Month: September 2015

Engaging the Word: Readings for 9/20/15 (17th Sunday after Pentecost)

By Barbara Klugh  Proverbs 31:10-31; Psalm 1; James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a; Mark 9:9-13. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, we learn the characteristics of a good wife, James advocates learning wisdom from above rather than from the world, and Jesus predicts his passion for the second time. …

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Voice of youth: “Everyone should be encouraged to help”

By Wesley Nicula To get started, I’ll tell you why I said yes when my grandma Sue Kelly asked me if I wanted to go to help in the food pantry. I wanted to help people in need of food. I was nervous at first, but when it started I had lot of fun. I …

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Ministry of the week: Prayer Shawl Ministry

The Prayer Shawl Ministry was organized by two graduates, Janet Bristow and Victoria Galo,  from Hartford Seminary in 1998. However the Grace Prayer Shawl Ministry was founded by Julie in 2003, with six to eight ladies until we grew to 20 members! The love of knitting and crocheting has been combined into a prayerful ministry …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 9/13/15 (16th Sunday after Pentecost)

By Barbara Klugh Proverbs 1:20-33; Psalm 19; James 3:1-12; Mark 8:27-38. Go to www.lectionarypage.net  to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, we are introduced to wisdom, personified as a woman, James teaches about the need to control the tongue, and Jesus begins to prepare his disciples for the fate that …

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