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Bulletin for Sunday, September 19, 2021

WELCOME TO ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 223 West College Avenue, Bluffton, OH   45817 September 19, 2021 Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost  Rev. Katherine Beckett (567-226-1009)  Church (419-358-5641) E-mail:      blufftonstjohnsucc@gmail.com Website:    http://www.blufftonstjohns.com ______________________________ No matter who you are or where … Continue reading

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First in Caring Mark 9:30-37

Just Peace Sunday It has been said that in Africa, a traditional greeting and response is,”How are the children?” and “The children are well.” “How are the children?” is not a way to inquire about the particular youth in one’s … Continue reading

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Worship Service Sunday, September 12, 2021

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Bulletin for Sunday, September 12, 2021

WELCOME TO ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 223 West College Avenue, Bluffton, OH   45817 September 12, 2021 Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost  Rev. Katherine Beckett (567-226-1009)  Church (419-358-5641) E-mail:      blufftonstjohnsucc@gmail.com Website:    http://www.blufftonstjohns.com ______________________________ No matter who you are or where … Continue reading

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Who Are You Jesus? Mark 8:27-38

Faith Formation Sunday The word “mandala” means a “special circle.” In many different countries people create mandalas as a way of praying or showing something about their beliefs. Some doctors have their patient make a mandala to help them express … Continue reading

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Worship Service for Sunday, September 5, 2021

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Be Opened Mark 7:24-37

A woman comes to Jesus, asking for healing. Because this woman does not follow the same religion as Jesus and his followers, he at first turns her away. Did you catch that? It bears repeating in case you did not. … Continue reading

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Bulletin for Sunday, September 5, 2021

WELCOME TO ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 223 West College Avenue, Bluffton, OH   45817 September 5, 2021 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost  Rev. Katherine Beckett (567-226-1009)  Church (419-358-5641) E-mail:      blufftonstjohnsucc@gmail.com Website:    http://www.blufftonstjohns.com ______________________________ No matter who you are or where … Continue reading

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Bulletin for Sunday, August 29, 2021

WELCOME TO ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 223 West College Avenue, Bluffton, OH   45817 August 29, 2021 Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost  Rev. Katherine Beckett (567-226-1009)  Church (419-358-5641) E-mail:      blufftonstjohnsucc@gmail.com Website:    http://www.blufftonstjohns.com ______________________________ No matter who you are or where … Continue reading

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Be Love (James 1:17-27)

In the United Church of Christ, we rely on testimonies, not tests of faith. So, unlike other faith communities you may have experienced, most UCC churches do not regularly recite creeds during worship. In keeping with that philosophy, the UCC’s … Continue reading

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