Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 30

Thanksgiving “Eve” & Blessing of the Breads

On Tuesday, November 25, at 6:30 p.m., we will be gathering for a Thanksgiving Eve service.  It will be a simple service of prayer and giving thanks for the many ways God has blessed us throughout this year.  One special portion of our worship that evening will include a “Blessing of the Breads.”  You are …

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Oct 29

Happenings in Our Church Family

Thank You #1 We are deeply grateful to Pastor Tina and to all our friends at Grace for all the prayers, cards, calls, visits, and emails during Tom’s hospitalization and now as he recuperates. You have made a very difficult time seem less so with all the caring and love that you have shown us. …

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Oct 29

God’s Pie Sunday Recipe

In honor of God’s Pie Sunday, we have a recipe for everyone to enjoy: Nutella Swirled Pumpkin Pie Ingredients: FOR THE CRUST: 1 and 1/2 cups gingersnap cookie crumbs 2 Tablespoons sugar pinch of salt 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled FOR THE FILLING: 3 large eggs, room temperature 15 ounce can pure …

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Oct 29

Strangers in Kenya

Vacation day at the Elephant Orphanage

  It’s been months and months since an update, and since most of you have been partnering with us in this journey for many years, you can guess what rhythms of life we’ve gone through. Graduation in July…then the manic moving of dozens of old Rift Valley Academy (RVA) families out of houses…and then the …

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Oct 28

From the Pastor’s Desk: Who Are You?

who are you?

I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately about identity (for the folks in Bible study this will not come as a surprise!). Think about how many times in the last week or month you have been asked to describe yourself, or give a name to all the intangibles that make you, you. We get asked …

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Oct 27

What’s In the Display case?

The display in November will be a Thanksgiving theme for the season. Here are five strange facts you may not know about Thanksgiving: 1. Since 1934, The Detroit Lions always play on Thanksgiving. 2. The first TV dinner was Thanksgiving leftovers. 3. There are three towns named Turkey in the United States. 4. The first …

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