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A New Thing, as at the Beginning by Raymond A. Foss

A page from ancient scripture
which set their feet in motion
again calling, us to worship
a new thing, as at the beginning
action not institutions
buildings of brick and stone

Going as a verb, a living thing
church in real lives
connecting with real people
so we are meant to be
out of our pews
speaking his good news
changing lives
by the things we say and do

July 11, 2010
Acts of the Apostles
Isaiah 43:18-21
Genesis 1:1-2:4
(read responsively by the congregation,
speaking the words of God)
John 13:34-35 (Call to Worship)
Worship Theme: “Church is a verb, not a noun.”
and sermon, “Changing the Dictionary, Changing Lives”
by Reverend Huntley Halvorson
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
July 11, 2010
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

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