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Holy Land 2018: We have arrived!

"Let us come alive to the Splendor that is all around us, and see the beauty in ordinary things." Thomas Merton After a wild trip through JFK airport, a one hour delay and a 10 hour flight squished like sardines with some really awesome food, we arrived at the Leonardo Plaza in Netanya. We left… Continue reading Holy Land 2018: We have arrived!

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Preparing to go!

Excitement is building as we scurry around campus with last minute details, printing boarding passes, downloading good music, books and movies for our plane ride ahead. Each of us have our own desires and expectations as we embark on this adventure to the Holy Land and we are bringing “all” of ourselves along. Open to… Continue reading Preparing to go!

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Freedom is a by product of Healing!

  The Collect Grant, O merciful God, that your Church, being gathered together in unity by your Holy Spirit, may show forth your power among all peoples, to the glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. Old… Continue reading Freedom is a by product of Healing!

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Healing and Grief in the Aftermath of Orlando

Thank you Pandora Scooter and Queer Speak... Grace and Peace be yours+ Lord, You have taught us that faith as small as a mustard seed can grow into an amazing tree. Today I give you my seed of faith, my seed of healing, my seed of comfort. I place them firmly in the ground of… Continue reading Healing and Grief in the Aftermath of Orlando

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Pentecost 8:00am and 10:00am

May 15,2016 - Allison Burns-LaGreca 10:00 am Allison Burns-LaGreca   The Collect Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the world by the preaching of the Gospel, that it may reach to… Continue reading Pentecost 8:00am and 10:00am

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Christ our Shepherd King

SERMON:   The Collect O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people: Grant that when we hear his voice we may know him who calls us each by name, and follow where he leads; who, with you and the Holy Spirit, lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.… Continue reading Christ our Shepherd King

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Video by Word Live: Psalm 42 and 43

After a very long and frustrating week, especially this day, I find great comfort in this production by Word Live (Psalm 42 and 43) I hope it brings you comfort as well.     Blessings, Allison

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I awoke in the dessert with a belly full of passion and a heart full of fire… Adhering to the whisper I stood tall reaching to the heavens calling upon the oceans to meet me… Faith-filled, I wait for them to reach me but remain Still? I do not… Slowly proceeding… Leaving tracks in the… Continue reading Loved

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Time Cake

If Time was neatly stacked like a seven Layer Cake? Would you start from the bottom or the top? Would you lick the cream, feel the sugar on your tongue and sit in awe of each layer? Would you savour each and every Bite? Would you know each and every flavour or close your eyes… Continue reading Time Cake

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Of who you are-

Dance make dreams happen Create everlasting memories of the heart So, when in time thoughts fade touch recollects the feel of your laughter the depth of your tears the heart of your triumph and the love that made it grow... Play in the rain sow, the gift of your seeds feel the warmth of the… Continue reading Of who you are-