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Bathsheba

2 Samuel 11:1-17

2 Samuel 11:1-17  David Commits Adultery with Bathsheba 11 In the spring of the year, the time when kings go out to battle, David sent Joab with his officers and all Israel with him; they ravaged the Ammonites, and... Read More

Feet in sandals

Mark 6:1-13

Mark 6:1-13  The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth 6 He left that place and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. 2 On the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were... Read More

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First United Appeal for Toiletries

Hundreds of people come through the doors of First United each day seeking comfort, care and a place to belong. Your donations of toiletries and other supplies provide vital support to our neighbours in... Read More

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Isaiah 58:1-8 and Matthew 22:15-22, 34-40

Isaiah 58:1-8  False and True Worship 58 Shout out, do not hold back!    Lift up your voice like a trumpet!Announce to my people their rebellion,    to the house of Jacob their sins.2 Yet day after day they seek... Read More

Finding jesus

1 Samuel 3:1-14, 19-20 and Luke 2:41-52

1 Samuel 3:1-14, 19-20 Samuel’s Calling and Prophetic Activity 3 Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. 2 At that time... Read More

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Psalm 92: 1-4 and Mark 4:26-34

Psalm 92:1-4  Thanksgiving for Vindication A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath Day. 1 It is good to give thanks to the Lord,    to sing praises to your name, O Most High;2 to declare your steadfast love in the... Read More

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Scriptures for Circles of Grace

Scriptures for Sunday 7:30 pm June 10, 2018 - short passages, selected verses, for meditation  Genesis 28: 20-21 Jacob came to a certain place and stayed there for the night, because the sun had set. Taking one of... Read More

Downsizing

Who Benefitted when We Downsized?

We earned  a tidy sum for our efforts and that will help with new furnishings down the road but the community benefitted as well.  We re-homed 27 pews, 100 bibles, furniture, kitchen essentials, equipment, tools,... Read More

More than the building

What is Church?

 by N.T. Wright What is the church?  The church is first and foremost a community of people who belong to one another because the belong to God, the God we know in through Jesus Christ.  Though we often use the word... Read More

Heads of wheat

Mark 2:23-3:6

Scripture for Sunday June 3rd, 2018 Mark 2:23-3:6  Pronouncement about the Sabbath 23 One sabbath he was going through the grainfields; and as they made their way his disciples began to pluck heads of grain.... Read More