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Verse from Matthew Works


JESUS WAS HOMELESS
by Matthew Works
(c.)1999, matthewworks@yahoo.com or visit Matthew's webpage at www.openchurches.org

Jesus was homeless,
and so were Peter and Paul.
How can the churches, then, lock their doors
on the least among us all ?

What you do to the least of His brothers-and-sisters
you do to the Son of God;
and, should one of these least ones freeze to death,
it's because your heart has grown hard.

If Store 24 can be open
for twenty-four hours a day,
then how can the Body of Christ on Earth
turn any body away ?

In truth, there are no excuses
for the poor to be treated this way.
If only the churches would open their doors
homelessness could be ended today.

God wants us to respond with compassion
to the plight of the homeless and poor.
So, come on, all you bishops, and all of you priests,
first your hearts, and, then, open those doors !



To view Matthew's article in the Valley News:

http://www.valley-news.com/vol1/community/dispatches/jesus-was-homeless-says-man-who-wants-churches-open-doors-needy

or
click on the following link and go to page 6 & 7 to read one of Matthew's articles:
http://luc.edu/orgs/mosaic2009/index_files/mosaic2009.htm

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September 2014
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1 OFFICE CLOSED

TOPS
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2 Voc Rehab
Location: CE Room
Time: 9:00am -3:00pm

Presidential Range NA Group
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3 Staff Meeting
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4 Ukama Yard Sale drop off
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Meals for Many
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 5:00pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal
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5 Ukama Yard Sale drop off
Time: 9:00am -3:00pm
drop off items for rummage sale in the Fellowship ...

UCC Pastoral Leadership meeting
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Time: 11:00am -1:00pm

AA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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6 Town-Wide/Ukama Yard Sale
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Stewart renewal of vows
Location: Sanctuary
Time: 1:00pm
Carol and Rob Stewart renewing their vows.

AA Spaghetti Prep
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AA Spaghetti Supper
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AA meeting
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7 Nursery Care
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Sunday Worship
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Time: 9:30am -10:30am

Music Committee meeting
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Light lunch & conversation on immigration
Location: FH
Time: 11:00am

NA Meeting
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Time: 4:00pm -5:00pm

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Time: 4:30pm

TOPS
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Youth Group Meeting
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9 Voc Rehab
Location: CE Room
Time: 9:00am -3:00pm

Mission Committee Meeting
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Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Presidential Range NA Group
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10 Yard Sale Clean up
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Time: 3:30pm
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11 Meals for Many
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Adult Choir Rehearsal
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14 Nursery Care
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Choir returns
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Rally Sunday
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Journey of Faith - Awesome Adventure!

Sunday Worship
Location: Sanctuary
Time: 9:30am -10:30am

Light lunch & conversation on immigration
Location: FH
Time: 11:00am

NA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 4:00pm -5:00pm

Sunday Niters
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16 Voc Rehab
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Nominating committee meeting
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Finance Committee Meeting
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Presidential Range NA Group
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Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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18 Meals for Many
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Peace Vigil
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We gather as a commuity to remember Michael Brown ...

Adult Choir Rehearsal
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21 Nursery Care
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Sunday Worship
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NA Meeting
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22 TOPS
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23 Voc Rehab
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Council Meeting
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Presidential Range NA Group
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24 Loop System inspection
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25 Meals for Many
Location: Fellowship Hall
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Adult Choir Rehearsal
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28 Nursery Care
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Church school outing
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Sunday Worship
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NA Meeting
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Sunday Niters
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Presidential Range NA Group
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