Posts from July 2017

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Moses’ Shining Face – Bible discussion for Aug 6; Exodus 34:29-35

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Aug 6 – 9 Pentecost Exodus 34:29-35 The Shinning Face of Moses Background: This passage falls near the end of Exodus; specifically at the end of a section entitled The Breaking and Renewal of the Covenant. In this passage Moses returns from Mount Sinai with a new set of the laws of the Covenant between […]

Praying in our messy lives – reflection and sermon for July 30, 2017

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Blessings to all on the fifth Sunday in July, the end of the month. After a wild end of the week today dawned bright and filled with grace and possibility. We welcomed visitors and received reports from our friends near and far. Our mascot still greets one and all upon arrival (the guinea fowl) and […]

St. John’s e-News for Sunday, July 30, 2017

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Moving Sale – There will be a moving sale to help the Ryan’s clear the remaining articles from the Oakland Christian UCC Parsonage. The sale will be held Saturday, August 5 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. All items must go and are priced to sell. See the flyer on the bulletin board for more […]

Jacob, Laban, Rachel, and Leah – Bible discussion of Genesis 29:15-28

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Jul 30 – 8 Pentecost Genesis 29:15-28 Jacob’s Marries Laban’s Daughters   Background: In the latter part of Genesis we read the stories of the foundation of the patriarchs of Israel, Abraham, Isaac, and later Jacob. The later chapters establish a history for the people of Israel while solidifying a number of motifs of the […]