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Quotes For A Tumultuous Week


Posted By on Feb 28, 2022

After the benediction on Sunday, Tristan shared some deep thoughts and quotes. He has graciously provided links for those we wanted to revisit them. The Doctor: https://media.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/3/2017/08/90879.jpg?quality=90&lb=620,413&background=white Hawkeye in M.A.S.H.: https://freethoughtblogs.com/singham/files/2014/07/war-is-not-hell.jpg Gandalf the...

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Prayers for Ukraine


Posted By on Feb 27, 2022

Here are the 3 prayers that will be offered this morning during our prayers of the people: A Prayer for Ukraine from Rev. Beth Richardson, Dean Emeritus of The Upper Room Chapel God makes wars cease to the ends of the earth. … God breaks the bow and shatters the spear; God burns the shields with fire. God says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:9-10 (NRSV)...

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UMC Response To Ukraine


Posted By on Feb 27, 2022

The United Methodist Church (UMC) is actively involved in Ukraine and in relief efforts. Please read the statement follow any links that are of interest to you. https://www.umnews.org/en/news/united-methodists-respond-to-invasion-of-ukraine  

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Public Joy: BrainStorming Feb 27


Posted By on Feb 23, 2022

We need ‘Public Joy’ so much these days. Check out this article before Sunday morning and then come to BrainStorming (BS w/ Bo) to talk about it. https://comment.org/subverting-two-pocket-thinking-with-public-joy/?mc_cid=4a526fddc5&mc_eid=7ebaf40c9d SUBVERTING TWO-POCKET THINKING WITH PUBLIC JOY Recently Tim Soerens wrote an article for Comment explaining why our economic imagination needs a new goal. So often we...

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This Sunday (February 20) our topic in BrainStorming with Bo (BS w/ Bo) will be The Need and Future of Online Worship If you have time before then, read this really thought-provoking article https://www.umoi.org/blogdetail/inspiring-generosity-16216276  and then come caffeinated and opinionated to the conversation at 9:30am.

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The pandemic has people thinking differently about everything from work, to family, to traffic. Join Sunday morning at 9:30 am for a conversation about some of these ideas: Oakland banishing cars from 74 miles of city streets. ‘Oakland Slow Streets’ will open 10% of city’s roads for cyclists, pedestrians (Mercury News) Urban planner Mike Lydon is keeping track of all of the cities launching #Covid19Streets. Cities Close Streets to...

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