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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 A Look at Joy Hope requires the stamina of a long-distance runner rather than the desire for [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Katie Snipes LancasterScriptureBy contrast, the fruit of the Spirit islove, joy, peace, patience, kindness,generosity, faithfulness, gentleness,and self-control.There is no law against such things.Galatians 5:22A Look at JoyDesert [mystics] understood that the cultivation of inner freedom was vital to the deepening of their experience of God. As they deepened their interior freedom, [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Monday, October 25, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Philippians 2:1–2 A Look [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Friday, October 22, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully giving thanks. Colossians 1:11 A Look at Joy You who read these words already know this inner Life and [...]

2021-10-22T06:34:59-05:00joy|

Meet our new organist, Eun Joo Ju

Hallelujah and amen! After an extensive search, we have found our musical and spiritual match for the lovely Dobson organ. Sunday, October 31 will be Eun Ju Joo’s official debut as the Kenilworth Union Church organist. Eun Joo received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Hansei University in South Korea, as well an additional [...]

…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we feel before our God because of you? 1 Timothy 3:9 A Look at Joy I've long been struck by the question of why it should be that in Jesus's relatively short [...]

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…and then there was joy, a fall devotional.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Katie Snipes Lancaster Scripture Although I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink; instead I hope to come to you and talk with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete. 2 John 1:2 A Look at Joy The true [...]

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Spotlight on Fourth Grade

The Reverend Christine V. Hides This month we are highlighting a new age level each week, sharing the focus of Sunday school. This week highlights fourth grade. The first part of the fourth grade year is focused on learning to use and study the Bible—which is especially appropriate given that they just received [...]