New IN: Worship

I am searching for a collection of benedictions for worship. Got any ideas? 

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Because in that moment when I felt like a total and complete failure, she gave me a new a brand new outlook. She wanted to hangout with me even if it meant changing her own pace to go my speed. 

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Friendship CRC in Byron Center, Michigan is seeking applicants for the position of Choir Conductor.

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This book came out of my experience as a missionary in Latin America and is a reflection on the big difference that occurs in the world economy, and what a Christian should think and do about it. 

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Harderwyk Ministries is currently searching for our next worship leader and coordinator of community for the Watershed services. 

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To use an overworked metaphor, our lives are a journey. A journey where we are constantly becoming. We are becoming either more who we were meant to be or less. 

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IN: Deacons, IN: Elders

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Is it prudent or is it appropriate for the body of Elders to reverse a decision made by full Council?

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When people around us begin to struggle with faith, what's our response? Are we standing on the pier shouting, “Read your Bible" or are we willing to dive in for the difficult, slow work of helping someone sort through their faith?

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Used Grey Psalter Hymnals available to any church that needs them. 100+ hymnals available. Contact

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