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LOVE AND SERVE, a poem for the church from Venezuela

Rev. Obed Juan Vizcaino Najera is a gifted poet, teacher, pastor from Maracaibo, Venezuela. Many times we shared his words in the book Gifts in Open Hands: More Worship Resources for the Global Community. While many around the world are … Continue reading

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Multiplication of Solidarity — A reading of John 6 from Venezuela

Rev. Obed Juan Vizcaíno Nájera of Venezuela tells the story that forms scripture for this Sunday’s preaching and next for those who use the Revised Common Lectionary. Jocelyn Gardner Spencer translates: Multiplication of Solidarity With what will we buy food … Continue reading

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Advent poems from Venezuela

From Juan Damian two poems for Advent! Le estoy enviando según su pedido aportes de Adviento   Saludos Juan SIEMPRE Siempre estás viniendo siempre que te vas siempre estas lejos siempre cerca estás Siempre eres viento siempre en brisa vas siempre … Continue reading

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Poem of a Mother from Venezuela

Obed Juan Vizcaíno Nájera of Venezuela writes incredibly moving and emotionally profound characters from the pages of scripture. His portrayal here of Jesus’ encounter with a woman from another culture, told from her perspective, is powerful for personal reflection and … Continue reading

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Stewardship and Sharing — from Venezuela

Elida Quevedo of Venezuela has created a day’ retreat focused on stewardship and sharing that can be adapted to an evening program or a youth or intergenerational event. She invites creativity with music and with art.  Order for a Retreat … Continue reading

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