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New years Greetings from Roofs for the Roofless in Chenai, India

Chandran D.S. Devanesen wrote this and it was 1982. Some of his language would be different now, but the world has not much changed: Once again as Christmas approaches my thoughts are stirred as I reflect on the meaning of … Continue reading

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New Years Words from Venezuela

This is the gift of *Rev. Obed Juan Vizcaíno Nájera ofMaracaibo – Venezuela. I am so grateful. Translation is Katie Fiegenbaum. *GIFTS* They will go with the last minutes of the old year— those deeply lived experiences, dreams fulfilled, words … Continue reading

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New Year’s blessing from Australia

Christine MacDowall sent this Christmas greeting to friends and it serves to bless us all for 2017. She writes, “The magnolia outside my church is blossoming right now. It was planted in 1928 when the church was opened.” She is … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve (Ecclesiastes 3:1-13) A version for those of us chronologically advantaged …

For everything there is a season, but my joints creak a lot in the winter. The time to be born is the distant past, and it’s time I think about improving what gets written in my obituary. There’s a time … Continue reading

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Prayer for the New Year — From the Psalms to the Cloud

It seems strange to be posting for New Years worship before we have had Christmas Eve and I will return to Christmas tomorrow, but knowing that many must create Sunday worship for next week, I share from the new book, … Continue reading

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