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Beers, Hymns, Community Together

Last night we hosted our first Beers and Hymns at Right Brain Brewery in Traverse City.  This was by no means an original idea as other churches and bodies have done this in various places across the country and even … Continue reading

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better together

I have been thinking a lot lately about the need for conversation and dialogue with people from different faiths and religious traditions.  I count myself quite luck to know many folks from different faiths and feel that I learn from … Continue reading

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Harvest Living

“You are alive in everything you do.”   These are the words of May Erlewine who I happen to consider one of the most amazing musicians around. I am also blessed to call her a friend and someone who continues to inspire me through … Continue reading

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get real

I had the joy of drinking a Chocolate Chai at Brew this morning while meeting with a friend.  I love this place- a wonderful place to hang out, to work, to drink coffee or wine or beer and also has … Continue reading

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belong

We need to belong.  Sure, on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs it is not at the top of the list or at the bottom as one of the most fundamental needs we have- but we need to belong. One of the … Continue reading

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This is my body

When we celebrate communion the following words or something like them are usually said, “In the night in which he was betrayed, our Lord Jesus took bread, gave thanks, broke it and gave it to his disciples saying take and … Continue reading

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Communities Colliding

Last week Advent became the venue for Sola Gratia as it does each month.  The church building (an old, too small, renovated fire garage- yes the place they used to park the fire engines in-, multi-purpose space became the place where a … Continue reading

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