Posts from January 2017

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Feb 5, 2017 Bible discussion – Isaiah 58:1-12; False and True Worship

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Feb 5 – 5 Epiphany Isaiah 58:1-12 False and True Worship Background: This passage is a portion of the book of Isaiah commonly referred to as Third Isaiah (Chapters 55-66). This section is often viewed as a series of oracles from unknown prophets following the Babylonian exile. Third Isaiah can be seen as an exhortation […]

Tension leads to change – Reflection and sermon for January 29, 2017

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Blessings to you on the 4th Sunday after the Epiphany, the 5th Sunday of 2017, and the last Sunday of January. A wonderful day for worship and hopefully the kick off to a clear week (with no appreciable snow). We are turning the page on January and settling into a routine, getting ready for Lent […]

St. John’s e-News for January 29, 2017

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Suffolk Night Stay Program – Thank you to all who assisted in this year’s successful Night Stay Program at Oakland Christian United Church of Christ. The guests were thankful for the service provided by our community’s churches. Inclement Weather Policy – Safety is first and foremost at St. John’s. We will follow the Suffolk School […]

Reflection and sermon for January 22, 2017

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Grace and peace to you from St. John’s, still living large in Chuckatuck. This morning broke a little overcast and foggy but that wasn’t a deterrent to the worship we experienced. It was a blessing to have some newcomers to share with us as we continue to live a life of faith in the midst […]