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Preparing for Worship - July 5, 2020

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE: We will worship in person (temporarily at Christ Community Church in Franklin) and via live stream at 9am. NOTE: Our Adult Sunday School Class will meet via live stream at 6pm. Please click here for important details, including a campus map of Christ Community Church. The following links will enable you to join us for our Worship and Sunday Sch...

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When Prayer Is Hard

I mentioned Sunday in my sermon that prayer is sometimes hard. Why is that? Here are a few reasons to consider:Sin and Shame.Sometimes prayer is hard because we are aware of our sin, and we are ashamed andtrying to avoid God. Like Adam and Eve in the Garden, we try to cover our sins ourselves, and we hide from God when he pursues us. If this is what is keeping you from him...

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Preparing for Worship - June 28, 2020

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE: We will worship in person (temporarily at Christ Community Church in Franklin) and via live stream at 9am. NOTE: Our Adult Sunday School Class will meet via live stream at 6pm. Please click here for important details, including a campus map of Christ Community Church. The following links will enable you to join us for our Worship and Sunday Sch...

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Pastoral Letter Wine in Communion

Since All Saints Presbyterian Church began, we have celebrated the Lord's Supper on a weekly basis and used gluten free bread and wine as our elements. While none of these aspects of our observance of the Lord's Supper are totally unique, they are somewhat unusual among churches in our denomination (Presbyterian Church in America). At times, visitors and members ask questi...

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Praying with the Saints

I suspect few things can induce shame in a Christian as quickly as a pastor bringing up the subject of prayer. Few evangelical Christians would say they believe they pray enough. Some of that is because many don't really understand what prayer is. Others may feel guilty or inadequate because they sense the importance of prayer and can't imagine that they pray as often as t...

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Preparing for Worship - June 21, 2020

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE: We will worship in person (temporarily at Christ Community Church in Franklin) and via live stream at 9am. NOTE: Our Adult Sunday School Class will meet via live stream at 6pm. Please click here for important details, including a campus map of Christ Community Church. The following links will enable you to join us for our Worship live stream th...

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Preparing for Worship - June 14, 2020

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE: We will worship in person (temporarily at Christ Community Church in Franklin) and via live stream at 9am. NOTE: Our Adult Sunday School Class has been canceled for this week only. Please click here for important details, including a campus map of Christ Community Church. The following links will enable you to join us for our Worship live strea...

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Important COVID-19 Update from All Saints

Beginning Sunday, June 7, we will resume worshiping together in person. We will also continue to live stream our worship services for those who are not comfortable returning to in-person worship. All the information you need to worship with us, both in person and via live stream, can be found below. IMPORTANT: If you haven't already done so, please make sure to read the g...

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Preparing for Worship - June 7, 2020

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE: Beginning Sunday, June 7, we will worship in person (temporarily at Christ Community Church in Franklin) and via live stream at 9am. Our Adult Sunday School Class will meet at 6pm via live stream. Please click here for important details, including a campus map of Christ Community Church. The following links will enable you to join us for our Su...

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Checking In

We are nearly finished with two months worth of daily family worship. How are things going? I hope that whatever your answerwhether you have been faithfully gathering daily as a family,or it's been hit or missyou have been blessed by the practice. If you haven't decided to join us in this practice, I hope you will soon!Remember, the goal is to take just a few minutes each ...

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Guidelines for Post-Quarantine Ministry

All Saints Presbyterian ChurchGuidelines for Post-Quarantine Ministry Introduction The following guidelines describe hownot whenwe will return to worship. We will take a phased approach, and this document only describes Phase One. Phase Two will be some sort of advance on Phase One, with additional ministries returning to normal. However, it is unclear at this time what ...

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Worshiping in Person Soon!

It feels like such a long time since we worshiped in person as a congregation! I'm very happy to announce that Christ Community Church in Franklin has generously offered to let us use some of their space to worship on Sunday mornings! We will begin June 7. Worship will begin at 10:00 a.m. and we are asking everyone to arrive between 8:45and 9:00 a.m.Who should join us? Wha...

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