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Counter-Cultural Love

{Pastor Josh’s note:  Our co-leaders of Seeds of Hope, Gary Dosdall and Keri Buisman, are bringing their testimonies to Family of Christ during worship services this month.  Our Pondering for this week is Gary’s recent message, letting us all know of the important ministry and work we have with our partners in El Salvador.}   […]

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Jesus Saves

A great running story recently took place in our metro area, and you may have even seen this reported in the paper or on TV.  Tyler Moon was rounding the 1-mile marker in early October’s Twin Cities 10-miler, and he was all smiles for his fiancée and parents who were there cheering him on. The […]

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Holy Cow Survey

With this pondering, you are invited to take an important survey that will provide a wealth of information and data for our staff and lay leaders.  This will be one of the tools that a new task force at Family of Christ, called 2020 Vision Team, will utilize as it prepares a report with suggestions […]

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Autumn Walk

Today’s Stewardship Video Clip is from committee member Jessica Groff who takes you along with her on a walk through the woods. She shares a reminder that getting back to nature is a gift from God’s own hand, and it helps us reset our hearts and minds. Taking good care of self is a part of the […]

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Morning Prayer

As our Stewardship Team began meeting together last month, we started kicking around some ideas around the theme: TAKING CARE OF ALL THAT MATTERS. One of the questions was even about whether or not we should keep using that Biblical word, ‘stewardship,’ because it has become a pretty old-fashioned-sounding word. However, you do still hear about […]

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The Barefoot Army

I’ve been enjoying an audio book this month called 1776, by David McCullough.  There were so many interesting things for me to learn about this time period which I had only a slight knowledge of before.  As an amateur historian, it was fascinating to learn of how absolutely dire the situation was for our young […]

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We’re in this together!

As I was recently reviewing my phone photos while looking for a needed picture, I came across a bank of photos I took during our Block Party back in July.  You know, the one with the giant pizzas and the oversized chocolate chip cookies?!?  After the church staff, along with its two summer employees, had […]

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Soles4Souls

I have always liked the verse from Romans 10:15 which says, “How Beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!”.  In fact, it was part of our reading last week in worship. Did you notice that feet are an often forgotten and neglected part of our bodies and yet so important for most […]

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Best Seats in the House

Did you know that Target Field, where the Twins play, has a water collection system that lets rainwater drain down through the field, run into pipes, and get collected in huge vats to then be recycled and reused?  Or that Target Field burns its own trash and so creates electricity for itself and its neighbors.  […]

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Pastor’s Periodic Pondering

Late Summer Announcements: FALL WORSHIP TIMES 8:00 AM worship with hymnals. 9:00 AM worship lead by choir or worship team. 10:30 AM worship lead by worship team Starting on Sept. 8.     DONATIONS FOR SOJOURNER SHELTER Our Christians in Action (CIA) Committee invites your donation to Sojourner Shelter for battered women and children. You […]

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