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A Laity Jubilee – October 24, 2010

Sunday, October 24, was a celebration of the ministry of the laity of Huguenot Church. Worship included a presentation of a pictorial Jubilee History that represented many of the ways that the people of our community of faith have been … Continue reading

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October 17, 2010 – Faith and Action: Wait for It

text: James 5:7-11 click on the link above to read the text at http://www.commonenglishbible.com In recent weeks we have seen James turn to the teachings of wisdom in the Old Testament to describe the relationship between faith and action. We … Continue reading

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October 10, 2010 – Faith and Action: Lord Willing

text: James 4:13-17 click on the link above to read the text at http://www.commonenglishbible.com I offer some brief random reflections on this passage this week for your consideration . . . It can be really frustrating when we make plans … Continue reading

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October 3, 2010 – Faith and Action: A Wise Choice

text: James 3:13-18 click on the link above to read the text at http://www.commonenglishbible.com The wisdom tradition in the life of Israel teaches us that the righteous prosper and the wicked perish. To a some extent this is true. If … Continue reading

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Pumpkins Arrive

Members of Huguenot Church, with the help of Scouts from St. Matthias and their families, unloaded nearly 1400 pumpkins on Saturday morning, September 25. A little later in the afternoon the truck returned with unclaimed pumpkins and another 250 were … Continue reading

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September 26, 2010 – Show-Off

text: James 2:14-18 click on the link above to read the text at http://www.biblestudytools.com A show-off is someone who likes taking the spotlight—calling attention to themselves by the things that they do. A show-off will often do far more than … Continue reading

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September 19, 2010 – True Devotion

text: James 1:19-27 click on the link above to read the text at http://www.commonenglishbible.com Salvation is a gift from God. There is no way around that. Salvation has to be a gift because we human beings cannot do anything to … Continue reading

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Faith and Action

We say we are justified by faith. That’s biblical. Yet, that is not the whole story. The Letter of James reminds us that there is more. As followers of Christ we are called to follow the example of Christ. That … Continue reading

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Jubilee in Worship, Fellowship, and Service

It was a great day. 102 souls gathered for worship on September 12, 2010. Former pastor, Mike Meloy, preached and reminded us how some of our most significant formation as a community of faith occurs in times of adversity and … Continue reading

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Jubilee Continues

Since I have not been preparing a sermon for this week [Mike Meloy is preaching for our Jubilee Sunday celebration] I have had some time to reflect a little more on the meaning of Jubilee. As we have already observed, … Continue reading

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