Tag: weekly message


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Mar 2021
Ups and Downs

I’m going to begin today with a prayer and then write about “ups and downs.” Prayer: God of hope and healing, comfort those who mourn, especially those affected by the shootings in Atlanta this week. We pray for healing for the injured, whether that injury is in body or spirit. Help us, God, as individuals and as a nation to bring an end to the violence that ravages the lives of your people. We earnestly pray in Jesus’ name. Amen One of the characteristics of this last year is ups and downs.......

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A Year

A Year

  Almost 525,600 minutes since March 15, 2020, when we closed our buildings for in-person worship and other gatherings. The song “Seasons of Love” from the stage musical Rent asks, “How do you measure...


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Blessings

Blessings

  Art and I are so happy to announce the arrival of our grandson, Harrison Linden Halla-Ragland, born to our son, David, and his wife, Michelle, and big brother, Helios, on Wednesday, Feb. 10...


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Rain

Rain

After a memorable 2020, January 2021 has been memorable as well. Long-awaited rain fell in Tucson this past week, showing itself as snow on the mountains, creating beauty and relief to a very parched...


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What Lasts?

What Lasts?

  This Sunday, Jan. 24, we continue our sermon series “Grounded in Love” with a message called “The Greatest is Love,” drawing from the last verses of I Corinthians 13 and also from portions...


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