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Light from the Lectionary – Here Come the Baals

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Here’s our first lectionary reading for this coming Sunday (May 29th) and some comments on it. You can use this for part of your daily devotions and in the process also prepare for Sunday worship.
 
                                                                           1 Kings 18:20-21, (22-29), 30-39
18:20 So Ahab sent to all the Israelites, and assembled the prophets at Mount Carmel.18:21 Elijah then came near to all the people, and said, “How long will you go limping with two different opinions? If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him.” The people did not answer him a word.
18:22 Then Elijah said to the people, “I, even I only, am left a prophet of the LORD; but Baal’s prophets number four hundred fifty.

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Attention 2016 Graduating High School Students from FUMC

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2016 UNITED METHODIST MEN’S SCHOLARSHIP
The United Methodist Men will offer scholarships of up to $1500  graduating seniors (class of 2016) who are members of First United Methodist Church and who plan to enroll in an institution of higher learning in the Fall of 2016.
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