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Sunday Morning Links  Dear Elmhurst Presbyterian Church Members and Friends -   Good Morning, Friends -   This is the day that the LORD has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it!   Here are the Sunday morning links for you:    ● Our...

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Thought for the Day, June 17, 2020

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY:  Celebrating vs. tolerating. This Saturday is our Drive-thru pride event and parade. We’ll meet at church at 11am to celebrate the wonderful diversity in our world. This year’s PRIDE is special because we want to celebrate our commitment to diversity of all...

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Thought of the Day, June 16, 2020

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY:  Small things. ​Jesus said “​“The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field. It is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is larger than all the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that...

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Thought of the Day, June 15, 2020

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY:  A long obedience. ​Though I don’t agree with everything Nietzsche said, this quote is ponderable and powerful “​The essential thing in ‘heaven and earth’ is that there should be ​a long obedience in the same direction​...

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Thought of the Day, June 14, 2020

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Sunday Morning Links    Dear Elmhurst Presbyterian Church Members and Friends -   Good Morning, Friends -   This is the day that the LORD has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it!   Here are the Sunday morning links for you:   ...

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Thought of the Day, June 10, 2020

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Different soils and seeds. ​One of my favorite parables is the ​PARABLE OF THE SOWER​. In it, we learn of seeds that are planted in different types of soil. In Luke’s version, he actually explains what the parable means (we don’t always get an...

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Thought of the Day, June 8, 2020

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Learning and Growing ​A challenge you can do at home. Friends and colleagues at Myers Park Presbyterian Church have designed a 21 day challenge for reading, listening, watching, and reflecting on anti-racism. It’s a thoughtful way to grow and engage and learn. I...

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Thought for the Day, June 5, 2020

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Trust in the LORD, and do good. ​Yesterday I came across the words of Psalm 37 from an unlikely source. I hadn’t read it in awhile and was moved by some of the phrases in it. Take a look at Psalm 37 ​HERE​.  PRAYER REQUESTS: ​Let’s...

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Thought of the Day, June 4, 2020

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY: ​I have two thoughts for us this morning, friends. First, I’d love for you to take a look at this prayer in a time of anger, unrest, and injustice. It’s from the PCUSA ​HERE​, and it is beautifully stated. Next, though it’s been a...

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Thought of the Day, June 3, 2020

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY: God’s feathers​. God will cover you with feathers, and under God’s wings you will find refuge. Read the rest of Psalm 91 ​HERE​.    PRAYER REQUESTS: ​Let’s pray for: Peace and justice in our city, state, nation and world...

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