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THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

May 17, 2019: This Sunday, May 19, at Walnut Hill Church… SPRING POTLUCK Blessed Are…,10am, Trinity Hall Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness… We continue our exploration of the Beatitudes (Matt 5:1-12) with conversation around the 4th beatitude, Blessed are  those who hunger and thirst for righteousness…, including commentary by Cynthia Bourgeault. Confirmation Study, 10am, Trinity Hall Youth gather to explore their relationship to God and the Church. Morning Worship, 11am, Sanctuary Sermon - And There Was…

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Greetings to all!

May 5, 2015: We are in the midst of several Sundays considering Jesus’ Beatitudes (Matt 5:1-12) during the 10am hour (see below). It is not too late to share in rediscovering, or discovering for the first time, these extraordinary teachings of Jesus. Cynthia Bourgeault, spiritual author/teacher, comments… If you were raised Christian, you are probably familiar with the beatitudes. They’re one of the “top three” texts that you get to memorize in Sunday school.  These eight short sayings lay out…

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THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

May 10, 2019: This Sunday, May 12, at Walnut Hill Church… Mother’s Day Blessed Are…10am, Trinity Hall Blessed are the meek… We continue our exploration of the Beatitudes (Matt 5:1-12) with conversation regarding the saying “Blessed are the meek…,” including the comments of Pope Francis. What does it mean to be “meek?”  What do the meek “inherit?” Confirmation Study, 10am, Trinity Hall Youth gather to explore their relationship to God and the Church. Morning Worship, 11am, Sanctuary Sermon - A Beautiful…

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Greetings to all!

May 8, 2019: In light of Mother’s Day upcoming (May 12) and the occasion to celebrate and give thanks for those women who have nurtured us in our living, consider this adaptation of a poem by Maya Angelou as found in the book, Woman Prayers. I have so much I can teach her And pull out of her. I would say you might encounter defeats But you must never be defeated. I would teach her to love a lot. Laugh a lot…

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The Third Sunday of Easter

May 3,2019: This Sunday, May 5, at Walnut Hill Church…. Blessed Are…, 10am, Trinity Hall   Blessed are they that mourn…   Our exploration of the Beatitudes (Matt 5:1-12) continues as we consider the second beatitude, “Blessed are they that mourn…,” with particular attention to an interpretation by the late Clarence Jordan, a co-founder of Koinonia Farm. Nursery care available for young children. Confirmation Study, 10am, Trinity Hall   Youth gather to explore their relationship to God and the Church. Morning Worship,…

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Greetings to all!

May 1, 2019: The first Thursday in May is traditionally observed as the National Day of Prayer. While observances vary from place to place, it is an appropriate day to pause for a moment to reflect upon and offer prayer for our life together as a nation. Indeed, there is much for which to give thanks, as well as much regarding which to be concerned. Such is the nature of our life together.  Consider this prayer for your use… Almighty…

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Sunday at Walnut Hill Church

April 26, 2019: This Sunday, April 28, at Walnut Hill Church… THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER Blessed Are…, 10am, Trinity Hall Blessed are the Poor in Spirit… We begin our exploration of Jesus' Beatitudes (Matthew 5) with reflection on what it might mean to be "poor in spirit," and why the "kingdom of heaven" might belong to such  persons. Confirmation Study, 10am, Trinity Hall Youth continue exploring faith and their relationship to God and the Church. Morning Worship, 11am, Sanctuary…

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Walnut Hill Church Weekly Letter

April 24, 2019: Greetings to all!The Easter Sunday violence in Sri Lanka was a horrific expression of the deep animosities between peoples based on ethnicity, religion, politics and the like. The message of Easter Sunday is a response to such violence even as the Resurrection of Jesus was a response to the Crucifixion. On that firstEaster Sunday, God answered hatred and death with love and life.  May our response to this most recent example of hatred and death, and others,…

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