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Where You Go, I’ll Go – Malawi Mission Sunday

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This is a special Sunday that included many stories from the members of the fall 2018 trip to Malawi.  The goal of the trip was three-fold: to discern the future of the FPCP/Mtenthera CCAP partnership; to visit the new girl’s hostel and participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony; and to visit 3 of our 5 mission partners […]

Epiphany: The Fourth Wiseman – Upper Room

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Epiphany Sunday is also known as ‘Star Sunday.’ It is special with its connection to the story of the Wisemen, or Magi, who followed the star and  approached King Herod searching for the Christ Child, then who took gold, frankincense and myrrh to the stable to present to Mary and Joseph to honor the baby.  Today, […]

The Gifts of Christmas: The Gift of Adoption – Upper Room

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As we approach Christmas Eve, we take the time to consider how we, like Jesus, were adopted by a very special father.  Joseph, Jesus’ adoptive father, learned from an angel about the unique circumstances surrounding the special child who was being given to him to care for and raise.  And we, because of that special child’s life and death, […]

Alpha: Does God Still Heal Today? – Upper Room

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We begin wrapping up our fall Alpha series with the question: “Does God Still Heal Today?”  Rev. Emily Campbell assures us without hesitation – the answer is definitively – YES!  So why does God sometimes heal one person, but not another?  Why do impassioned prayers for healing sometimes seem to be ignored?  In the Bible, there […]

Alpha: How Can I Resist Evil? – Upper Room

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As we near the end of our fall Alpha sermon series, we look today at the question, ‘How Can I Resist Evil?’  Rev. Schaefer looked at it from the perspective that when we know the song of our lives, of the church’s life, of the life of Christ, even when we step away from the […]