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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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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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THIS WEEK @ FMC – October 26-Nov 1, 2022

“In loving memory of those who have gone from us, whose hearts and hands have served in this fellowship; with gratitude for all those whose faith and consecrated gifts make this house possible, for all who may share this spiritual adventure; and with hope for all who shall worship in this house in years to […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – October 19-25, 2022

This morning (Tuesday, October 18) we celebrated Jack Mace’s life with many family and friends.  Part of my sending words at the service were from Jack himself – a poem he wrote and set to music.  His words give voice to the profound grace of God Jack experienced in his life, and shared so freely […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – October 12-18, 2022

This coming Sunday you’ll find a new hymnal in our pews: Voices Together.  Voices Together was published by MennoMedia in 2020 and we have been able to purchase copies for use in our church with generous memorial funds given in memory of Rich and Velma Ratzlaff, and Marcie (and Ron) Woelk.  The Introduction to Voices […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – October 5-11, 2022

This Sunday Oct 9 join us for a hymn sing-along at 3:30pm. The link above to join is incorrect. Here is the correct link: https://youtu.be/Z03mB-khNRQ (which you may need to copy and paste in your browser). Pre-service music will begin around 3:15pm. We look forward to singing songs of our faith together, led by LeRoy […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – September 28-October 4, 2022

26 days!!!  We’ve been planning for over 2 years for our Centennial Celebration and now its right around the corner.  Right around a closer corner is October 1, the date by which we’d like your RSVP’s.  These will be really helpful in planning for the two meals part of the event:  the Saturday evening borscht […]

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THIS WEEK @ FMC – September 21-27, 2022

High school.  Recycling.  Walking.  Soup.  Perhaps you’re wondering what all these have in common, and if so, I’m glad you asked! 😊  All four represent opportunities in our community just waiting for you to participate in. High school.  I recently met with the Salthawk Community Support administrative board which I’m a member of.  SCS provides […]

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