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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! PLANET For the Love of Earth Perhaps the most compelling reason to change our ways is that Earth needs our help. In our responsibility to respond, might we unite in common cause?…Read Full Article From Yes!magazine PRAYER […]

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Prayers of Gratitude


by Donna Sinclair I have a scattered approach to prayer. I think I am like many people; I mostly pray when I am in distress. I am good at praying at three o’clock in the morning when I wake up worried about one child or another. I am pretty good at praying when I am […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT This Earth Day, Share the Many Faces of Climate Change It is almost time for Earth Day, Monday, April 22, and this year’s theme is The Face of Climate Change. To help put a human face […]

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Words for the Congregation


by David Sparks It was my turn to offer the pastoral prayer in our church on Sunday and I wondered how the prayer in Pastoral Prayers to Share Year C would work out in practice. The Monday before the service, I looked at the prayer for the third Sunday after Epiphany and found that it […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Taking Christ Out of the Christmas Celebration Most people associate this deeply religious holiday with a time to eat, drink and spend up big at the shops…Read Full Article From Adelaidenow ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Canada Reads […]

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Why should I bother with pastoral prayers?


by David Sparks I was going through one of my “Why should I bother with pastoral prayers?” phases recently when a voice deep inside me reminded me that it wasn’t me that was the issue here. The prayers offered on Sunday morning are for all the people of the church. It is their concerns, their […]

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