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Toward Silence

Toward Silence


“What are you giving up for Lent?”

“It must be something very dear.”
“Quite true.”

“What do you hope to win by it?” 59 more words


Ash Wednesday Worship Resources and Sermon Starters

Modern Ash Wednesday Service
A simple, fresh combination of modern visuals, ancient scripture, the imposition of ashes, and the haunting song O So So. 208 more words

Worship Resources

human flesh

“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