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Prayer Prism

Prayer Prism “What came into being through the Word was life, and the life was the light for all people. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light.” – John 1: 4-5 Faith UMC has … Continue reading

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Intentional Acts of Gratitude and Grace: A Calendar for Advent and Christmas

Intentional Acts of Gratitude and Grace: A Calendar for Advent and Christmas Changing the world by putting mustard seed faith into action! Attached below is a list of suggested activities for Advent and Christmas. This list was compiled by some … Continue reading

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Experiencing Overflowing Joy In God’s Story, In Our Story: Epiphany

Ephiphany “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” – John 8:12 Epiphany of the Lord, celebrated on January 6th, is the climax of the Advent/Christmas season. The term … Continue reading

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Experiencing Overflowing Joy In God’s Story, In Our Story: 12th Day of Christmas

The Story:  A Kingdom Torn In Two The early history of David’s Kingdom that became divided:  Rehoboam King of Judah (southern two tribes with Jerusalem as captial) vs. Jeroboam King of Israel (northern ten tribes with Shechem as captial) Rehoboam … Continue reading

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Experiencing Overflowing Joy in God’s Story, In Our Story: Family Experiences

The following are some activities excerpted from Faith UMC’s 2013 Advent book. Try including some of these experiences into your Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. TIME CAPSULE Make a time capsule for 2013.  Include things about your family.  Use the … Continue reading

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Experiencing Overflowing Joy In God’s Story, In Our Story: The Season of Christmas

“After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem.” “But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you … Continue reading

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Experiencing Overflowing Joy In God’s Story, In Our Story: Christmas Day

Christmas Day “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.  All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the … Continue reading

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