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All People Under Dictatorship by Raymond A. Foss

Our hands on history
the prints of our nations
all people under dictatorship
able to ask questions

Where were we before
when they were under oppression
why did we stand with
those who stood on their backs

What can we do
now that history is changing
rapid transitions
as the people demand freedom

Needing to be like Jesus
standing with the downtrodden
liberation of the captives
all to breathe free

Shining our light
into that darkness
offering solidarity
a sense of community

All of these people
our sisters and brothers
we must wake up
and side with the people
shaking off their shackles
that they may be free

February 13, 2011
Post on Twitter by Wael Ghonim
“This is Revolution 2.0: No one was a hero because everyone was a hero.”
February 13, 2011
Post on Twitter by Wael Ghonim
“Urgently I need a final list of all the detainees.
Please can someone point me to the most updated list?”
February 13, 2011
on the transformations of the last 4 weeks and
especially the resignation of Hosni Mubarak
February 11, 2011
and see
A Prayer for the People of Egypt (February 3, 2011)
by Safiyah Fosua
Matthew 5:13-20 (NRSV)
(and Matthew 5:1-12, Beatitudes)
John 6:51 (Call to Worship)
Isaiah 58.6-12 (NRSV)
John 13:34-35 and Ephesians 4:4-6
(“They'll Know We Are Christians by Our Love”, The Faith We Sing #2223)
Micah 6:8
(“We Are Called”, The Faith We Sing #2172)
Call to Worship (John 6:51)
Prayer of Confession
Prayer of Dedication
Worship Theme: “A Meal for All People”
and sermon, “Salty Christians”
by Reverend Huntley Halvorson
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
February 6, 2011
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Scout Sunday

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