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Month: November 2022

THIS WEEK @ FMC – November 30-December 6, 2022

“Like a tapestry woven throughout time, the Christmas story weaves us in – to remember how God has shown up in the past, to continue the work of collective liberation, to behold the presence of God in flesh and bone.” (From Generation to Generation … Advent Devotional Introduction. Written by The Sanctified Art Creative Team) […]

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November 23-29, 2022

Belonging is something all of us long for, no matter our age or status.  A book I’m reading named it “one of the great spiritual hungers of our day.” (Kara Powell and Brad M. Griffin. 3 Big Questions that Change Every Teenager Baker Books. 2021). This question of belonging was the focus of our last […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – November 16-22, 2022

Advent 2022 is just around the corner (beginning November 27), coming on the heels of Thanksgiving here in the United States.  Our Advent worship theme, created by the team at A Sanctified Art, jumped out at me almost immediately among the options I was considering.  From Generation to Generation has obvious resonance with our Centennial […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – November 9-15, 2022

On this election day, I offer again the words of benediction and blessing our worship leader, Anita Kehr, sent us with on Sunday morning: May we listen and look for the presence of God in all whom we meet this week. May we know our true need and release our false need to control. May […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – November 2-8, 2022

Jesus said therefore, “What is the kingdom of God like? And to what should I compare it? It is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in the garden; it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air made nests in its branches.”  And again, he said, “To what should […]

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