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Springing Forward

On Daylight Saving Time, have you ever stayed up to watch the time change? I used to love doing this and it was quite a surreal experience. I would wait in bed into the early hours of the morning, scrolling through my phone. At 2 a.m., as if by magic, I would watch the time skip...
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Sabbath: What Souls are Made For

In God alone my soul can find rest and peace, in God my peace and joy. Only in God my soul can find its rest, find its rest and peace. – from the Taizé Community We have all had those days. Where all your waking hours are filled to the brim with meetings, tasks, checklists,...
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Devotion: Transformation

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you...
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Devotion: Manage

While they were listening to this, he went on to tell them a parable, because he was near Jerusalem and the people thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear at once. He said: “A man of noble birth went to a distant country to have himself appointed king and then to...
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Devotion: Spend

Then He said to them, “Watch out and guard yourself from all types of greed, because one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”  Luke 12:15 This week’s scripture lesson has been like a thorn in my side for a while. Pastor Greg’s sermon helped clarify...
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Devotion: Regard

“He did all this so you would never say to yourself, ‘I have achieved this wealth with my own strength and energy.’ Remember the Lord your God. He is the one who gives you power to be successful, in order to fulfill the covenant he confirmed to your ancestors wit...
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Practicing Faith in All Circumstances

In your life, you may experience change, uncertainty, division and strife. From violence and unrest, to political disputes and family hardships, our struggles have challenged us to find ways to love God and our neighbors. In this time, many of us have asked how we are called to...
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Chicken laying eggs in a barn

Devotion: Do Not Be Weary in Well-Doing

If anyone will not work, let him not eat. For we hear that some of you are living in idleness, mere busybodies, not doing any work. Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work in quietness and to earn their own living. Brethren, do not be...
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A Note on Stewardship

Each week, we come to worship and profess what we believe. While this is a very important spiritual discipline, even more important is how our faith impacts our life. If we claim to believe in a God who has saved us for a purpose, then we probably should act on that purpose. In...
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Pile of glove donations at Barnabas

Growth at Barnabas Community

In 2016, more than 2,000 households registered with Barnabas. Because families register through a head of household it’s difficult for us to track how many utilize the store every month. However, it’s safe to estimate that hundreds, if not thousands of people benefit from...
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Joy in a Shoebox

Last Saturday was a busy day for the Barnabas Community, and not just in the number of folks that came through our door. While there were many people, there was also a special energy, a liveliness in the community that day as hundreds of families with children waited with...
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