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Posts from November 2015

Signs of Hope

John DeBevoise preached a sermon about “Hope” on the first Sunday in Advent, November 29, 2015. Scripture teaches us that: Hope comes from an unexpected place Hope is something we do not create; despite our efforts Here are pictures provided by our congregation that represent Hope around us. You can submit more to john@palmaceia.org #signsofhope

Thanksgiving Eve Service

Thanksgiving Day Blessing

“Lord God, our maker, as you feed the birds of the air and clothe the flowers of the field, so you nurture and build us up by your steadfast love. You have promised that you will provide. So this day of gratitude, we come before you with songs of thanksgiving. When our hearts are filled…

Stewardship Season by Nicole Abdnour

Dear Friends, Throughout the fall the lectionary readings have had us journeying through Mark’s Gospel where Jesus, on more than one occasion, has looked towards children to teach the disciples about faithfulness and a life of discipleship. This past Sunday, the children of PCPC have modeled for us generosity and acts of giving from a…

Stewardship Season by David Bonnema

Dear Friends, Stewardship season is one of my favorite times of year. That might sound odd, because nobody likes talking about money! But really, I love stewardship season, and here’s why: 1) I love this season because it gives the church a chance to look back on all that God has done through PCPC in…

Fall Days Prayer

O God, thou who gives us the capacity for wonder and the sight to see the beauty that surrounds us; we praise you for the beauty of these fall days and for the gift of this glorious week. May this renewing weather be a reminder to us that the Holy Spirit is with us to…

Veterans Day Prayer

Veterans Day Prayer by Rabbi Dr. Laurence Milder Compassionate God, Source of Mercy, we pay tribute to those who have served our country, to express our gratitude for their courage and selflessness, both those among us today and those of generations past. This nation, built by those born of this soil and those who have…

A Prayer for a Thursday in November

Loving God,  In you we live and move and have our being;  Guide and govern us today by your Holy Spirit,  so that in all the opportunities, cares and occupations of our day we may not forget you, but may remember that we are ever walking in your sight; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

#AskIt

The Parable of the Sower explains that one of the reasons why people do not accept the word of God is because they do not understand it. Matthew 13:19 “When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what is sown in the heart; this is what…