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Month: December 2020

December 23, 2020-January 5, 2021

“O holy Child of Bethlehem, descend to us, we pray, cast out our sin and enter in, be born in us today! We hear the Christmas angels the great glad tidings tell. O come to us, abide with us, our Lord Immanuel.”  (Phillip Brooks – O Little Town of Bethlehem) Christmas Greetings from Pastor Tonya:  […]

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December 16-22, 2020

“Mary, consenting to what none could guess, replied with conviction, “tell God I say yes.”  (John L. Bell in “No Wind at the Window” STS 11) Power.  We might not think about Mary exercising power, but in her ‘yes’ she was using her own power to act.  This is what power is: the ability to […]

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December 9-15, 2020

Our hearts are empty without YouBarren and coldBut for the boldHope that You YourselfPlanted within In the mighty name of GodIn the saving name of JesusIn the strong name of the SpiritWe comeWe cryWe watchWe waitWe lookWe long for you Sometimes we long for the morningFor a refrainFrom etchings in painYet our lonelinessDraws us to […]

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December 2-8, 2020

Voluminous best describes the piles of dust I swept up last night in our kitchen. Did you know this is what you’ll find when you don’t move your refrigerator for 10 years?  Maybe you are better about cleaning under your appliances than we are!  As I scrubbed serious grime from the floor, I was thinking […]

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