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God’s Prayer

Posted By on Jul 26, 2021

Sunday, July 25, 2021 – Pastor Beckie Sweet”God’s Prayer” – Based on Luke 11:1-13 & attributed to Donald E. Jarvis Narrator: The other day I came across a video tape with a label which read, “Pearly Gates Tape.”  It was a conversation between God and Jesus.  They had just finished playing tennis (God had won, 6 games to 3), and they were seated together (Jesus on the right hand), feeling a little...

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On Earth As It Is In Heaven

Posted By on Jul 19, 2021

July 18, 2021 – Pastor Beckie Sweet It was the beginning of June in 1985 when United Methodists of the former Wyoming Conference began to gather for Annual Conference at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania.  Folks were coming from as far north as Cooperstown, NY, and as far south as Hazelton, PA.  They came from Deposit, NY in the East, and from Waverly, NY in the West – all to the registration area...

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Sunday, July 11, 2021 – Pastor Beckie          From the time I was a young child and beginning to learn to speak, my parents taught me, and my siblings, to pray.  Our family prayed as we gathered for every meal, we prayed at the conclusion of our weekday morning family devotions, and we prayed at bedtime.  Our bedtime prayers included “Now I lay me down to sleep…” followed by the Lord’s Prayer.  The whole time I was growing up,...

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Sunday, July 4, 2021 – Pastor Beckie Sweet Genesis 24 (selected verses)             From Eugene Peterson’s expression of the scripture, titled The Message, we hear a small portion of the story of Rebekah’s journey to a new land and a new family.  These selected verses of the story come from the 24th chapter of Genesis.  Prior to the...

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The Prayer of Jesus

Posted By on Jul 1, 2021

Each week during this series, we will explore “The Lord’s Prayer” based on Matthew 6:9-15 and Luke 11:2-4. We will discover the common ground we appreciate in the prayer that Jesus taught to followers, and which we recite so often in worship. Throughout the series we will use different versions of The Lord’s Prayer each week. Click HERE to download a brochure of journaling prompts based on the structure of The Lord’s...

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