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The peace of God, which surpasses all 
understanding, will guard your hearts 
and your minds in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:7 (NRSV)

Our congregation was shocked when our pastor’s wife, Susan, died unexpectedly at age 55. She had been taking care of her mother out of town, so our pastor immediately left to handle matters. I was asked on a Friday to lead the service on Sunday. I readily accepted, but I...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you for providing comfort and peace to us during challenging times. Help us to do the same for others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 1:1-7

Thought for the Day

How will I be open to God’s message for me today?

Prayer Focus

Someone struggling with a 
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what is it that you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s People and like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”

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