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If we walk in the light, as [God] is in the light, we have fellowship with one another. - 1 John 1:7 (NIV)

Even though the memory is over 50 years old, I can recall one particular youth retreat at any time. While I do not remember everything — what songs we sang or who was there — I do remember the surroundings and a certain evening.

A group of us were sitting...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help our love to burn brightly for one another. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 John 4:7-12

Thought for the Day

My faith shines brighter when I am in community with God and others.

Prayer Focus

Youth at summer camp


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Discipleship Pathway

We have small groups and an occasional Sunday class that uses the material for Bible study. We also have a Wednesday night group that reads all four of the lectionary passages and then follows lectio divina methodology in discussing and applying the passages. The Disciplines help in each of these as part of individual devotions but also as material for these group discussions. Our Pastors also preach the lectionary and use Disciplines to help craft the worship experience. It is also a part of our recommended discipleship pathway for all congregants. Many people in the congregation tell me how they love the devotional and it is helping them in their faith walk. Read more...