Posts from August 2017

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Help with Harvey and SING!

by commdir@coee.org

“Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.”  Psalm 95:1 Dear Friends: Please accept my apologies for this week’s delay in getting you the Hump Day message. Hurricane Harvey and our responsibility in helping in the recovery is on our hearts, minds and souls. Keep more »

Learn, Grow, Teach!

by commdir@coee.org

“Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.”  Deuteronomy 11:19 Dear Friends: We’re blessing backpacks on Sunday in 10:00 a.m. worship. All are invited to bring along whatever they carry to receive God’s blessing. more »

Rare Occurrences

by commdir@coee.org

“Immediately after the suffering of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light…”  Matthew 24:29 Dear Friends: This weekend we have some rare occurrences.First, in worship we’ll look at Matthew’s gospel and learn of Jesus being trumped by a desperate woman as she pleads with Jesus to cure her more »

Opposition

by commdir@coee.org

“All of these new things are from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and who gave us the ministry of reconciliation…” 2 Corinthians 5:18 Dear Friends: Our Diocesan Bishops, Shannon, Susan and Ted, will be in Charlottesville on Saturday to join in the non-confrontational and prayerful opposition to the Unite the Right rally. more »

Inquirers Want to Know

by commdir@coee.org

“As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed and his clothes flashed white like lightening.” Luke 9:29 Dear Friends: There are all kinds of ways to picture Jesus. On a mountain top praying; surrounded by questionable characters; sitting rabbinic style teaching; feeding thousands of hungry folks; extending a healing touch; preaching the kingdom more »