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Her Bear Praying by Raymond A. Foss
As our pastor called us
if we wanted to come
coming to the altar rail
bringing him with her

Christmas Bear was with her
nestled between her arms
his arms on the altar rail
between her praying hands

Her bear praying
right beside of me
I wonder how many others noticed
the depth of her belief

Praying for the wife of her teacher
that she would be healed
sharing the prayer with her friend, her bear
praying right there with her.

December 5, 2010
2 Corinthians 4:1-10 (NRSV)
Isaiah 11:1-9 (TEV)
Luke 2:22-32 (TEV)
Luke 2:14 (bulletin cover)
Luke 19:41 (worship theme)
Responsive Prayer
(“Call to Worship #3”,
Year B, Second Sunday of Advent,
December 7, 2008, Order of service written by
the Rev. Nancy Townley, Abingdon author.)
Worship Theme: “If only you knew the way to peace”
and sermon, “Blessed Are the Peacemakers”
by Reverend Huntley Halvorson
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
November 21, 2010
Second Sunday of Advent

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