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Thought for the Day, July 31, 2020

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Thought of the Day: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Amen. POP IN FOR PRAYER, PEOPLE, AND POPSICLES AUGUST 5 & 19 -- 7:00 - 8:00 PMBring Your Lawn chairs and water bottles! We had such a...

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Thought for the Day, July 29, 2020

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Thought of the Day: Wonder. As I prepare to deliver a sermon on Science and Faith, I’ve been thinking a lot about wonder. What are the laws of the universe that cause you to be filled with wonder? Sometimes I like to listen to physicists and other scientist who are talking about things I...

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Thought for the Day, July 28, 2020

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Thought of the Day: Mini Sabbath. I may have mentioned this to you before, but it’s worth repeating… We talk about having a Sabbath day out of every week, but what about a Sabbath “moment” out of the day? For my family, it’s been enjoying some of the nature all...

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Thought for the Day, July 27, 2020

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Thought of the Day: The Daughters of Zelphehad - This past Sunday we heard from many in our congregation about women who had been meaningful in their lives of faith as we heard the Daughters of Zelophehad text. Awhile ago, I wrote THIS article about that text which was included in THIS book...

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Thought for the Day, July 26, 2020

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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 for today, July 26, 2020. ● Our service link is HERE● The scripture reading is Numbers...

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Thought of the Day, July 23, 2020

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Thought of the Day: Prayers for children and adults As someone who writes prayers and lessons for children and families a lot, I’m often distilling big concepts in to their smaller, easier roots for children tounderstand. I’ve found this to be a useful spiritual practice as well. If...

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Thought of the Day, July 22, 2020

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Thought of the Day: Letting nature speak. I know I’ve said this before, but nature has been such a help during COVID for me. Seeing how a lot of the plant and animal life around us goes on as normal is calming and causesa sense of balance and normalcy. It’s great to see so many...

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Thought of the Day, July 21, 2020

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Thought of the Day: Letting nature speak. I know I’ve said this before, but nature has been such a help during COVID for me. Seeing how a lot of the plant and animal life around us goes on as normal is calming and causesa sense of balance and normalcy. It’s great to see so many...

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Thought for the Day, July 20, 2020

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Thought of the Day: Christmas in July: Saint Nicholas:You’ve probably heard the song “Jolly Old Saint. Nicholas,” about the man who comes down the chimney and puts presents in the stockings, but have you heard about Saint. Nicholas, the man who lived in modern-day Turkey 250...

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Thought for the Day, July 19, 2020

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Sunday Morning LinksDear 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 for today, July 19, 2020. ● Our service link is HERE ● The scripture...

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