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Whether you are a member, a visitor, or just randomly visiting our site, this page is about our shared exploration of faith. The posts here are intended to give you tools for personal faith journey. It is a space for personal reflection and growth. We won’t know who you are. However, we will always remember you in our prayers as fellow travelers seeking God’s presence. Your visit has made our faith community that much richer. Please make use of the resources and know that we welcome your participation regardless of that visit being virtual or in person.

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The Paraclete 05/18/2020 | Written by Kathleen Owens

This week I am spending perhaps a little too much time reflecting on the Greek word paraclete. In our Gospel lesson for Sunday, we hear Jesus telling his disciples that though he will no longer be present among them, they will not be alone, for Jesus will send the paraclete. This term proves difficult to translate into English. […]

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Finding Our Way in the Dark 05/18/2020 | Written by Kathleen Owens

11 If I say, ‘Surely the darkness shall cover me,   and the light around me become night’,12 even the darkness is not dark to you;   the night is as bright as the day,   for darkness is as light to you.13 For it was you who formed my inward parts;   you knit me together in my mother’s womb.14 I praise you, for I am fearfully […]

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The Shepherd & The Sheep 05/18/2020 | Written by Kathleen Owens

The Lord is my shepherd.    I lack nothing.He lets me rest in grassy meadows;    he leads me to restful waters;       he keeps me alive.He guides me in proper paths    for the sake of his good name.Even when I walk through the darkest valley,    I fear no danger because you are with me.Your rod and your staff—    they protect me. You set […]

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Finding Joy in Each Day 05/05/2020 | Written by Kathleen Owens

O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;    his steadfast love endures forever!Let Israel say,    “His steadfast love endures forever.”Let the house of Aaron say,    “His steadfast love endures forever.”Let those who fear the Lord say,    “His steadfast love endures forever.” I thank you that you have answered me    and have become my salvation.The stone that the builders rejected    has become the […]

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Learning from Experience 05/05/2020 | Written by Kathleen Owens

I'm not going to post the whole passage here. Today I'm still reflecting on chapter 20 of John's Gospel. If you would like to take a minute to read it, I encourage you to read the whole chapter together. You'll get the Easter story, plus the "Doubting Thomas" story we'll read in worship this week, […]

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Celebrating Resurrection in Isolation 05/05/2020 | Written by Kathleen Owens

18 Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord”; and she told them that he had said these things to her.19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, […]

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Support/Capability 05/05/2020 | Written by First Presbyterian Church
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