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Spiritual Formation Director at Faith United Methodist Church in North Canton, Ohio

Jubilee and Sabbath

Worship Engagement and Devotion for week of May 10, 2020 Jubilee Read Leviticus 25:1-4a, 8-13, 54-55; Luke 4:16-21 The word jubilee is derived from the Hebrew word jobel, which means “ram’s horn.”  A ram’s horn was used as a trumpet, to … Continue reading

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Getting on with Life – Living the Resurrection Love Feast

Worship Engagement and Devotion for week of May 3, 2020 Getting on with Life – Living the Resurrection Series Week 2 Read John 21:1-14 Many of Jesus’ first disciples were fishermen. One morning they were out fishing, but had not … Continue reading

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Living the Resurrection: Resurrection Identity – Wesleyan Quadrilateral

Living the Resurrection: Resurrection Identity Read John 20:19-31, Romans 8:11, 14-17 The celebration of Christ’s Resurrection at Easter is not a one day celebration, but a way of life. Christ Resurrection invites us to see God, ourselves, and the world … Continue reading

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Faith and the Environment: Creation Waits

Worship Engagement and Reflection for week of April 19, 2020 Creation Waits, Faith and the Environment Sunday Read Genesis 1: 1-13; 24-31; Genesis 2: 1-3, Romans 8:18-25 As we begin the second week in the season of Easter, we focus … Continue reading

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Easter, Resurrection Sunday

During the season of Lent, we journey with Jesus through The Last Week… Easter, Resurrection Sunday Read Mark 16:1-8, Jeremiah 31:1-6 For 40 days and 6 Sundays we have journeyed thru the season of Lent, reflecting on the events of … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

During the season of Lent, we journey with Jesus through The Last Week… Palm Sunday Read Mark 11:1-11 Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week, the most sacred week of the Christian year. On Palm Sunday, we remember the … Continue reading

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Holy Monday and Tuesday

During the season of Lent, we journey with Jesus through The Last Week… Holy Monday and Tuesday: Called to Faith in God Read Mark 11:12-25 Holy Monday is traditionally remembered as the day that Jesus chased the money changers out … Continue reading

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Holy Wednesday

During the season of Lent, we journey with Jesus through The Last Week…  Holy Wednesday Read Mark 14:1-11, Mark 8:29-37  Holy Wednesday, the Wednesday before Easter, is also known as Good Wednesday or Spy Wednesday. Spy Wednesday because it was … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday: Free to Follow

During the season of Lent, we journey with Jesus through The Last Week… Maundy Thursday: Free to Follow Read Mark 14:12-72 Maundy comes from the Latin mandatum, which means commandment, and refers to John 13:34 where Jesus commands his disciples to love … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Heart Prayer Bracelets

It’s a simple piece of jute twine. Cut by the hands of eager children excited to serve as worship leaders for Faith’s Ash Wednesday service. A heart bead was added to remind us that we are called to enter the … Continue reading

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