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Kids For Christ (KFC) Year Begins with a Rousing Rally Day

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September 9, 2018 marks the beginning of the new KFC year! It promises to be an exciting year filled with all sorts of great learning about our great God! Make sure you’re ready for a memorable Rally Day. We have some sweet surprises in store for you. We kick things off at 8:45 am. Here’s […]

Optimism vs Hope

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A diagnosis of cancer can knock anyone for a loop. As I’ve sat at hospital bedsides or in homes with parishioners who’ve received that news, or as I’ve talked with family members who received that diagnosis, sometimes there’s shock and sorrow that’s difficult to articulate. When my sister-in-law received her colon and liver cancer diagnosis, […]

Love over Anger

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One of my favorite hymns is, “God of Grace and God of Glory.” The melody is strong and confident. The lyrics petition God’s presence and intervention “for the living of these days” and “the facing of this hour,” so we won’t miss God’s Kingdom goal and we will not fail brothers, sisters or God. I’ve […]

June 2018

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Don’t know if you heard, but there was a little wedding held a few weeks ago, across the pond.  A young couple, Harry and Meghan got married in a little chapel in a castle, constructed between 1070 and 1086 in Windsor, England.  Six hundred guests worshipped and witnessed their exchange of vows in the chapel […]

May 2018

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Back in World War II, a young man named, Jürgen Moltmann was drafted to serve in Hitler’s army. He was assigned to an anti-aircraft unit.  While on assignment, he saw many things people should never have to see—like fellow soldiers being burned to death in fire bombings.   When Germany surrendered, he was taken to […]

Psalm 23, Daniel, Missions and a Big Celebration!

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It doesn’t seem like Psalm 23, Daniel, Mission and a party have much in common, but they do! The KFC kids will be learning lots these last two months of the year. The Shepherds’ Psalm, Psalm 23 has been the focus of the group throughout most of March. They’ve learned all about the ways God […]

April 2018

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“Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb.” John 20:1 Early on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene, along with Mary the mother of James and Salome, found an  empty tomb. […]

KFC Kids Learning Awesome Things About our Awesome God!

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This month (March 2018), the kids will be finishing their unit on the Last Supper—the final meal Jesus ate with his disciples before his arrest, trial and crucifixion.  At that meal, Jesus served the disciples by washing their feet and instituted the sacrament of Holy Communion, asking the disciples to eat and drink the bread […]

March 2018

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Dr. David H. C. Read, one of my seminary professors, once preached a sermon entitled, “Unfinished Easter,” suggesting that the end of the Easter story is written in our lives.  At the end of the sermon, Dr. Read suggests that “the pen is in our hands,” and we are the ones who write the end […]