 84               (p. 531-2, Pew Bible)

                   Acts 2:37-42                   (p. 995, Pew Bible)

Sermon:      “Belonging and Renewal”

Focus:         Baptism

Reflection:   What does it mean to you to belong to God and to be renewed? When have you recognized God making a change in you?

 

Preparing for August 6

8-6-17 Armor of God

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Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-20     (p. 1069-70, Pew Bible)

Sermon: “Prepared and Ready”

Focus: Let the Good News Flow

Reflection: Clothes play an important role: they cover us, protect us, keep us warm, keep us dry. What about God’s armor? What is it that protects you and makes you feel safe? This week, reflect on what we need and what we can do to keep God’s protection close by. Thank God for the things which keep us safe.