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Midweek Worship this Wednesday July 24


Dear Friends,

Come join us this Wednesday night at 7 PM for outdoor worship. Feel free to use our benches or bring a favorite lawn chair. We always have the option of moving indoors to our worship space if the weather is too hot or wet.  However, we have been blessed with great weather almost every time we have gathered on Wednesdays through the years and the forecast for this Wednesday looks great!

This  simple Service of Holy Communion will have it's own acoustic music, a spoken liturgy, and different readings and message from Sunday mornings. This summer we will be focusing on "Stories We Think We Know."  These are very familiar stories from Genesis that many of us learned in Sunday School and even many non-church people would recognize.  However, we are going to focus less on the events of the story and more on the context of the first writers, readers, and hearers of these stories.  We are going to ask the following questions:  What was at stake for them when these stories were written?  What is at stake for us today? This week we will look at the strange story of the Tower of Babel.  We hope you can join us Wednesday night.

See you in church!

Peace,

Pastor Mueller




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