Imagine – 6/24/18

All Request Summer Hymn Sing Imagine June 24, 2018 Text: Revelation 21:1-8 Song: Imagine by John Lennon & Yoko Ono Imagine a new world, a different world… A utopia – a perfect world where everyone lives in a spirit of peace and generosity with everyone else. There’s no reason to

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Rise Up and Follow — 01/07/18

Rise Up and Follow January 7, 2017 (Epiphany) Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana; First United Presby, EP Text: Matthew 2:1-12 Why did the Wise Men leave home?  What compels us to rise up, to leave our comfort zone, the security of routine, the sameness of the everyday, to

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Competing Kingdoms – 1/08/17

Competing Kingdoms January 8, 2016 (Epiphany) Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana Text: Matthew 2 While we were out of town, we attended the Boar’s Head Festival at Christ Church Cathedral in Cincinnati.  These over-the-top Christmas pageants have been performed in England since medieval times and at Christ Church,

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New Year’s Journey – 1/04/16

New Year’s Journey January 3, 2016 (Epiphany) Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian Church Text: Matthew 2:1-12 Its morning at the Far East Astrology Center. Balthasar has been up all night with his friends Gaspar and Melchior staring at the heavens. He’s in the kitchen, coffee brewing, when his wife

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