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Simon answered, “Master, we have worked all night long but have caught nothing. Yet if 
you say so, I will let down the nets.” - Luke 5:5 (NRSV)

Our church recently lost one of its matriarchs. Over the course of her long life, Liz was an important mentor to many in our church. Many years ago, shortly after we had joined the church, Liz approached me about becoming the chair of the stewardship committee. I wasn’t sure I...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help me to step out in faith when you call me to serve. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 5:1-11

Thought for the Day

How is God asking me to step out of my comfort zone?

Prayer Focus

For new opportunities to serve


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Jesus is speaking to us . . .

"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE