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06
MAR
2017

March 5, 2017 The First Sunday in Lent

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Matthew 4:1-11 & Exodus 16                                            March 5, 2017 “Fasting and Feasting” Matthew 4:1-11  as the call to worship Narrator:      Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.  He fasted forty days and forty...
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02
MAR
2017

Lent 2017 – join us at the table!

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Dear Members and Friends –   “Lord Jesus, you stand at the door and knock.  May we hear you knocking and invite you in to feast with us.”   – John Newton, Worth Abbey       Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (March 1st) when we enter the 6 weeks of spiritual preparation for the Easter...
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26
FEB
2017

A Maple Syrup and Sugaring Celebration!

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Proverbs 16:24 & Proverbs 24: 13                                   February 26, 2017             You don’t find maple syrup mentioned in the bible, but you do find “honey”.  The taste and knowledge of sweetness is used to lift up the word of God as something desirable in the...
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20
FEB
2017

‘Love Your Enemies” WHAT? February 19, 2017

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Matthew 5: 38-48                                                     February 19, 2017 Scripture Intro:  The scripture we are about to hear is part of the ‘Sermon on the Mount’ which Jesus preached to a large crowd that had gathered near his home town of Galilee.  Jesus had just...
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18
FEB
2017

“Love your enemies” JOIN us for worship on Sunday, Feb 19th!

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We live in a difficult time, our conversations with one another reflect the anger and frustrations in the political realm. Perhaps we need to think a bit about the core beliefs of being a Christian and how that affects or could affect our relationships and our conversations and...
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13
FEB
2017

January 29, 2017 It’s never too late for love. (by Lava Mueller)

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Scripture Matthew 2:13-23 13 Now after they had left, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy him.” 14 Then...
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15
JAN
2017

Famous Roast Beef Suppers 2017 starting on January 28th!

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Come to the Roast Beef Supper on Saturday nights January 28th – March 4th! An Upper Valley tradition!
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23
DEC
2016

Join us for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Services!

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Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7:00pm – a Beautiful traditional service of Lessons and Carols for the whole family.   Christmas Day worship at 5:00pm – finish your Christmas day with a simple Vespers Service of carol singing, story and scripture for the whole family. Rev....
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11
DEC
2016

The Third Sunday in Advent – You the messenger

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Isaiah 11:1-10                                                                                  December 11, 2016 The Third Sunday in Advent An Advent Tradition for Everyone  (moving the crèche figures) A Scripture Reading from the Prophet Isaiah 11:1-10 A shoot shall come out...
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21
NOV
2016

Thanksgiving 2016

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2 Corinthians 9:6-15 from The Message & Psalm 46             November 20, 2016 Combined Thanksgiving Service             Please take a moment to reflect on the Time for Gratitude . . . . We will now create our own community litany of gratitude. As we pause for each...
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