Posts with the tag “devotions”

Video Devotion from Pastor Laurie
April 7th, 2020
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by Noël Foulk
Devotion for April 4
April 4th, 2020
Another music focused devotion for your weekend, from Anthony Spain:In 1994 the struggling record label Angel records released a CD of chant by the Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos. The CD ...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Devotion for April 3
April 3rd, 2020
“The only opportunity you will ever have to live by faith is in the circumstances you are provided this very day: this house you live in, this family you find yourself in, this job you have been given...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Walk & Pray
April 2nd, 2020
I walk everywhere in the city. Any city. You see everything you need to see in a lifetime. Every emotion. Every condition. Every fashion. Every glory. —Maira KalmanToday – another short devotional vid...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Video Devotional for April 1
April 1st, 2020
Today's devotional is a link to a video devotional on Spiritual Practices during COVID-19 that UPC filmed for our congregations.PS - Spoiler alert - I've been listening to the Lord of the Rings as I w...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Devotions for March 31
March 31st, 2020
Today's devotion is written by Stacy Kutz, who sent it to our High School and College Students and shares it today with all of us:March Madness: CancelledDisneyland: ClosedClasses: Online or cancelled...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Watch and Pray, The fifth Week of Lent
March 30th, 2020
Satan dreads nothing but prayer.His one concern is to keep the saints from praying.He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion.He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wi...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy & Music
March 28th, 2020
"The most valuable thing the Psalms do for meis to express the same delight in Godwhich made David dance."                                                      – CS Lewis It is Saturday, and that mea...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy & Connections
March 27th, 2020
Happiness depends on happenings;joy depends on Christ.  I was filled with joy by images of some of our oldest and youngest members this week (photos below). Three are of Bill and Lois Batts. In a Face...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy & Forgiveness
March 26th, 2020
Joy is that deep settled confidencethat God is in control of every area of my life.                                                                    – Paul Sailhamer This morning’s reflection is so...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy & Dragons
March 25th, 2020
If it seems a childish thing to do,do it in remembrance that you are a child.                                                  – Frederick Buechner There is a saying in theater – never share the stage...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy & Gratitude
March 24th, 2020
When was the last time you laughed for the sheer joy of your salvation?People are not attracted to somber doctrines.There is no persuasive power in a gloomy and morbid religion.Let the world see your ...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner
Joy, The Fourth Week of Lent
March 23rd, 2020
Where others see but the dawn coming over the hill, I see the soul of God shouting for joy.—William Blake The fourth Sunday in Lent is my favorite. It is Laetare Sunday. Laetare means "Rejoice" in Lat...  Read More
by Laurie Brenner