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The Sound of Peace - December 1, 2013

Isaiah 2:1-5
Matthew 24:36-44

A hundred years ago the sound of metal banging on metal was likely a familiar sound in most communities as blacksmiths forged tools and mended wheel rims. Today we are more likely to hear pneumatic drills and the roar of engines. They can be loud and shrill, sometimes annoying, sometimes irritating. Metal on metal might well have had the same effect on peoples of an earlier day, yet as it comes to us across the ages in our reading today from the prophet Isaiah it is the sound of peace. Isaiah's vision is shared by the prophet Micah: "They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore." Metal banging on metal is the sound of peace as weapons are turned into farm tools.

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The Power of Trust - November 24, 2013

Jeremiah 23:1-6

It was the first time the boss had come to dinner. The youngest child stared silently at him most of the evening. She watched as he became louder and more domineering and arrogant the more he felt at home. Finally the boss spoke, "Why do you keep looking at me like that?" The child answered, "My Daddy says you are a self-made man." The boss beamed and admitted it was so. The child then asked, "Well, if you are a self-made man, why did you make yourself like that?"

Read more: The Power of Trust - November 24, 2013

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Sunday morning parking at the church is available in the high school parking lot on Third Street across from the church and in the city lots west of the church. These lots are available only on Sunday mornings. A small lot for handicapped parking is available just off of Adams Street on the north side of the church, with an accessible entrance directly into the sanctuary. A lift operates between the Fellowship Hall (3rd Street level) and the Sanctuary . William Sound System Receivers and Headsets are available to assist with hearing problems.

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