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Posts from November 2020

Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Grace Family: This Gracevine note will cover the next two weeks. We are entering the Thanksgiving and Advent season this coming week, and it is a time of reflecting upon and waiting in anticipation of the transforming love of God. This Sunday, November 22, our scripture passages are Psalm 100 and Ezekiel 34: 11-16. The message is entitled “Hound of Heaven.”…

Surprise

Dear Grace Family: I am writing this Gracevine from Lakeland, as I am handling a matter for the Florida Conference office this week. I look forward to officiating a wedding this weekend. It is the wedding of Ms. Melody Hall, granddaughter of Sherry and Dan Bruce, and Mr. Tyler Rye, son of Tanya and Brian Rye. The wedding is not at Grace,…

Hard Choices

Dear Grace Family: What a week! With the election, the ongoing stresses related to Covid, and the routine challenges associated with daily life, many of us feel overwhelmed. I have found that during such times, I really need to stop at various points throughout my day and remind myself that I need help from God and from other people. God uses short…

All Saints Day

Dear Grace Family: This Sunday is November 1, and we will celebrate All Saints Day in worship. It is important to reflect upon the lives of all those who have entered heaven’s gates during the past year. They are saints not because they lived perfect lives, but because they trusted Christ and attempted to follow his teachings and his life example. As…

On Voting

“Choose some wise, understanding and respected men from each of your tribes, and I will set them over you.” Deuteronomy 1:13 (Please note: While the Old Testament typically uses the male pronouns since this was a patriarchal society, please as you are voting choose the best candidate based on their record and abilities not on whether they are male or female.) This…