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Month: January 2024

THIS WEEK @ FMC – January 31 – February 6, 2024

Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth;    sing the glory of his name;    give to him glorious praise.Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds!    Because of your great power, your enemies cringe before you.All the earth worships you;    they sing praises to you,    sing praises to your name.”    Selah Come and see what God has done:    he is […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – January 24-29, 2024

Thirteen and a half years we’ve lived in Kansas, and this is the first time I remember snow lasting more than a few days.  Our Kansas-born youngest child (the older 3 were born in Wisconsin) proclaimed this morning how very tired she is of all this snow and ice; how much she is longing for […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – January 17-23, 2024

As we remember Martin Luther King, Jr. this week, the challenge rises before us to not only read/speak his words, but to join him in dreaming of and putting into action a better world every day of the year.  I was moved by the prayer copied below, written by Martin Luther King, Jr. (source: Martin […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – January 10-16, 2024

A BLESSING FOR STAR WORDS (written by Rev. Sarah Speed) God of open horizons and open roads,like the Magi so many years ago,we are here, seeking you. Step by step, we have wandered into this hourwith the hope of feeling you in our midst. Step by step, you have seen us, claimed us, and called […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – January 3-9, 2024

Happy 2024!! This past Sunday I shared a poem written by Minnie Louise Haskins (1875-1957) inviting us to walk through the gate of the new year ‘finding the Hand of God.’  A little google research about Haskins led me to Wikipedia where I discovered there is more to the poem! Here’s the entire poem in […]

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