Resident Thoughts

You Better Be Ready, with +Maggie Foote

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I hope that your new year has gotten off to a great start! For me, the new year is always a time of reflection and also looking forward.  One of the most meaningful times of reflection that I’ve ever had was during seminary when I took a class called “Ministry …

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Come and see

2 Epiphany Year A, MLKJ weekend Listen to Maggie’s Sermon “Rabbi, where are you staying?” “Come and see.” Come and see. In these three short and seemingly insignificant words we hear the call of the first disciples. Andrew and Simon were seeking something that they knew they could only find …

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Welcoming the Stranger

Hosea 1:2-10 Psalm 85 Colossians 2:6-19 Luke 11:1-13 Introduction: Maggie Foote, new resident here, I’m really excited to be with you, and am grateful for the warm welcome I have already received. I think this is an interesting time to be joining a new community, with all of the buzz …

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“That’s just the way it is.”

Jeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71:1-6 Hebrews 12:18-29 Luke 13:10-17 A black mother tells her young black son before he goes out to meet friends to take off his hoodie so he doesn’t appear dangerous to someone with a gun.  “Why?” he asks. “That’s just the way it is.” A single mother …

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