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Faith UMC 2015 Mission & Vision Devotions

May 2015 This is What Anointing Looks Like Scriptures, Reflections, & Prayers for Faith UMC’s Mission & Vision “You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.” Hebrews … 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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Lectio Divina as a Means of Grace

Throughout the season of Lent we are exploring spiritual practices, or means of grace, that help to grow closer to Christ.  Means of Grace are spiritual practices that help us make room in our hearts and lives for God.  This … Continue reading

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The Breath Prayer as a Means of Grace

As our congregation carries our 2013 theme, Acts of Grace, into the season of Lent we will be exploring and experiencing various means of grace that help to guide and shape our journey to becoming deeply committed disciples of Jesus … Continue reading

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Lent: Coming Home to God

“Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love.”  Joel 2:13 Last week we began our Lenten journey with our Ash Wednesday worship service.  One of the hymns from our … Continue reading

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Sharing Our Stories On The Journey Of Faith – Advent Day 18

“My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed, for the Mighty One has done … Continue reading

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Sharing Our Stories On The Journey Of Faith – Advent Day 15

“Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.“ Isaiah 40:30-31 … Continue reading

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