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Preparation for a Service of the Baptismal Covenant

A Conversation about the Meaning, Symbolism and Responsibility of┬áBaptism One of the great privileges that I have as a United Methodist preacher is offering the sacrament of Christian baptism to individuals and families connected with the local church. I like to meet with the individual or family in advance of the service to hear their […]

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Words for a Holy Meal

I have heard these words from those who were officiating at Holy Communion, but for some reason had not realized that they were from scripture until recently. They are beautiful and true. “Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread […]

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GracePoint Community/United Methodist Church

I have heard rumors about what has happened / is happening at GracePoint Community Church and GracePoint United Methodist Church and have sought to compile the story as best as I can. Posts in chronological order: @gpwichita tweet from Sunday afternoon GracePoint Community Church GracePoint United Methodist Church Sunday Setlist … March 1, 2009 GP […]