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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The Crazy Experiment (Pentecost – 5/20/18)

The Crazy Experiment May 20th, 2018 (Pentecost) Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Acts 2 Every time I read the Luke’s account of Pentecost I wonder what it was like for those disciples who’d experienced it.  What was it like to be in that room with the sound like a rushing wind? 

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Act – 05/13/18

World As It Should Be Act May 13, 2018 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Luke 24:44-53 After Jesus’ resurrection the disciples remain together.  I find this sort of amazing.  They’ve lost the day-to-day leadership of their leader.  They’re in danger of arrest by religious and secular authorities alike.  Why not get

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Pray – 05/05/18

World As It Should Be Pray May 6, 2018 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Matthew 6:9-13 “Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven” God’s kingdom: the place where all have their daily bread the place where sins are forgiven, where the forgiven in turn

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Listen – 4/29/18

The World As It Should Be Listen April 29, 2018 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana; First United Presbyterian, EP Text: Acts 8:26-40 An angel of the Lord said to Philip … and Philip listens. A few years ago a friend of mine, Jason Storbakken started a bible study

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Freedom – 04/22/18

The World As It Should Be Freedom April 22, 2018 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana; First United Presbyterian, EP Text: Ephesians 2:1-10 So last week I shared with you a story – from the novel Wonder by R.J. Palacio – about a boy named Auggie and his friend

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Violation – 05/15/18

World as It Should Be Violation April 15, 2017 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana; First United Presbyterian, EP Text: Acts 3:12-23; Romans 8:15-20; Genesis 3:1-19 Two Jewish men, Peter and John, followers of a Jewish rabbi named Jesus, walk into the Jewish temple for daily Jewish prayers.  At

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Belonging – 04/08/18

The World As It Should Be Belonging April 8, 2018 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana & First United Presbyterian, EP Text: John 20:19-29 The first time Jesus appears to his disciples Thomas isn’t there.  He’s gone out.  Perhaps he was in charge of picking up dinner.  Perhaps they

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