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This Issue:

SepOct 2016

  • living in fear
  • the plastics
  • prayer spaces
  • and more!


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Katy Steele and Jason Gerringer

We are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us.

2 Corinthians 5:20a (NRSV)

Talking about Jesus can feel awkward. We worry about saying the right words, and we fear being shot down. But we have a story to tell that’s worth sharing:…

09/21/16 at 08:38 AM

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International Peace Day

The United Nations created this special day in an attempt to end war and violence in the world. Each year, hundreds of countries hold celebrations with this goal in…

09/21/16 at 04:00 AM


Thomas Sullivan, 19 & Richard Lawton

Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:16 (NRSV)

As teens, we encounter quite a number of gray areas that are not specifically discussed in the Bible, which can leave us with little guidance. Some people say the…

09/20/16 at 11:50 AM

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Sofia Villaveces

Teen Advisory Board Member

What is your favorite Bible verse? Why is it meaningful to you?

“Psalm 46:10a: ‘Be still and know that I am…

09/20/16 at 08:08 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania.

09/18/16 at 03:30 PM

Do Not Fear

Tender God, who embraces us with love, through the ages you have told us, “Fear not.” Whisper it again in our ears. Write it on our hearts. Amen.

09/18/16 at 01:00 PM

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“There’s No Thief Like Fear”—Jason Gray

Will we shrink in the face of fear or move forward in love, claiming the dignity inherent in each of us?

09/17/16 at 10:20 AM

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Our Deepest Fear

Marianne Williamson

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens…

09/16/16 at 11:44 AM

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Kristofer Blankenship

Teen Advisory Board Member

What hobbies or social issues are you passionate about?

“I love to volunteer! I am a volunteer firefighter so I spend…

09/16/16 at 08:02 AM

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“Fear Is Easy, Love Is Hard” — Jason Gray

Living in fear? Let this song remind you that God says, “Do not be afraid.”

09/15/16 at 11:39 AM

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