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Anointed for this purpose by Raymond A. Foss

Not some random act of fate
some cosmic coincidence
each of us sent to the earth
as was the son, the Christ

Each of us anointed
for a specific purpose of God
each of us commissioned
before we breathed the air

To use the gifts we are given
to share with the whole world
the love of God come to the earth
the good news of Christ
God who died, that we may live

June 11, 2010
seeing earlier poems in Google search string,
“thou anointest my head with oil”
inspired Psalm 23 and by sermon by Pastor Ruth L. Foss
“The Good Shepherd”
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
August 30, 2009

Psalm 30:5
Psalm 27:7-31:5
Heartlight’s Straight Through Bible Study
for June 11, 2010, read June 11, 2010

Galatians 1:11-24
1 Kings 17:8-16
Psalm 146:1-5 (Call to Worship)
Prayer of Dedication:
“Abundant God, we thank you for the jars of our lives
that are constantly being filled. We offer our gifts to you,
that others may know of your abundance and grace.
Fill the hungry with good things. Lift up the oppressed.
Watch over the stranger and comfort the lonely.
Through our gifts, may we do likewise.
In the name of Christ the Comforter, we pray. Amen”
Worship Theme: “How do our lives attract or detract people”
and sermon, “The Proof Is In the Pudding”
by Pastor Ruth L. Foss
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
June 6, 2010
Second Sunday after Pentecost

after reading
Mission Statement of First Congregational Church of Pembroke, UCC
“The mission of our church is to follow God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit,
spreading the legacy of faith and fellowship to all we meet in word and deed.”

Matthew 28:18-20
the Great Commission

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