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“The Christian religion asks us to place our trust not in ideas, and certainly not in ideologies, but in a God who was vulnerable enough to become human and die, and who desires to be present to us in our everyday circumstances.   28 more words

Quotes To Ponder

In Favor of the Christian Calendar

Currently, the church where I serve as Pastor is on a journey toward incorporating the Christian Calendar (also known as the Liturgical Calendar) into our worship. 752 more words


Eyewitnesses: Companions on the Road to Emmaus

On Easter Sunday we heard from the final eyewitnesses in our worship series—the companions on the road to Emmaus.

We know one of them is named Cleopas, but we don’t know the name of the other. 520 more words


The Great Graham Cracker Miracle

First Methodist Church, Newton, Iowa

What John and Charles Wesley would have thought of my youthful Methodism, I can’t say.

To be frank, I’m not certain I knew during childhood that John Wesley had a brother. 1,179 more words


A Great Thanksgiving For Easter Incorporating Christ the Lord is Risen Today

A Great Thanksgiving For Easter
A Great Thanksgiving is also known as a Eucharistic Prayer or Prayer for Holy Communion. It is used to consecrate the bread and the wine/grape juice. 566 more words

Worship Resources

Tell Me, Dear Tree: A Lenten Hymn of Sacrifice

Jesus’ suffering on the cross was a correct diagnosis and revelation of the human dilemma. It was an invitation to enter into solidarity with the pain of the world, and our own pain, instead of always resisting it, avoiding it, or denying it. 305 more words