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Tuesday Notes

By | General News, Tuesday Notes

 Dear First Pres Family,  Most of us have had glimpses of a spelling bee a time or two. A few of us have undoubtedly participated. You probably know the drill: a word is first pronounced, then defined and finally, read in a sentence. The contestant may ask the etymology/origin as…

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Tuesday Notes

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Church Family, There is a big difference between being grateful and expressing gratitude.  It is one thing to feel thankful; it is something else entirely to articulate that feeling to God. In the passage from Luke 17 that we studied on Sunday morning, ten men were healed by Jesus. Without…

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Tuesday Notes

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Church Family, What if your doctor told you that she had a prescription to give you that would cause you to sleep better at night? And what if she told you that same medicine would create higher levels of contentment and personal happiness in your life? And what if she…

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Tuesday Notes

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Church Family, trans·for·ma·tion – tran(t)sfərˈmāSH(ə)n noun. “A dramatic change or metamorphosis” On Sunday morning we saw the complete transformation that faith in Jesus Christ brought to the life of the Apostle Paul. After an encounter with Jesus Christ, Paul’s life changed. And it wasn’t just his doctrine, it wasn’t just…

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Tuesday Notes

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Church Family, As people of faith, we ask “Why” questions all the time.  For example: Why does our good God allow so much suffering in this world? Why do the wicked prosper? Why hasn’t my prayer request been answered? Why is my job search taking so long? Why are we…

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Calling all Brass Players

By | Adults, Family, General News, Student Ministries, Worship

A brass ensemble will help lead worship on Sunday, December 16 at the 9am service. This is a multi-generational group with experienced players as well as youth who are new to playing a brass instrument (trumpet, cornet, French Horn, trombone, baritone, tuba). The rehearsal is Saturday, December 15. Please contact Rob Colten (rob.colten@gmail.com or 630-653-6926)…

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