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WHY BOTHER FASTING: Hungry for God Part 2

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Why should you bother fasting?  What are some of the negative consequences / benefits of seasonal fasting?  In part 2 of HUNGRY FOR GOD, Fr. Michael explores the roots of the Biblical, early Christian understanding of Fasting, while looking at some of the reasons why people fasted.

WHAT IS FASTING: Hungry for God Part 1

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What is fasting?  Why did early Christians abstain from eating meat products?  What does fasting communicate to God?  In part 1 of this new series entitled HUNGRY FOR GOD, Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the biblical understanding of fasting and what it our fasting says to God.

FAITH OR WORKS? Salvation

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How are we saved? (Faith? Works? Grace?) Does God expect anything from you in the process of salvation?  Do you expect anything from God in the process?  Join us as Fr. Michael Sorial discusses a message about Salvation entitled FAITH OR WORKS?

Being in Love: GROWING DEEPER WITH OTHERS

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Why does it oftentimes seem so tough interacting with other people? Do we have a model for how we can love others completely? We began this new series entitled GROWING DEEPER WITH OTHERS as Emmanuel Gergis kicks us off with a message entitled "Trinity: Being in Love with Others."


 

Linking All People to Christ: MIRACLE AND BLESSING OF DIVERSITY

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 How can diversity of language, color, gender or ability/disability be celebrated in the life of the Church? How can we be more effective in actualizing the church’s mission of “linking people to Christ?”  Join us as we conclude our discussion on  THE MIRACLE AND BLESSINGS OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH, as Fr. Michael encourages us to reach out to others with the love of Christ.

Looking Inward to Overcome Outward Differences: MIRACLE AND BLESSING OF DIVERSITY

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What is the Church’s role in unifying all people (regardless of color, culture, gender, etc.) to the common faith? What is your role?  

As we begin Black History month, join us as we continue our discussion on THE MIRACLE AND BLESSINGS OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH, as Fr. Michael challenges some common biases that divide peoples.

Celebrate the Eternal Witness of Unity in Diversity: MIRACLE AND BLESSING OF DIVERSITY

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 When did you first realize that most Churches in North America are #segregated?  How did it make you feel? Do you think it is possible for the 21st Century Church to have a multi-ethnic celebration of diversity, while maintaining a united expression of the Gospel? Join us as we begin a new series entitled THE MIRACLE AND BLESSINGS OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH as Fr. Michael explores answers to these questions and much more.

 

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Celebrate the Eternal Witness of Diversity: MIRACLE AND BLESSING OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH PART 1

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 When did you first realize that most Churches in North America are segregated? How did it make you feel? Do you think it is possible for the 21st Century Church to have a multi-ethnic celebration of diversity, while maintaining a united expression of the Gospel? Join us as we begin a new series entitled THE MIRACLE AND BLESSINGS OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH as Fr. Michael explores answers to these questions and much more.

 

CLAIMING THE PURPOSE - Got Purpose? Salvation 101 Part 4

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 In "GOT PURPOSE? SALVATION 101", we discuss the purpose for which God created us.  Join us in Part 4 as Fr. Michael discusses how we are to make a daily decision to be sustained by the grace of God in CLAIMING THE PURPOSE.