Treasure Box

During Children’s Time on February 19, 2017, I gave each of our children a Treasure Box where they could gather up reminders of what they treasure:  what they cherish, value and hold most dear.  The box included the information below to help them think about what they might include in…

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Star Words – Epiphany 2017

I recently came across an interesting Epiphany tradition that a number of churches have been using.  It is called Star Words.  Each year, on Epiphany Sunday, each worshiper randomly selects a star shaped piece of paper upon which a word has been written.  This becomes the person’s “Star Word” for…

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Advent Calendar 2016

Advent Calendars are a wonderful way to prepare our hearts and lives to celebrate the great good news of Christ’s birth.  This Advent Calendar was created and designed by Rev. Thomas Mousin and Rev. Merry Waters who have collaborated on creating illustrated Advent Calendars for nearly 30 years.  Thomas is…

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Blessing the Ordinary

Nourishing the Spirit will be a blog that shares poems, prayers, quotes and photos intended to nourish our spirits.  We pray these blog posts will be a blessing to all.  In our first post we offer this blessing from Jan Richardson, writer, artist and ordained minister in the United Methodist Church.  Check out…

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