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August 31, 2014

KNOX – A Sacred Space Sunday, August 31, 2014 Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost At the heart of the Bible story of the burning bush is the beating heart of God— a heart that burns with compassion and justice for the... Read More

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August 2014 ~ First United Mission

                                                            YOU ARE INVITED! First United Church is hosting a public talk by Buddhist teacher and activist, Michael Stone, exploring the interplay of spirituality and... Read More

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From an older person's perspective

    This paraphrase of Psalm 23 was written by Jim Taylor, a friend of Joanne Melville.  Jim tried to describe the psalm from the point of view of an older person, reflecting on a long and full life.      ... Read More

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Persistence

This poem was submitted by Joanne Melville. It is one of the poems that Joanne keeps on her fridge.  You are welcome to print it off from the attached PDF and do the same.  We hope that it speaks to you in a... Read More

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August 24, 2014

     KNOX – A Sacred Space Sunday, August 24, 2014 Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost Butterfly effect:  The scientific theory that a single occurrence, no matter how small, can change the course of the universe... Read More

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August 17, 2014

KNOX – A Sacred Space Sunday, August 17, 2014 Tenth Sunday After Pentecost I do not at all understand the mystery of grace —only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us. --Anne Lamott  ... Read More

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The Lord's Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done; on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass... Read More

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Isaiah 43 Paraphrase ~ Prayers for Life

God speaks through the prophet...        You are precious in my eyes.      You are honored and I love you.      Do not be afraid for I am with you.      I have called you by name...      you are mine.      Should... Read More

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August 10, 2014

KNOX – A Sacred Space Sunday, August 10, 2014 Ninth Sunday After Pentecost There are people in the world so hungry that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. --Mahatma Gandhi   BECOMING PRESENT  ... Read More