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Firstly, let me thank all who recently completed the questions asked by the Re-Opening Team!  Thanks to your responses, we have gotten a good start on plans for re-opening and can affirm and further clarify expectations under which in person ministries will begin again — when the time comes.  Secondly, while many details still are […]

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Things to ponder this week:  What’s growing in your life?  What might God be growing in the world around you — maybe even consider this question as you tune into local, national, and international news. Psalm 139 reminds us that God has searched and known us completely.  How can you relax more deeply into God’s […]

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Things to ponder this week:  Metro Phases may be moving backwards, but in what ways is your life with God moving forwards? What have you done this week to show the love of God to those struggling due to challenges presented by CoVid 19? If your life were a seed, what is the condition of […]

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The session met Sunday, 28 June in the virtual world.  As we still are unable to meet in person; we spent time catching up with each other, sharing concerns of the congregation and our lives, listening for God’s word through Scripture readings and reflections, and praying together.  To me, this part of our time together […]

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Blessings to all for this week!!! Here are a few things to celebrate this week leading into the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost! Fathers’ Day!!! Playcare students returned to school (prayers appreciated!)! Beautiful weather! Lectionary Bible Study Wednesday, 17 June at 2 p.m. (contact Pastor Jule for the link to the Zoom meeting). Mid Week Connection […]

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This past week has been heart-wrenching.  As if keeping an eye on Metro re-opening phases (after so many people relaxed or flat-out ignored social distancing efforts over Memorial Day weekend) has not been concerning enough, the stories of protests over Mr. Floyd’s death turned to riots around the country can leave us feeling hopeless.  Unheard […]

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This Sunday is Pentecost Sunday!  The temps of Tennessee are warming up.  Memorial Day has come and gone.  While we won’t be gathering in person for worship yet; the virtual worship service this Sunday WILL include the celebration of the Lord’s Supper.  Please be prepared with your own elements of bread and the fruit of the […]