Posts tagged Eric Markinson
From Strong Ancestral Line--September 2, 2018

This month, Grace celebrates its 115th anniversary.  Through the month, our theme is Our History--beginning with September 2nd's message by Associate Pastor Eric Markinson on Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9.  What are the graces--and obstacles--handed to Grace, and to all of us, by those who preceded us?  Those who founded and have renewed Grace make the church a faithful witness to God's love command and Christ's call to service; Grace's descendants will receive its generous and inclusive legacy from a joyous and committed community.

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On Earth as It Is in Church--August 5, 2018

How much unity is needed, in order to be a community?  Associate Pastor Eric Markinson offers his reflections on Ephesians 4:1-16--wondering whether the body of Christ is unified by the church or by the Spirit of love.  Unity is of Christ when it is founded on love--particularly a love that welcomes all in Christ's name.  We can celebrate the loving welcome that Grace offers generously, without condition.

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