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In the Crucible of Urgency by Raymond A. Foss
So many peoples
rising together
so many nations
yearning to breathe free

In the crucible of urgency
the power of now
crying for the martyrs
the people who have died

Still hope yet rising
the light yet in view
a path being revealed
that they would be healed, renewed

A voice in the process
all across the region
the people all crying
that they would be free

We must join with them
silent no more
standing with the captives
that their lives would be restored

February 18, 2011
on the transformations of the last 4 weeks -
all the protests in Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain, Tunisia,
Algeria, Libya, Jordan, Iran, etc.
especially the resignation of Hosni Mubarak
February 11, 2011
and the jubilance today in Tahrir Square today
versus the bloodshed in Bahrain
February 18, 2011
hearing claim by President Obama 2/15/2011
in a news conference that when history books tell it
we will be seen as being on the right side of history
in how the United States responded
Post on Twitter by Wael Ghonim
“Our Revolution was like Wikipedia”
February 14, 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
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

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