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Listen – Hard Truths


Posted By on Mar 1, 2021

Lent 2 – Sunday, February 28, 2021 – Pastor Teressa SiversMark 8:31-38 Speak to us this day, God of Truth and Justice. Open us to the hard truths of your great Dream, your Beloved Community. Make our hearts restless until they find their rest in you, in your Kin-dom. Amen. The March from Selma, Alabama—56 years ago next Sunday—March 7th. Over 600 people, led by then 25-year-old John Lewis, the late Senator and Civil Rights...

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Introducing Pastor Beckie


Posted By on Mar 1, 2021

Rev. Rebekah Sweet Greetings St. Paulians! My name is Steve Beyers and I am chair of the St Paul’s Staff-Parish Relations Committee, or SPR.  According to the United Methodist Book of Discipline, the first duty of SPR is to encourage, strengthen, nurture, support, and respect the pastor(s) and staff and their family(ies).   I have very good news to share, so I’ll get right to it: Bishop Mark Webb of our Upper New York Annual...

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Blurred Vision


Posted By on Feb 22, 2021

Lent 1—Sunday, February 21, 2021 – Pastor Teressa SiversGenesis 9:8-17 & Mark 1:9-15 Jesus, we are here. Jesus, we are here. Jesus, we are here.We are here for & with you. Amen. There was this phrase, right in the middle of the explanation about our current worship series, that grabbed me and held me from the moment I read it. It has resonated in the back of my mind and kept resurfacing throughout the last few weeks....

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Transfigured


Posted By on Feb 16, 2021

Sunday, February 14, 2021 – Pastor Teressa SiversTransfiguration SundayActs 11:1-4, 15-18 & Mark 9:2-9 Let us pray… Glorious God, Igor Stravinsky reminded us, “to listen is an effort. Just to hear has no merit. A duck also hears.” In this time of exploring your word, help us to listen, and not just to hear. Open us to your glory and your revelation. Amen. Duke University, west campus, centered around the gorgeous and...

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Lenten Worship Series 2021 A Sanctified Art LLC | sanctifiedart.org In the season of Lent, we are reminded that, again & again, suffering and brokenness find us. We doubt again, we lament again, we mess up again. Again & again, the story of Jesus on the cross repeats—every time lives are taken unjustly, every time the powerful choose corruption and violence, every time individuals forget how to love. With exacerbation we...

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