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RCL Reflection, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 7, Year B
June 20, 2021
Heaven starts here—not at some pie in the sky future date when we’ve vacated this reality for eternity—so we might as well start living like it. After all, wouldn’t you rather be living in Christ’s reign than in a purgatory/hell of your own construction? (Image: © soupstock –

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‘Stewardship: A Disciple’s Path’ article, study guide

The Lutheran Church’s standard offering prayers provide a gateway to understanding the basics of stewardship. This article and study guide from Living Lutheran magazine explores the idea in a format perfect for individuals or groups. (Photo © alphaspirit –

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July Toolkit focus: Stewardship of our bodies

God’s breath of life is what makes our bodies more than just 100-plus pounds of water and minerals, so it’s important to be good stewards of our bodies. July’s toolkit explores the idea with a newsletter article and RCL-based stewardship blurbs. (Photo: Andrea Piacquadio, Creative Commons)

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Srategies to accelerate summer offerings

People go on vacation during the summer, and unfortunately so do their offerings. But that need not be the case. Horizons stewardship offers four proven strategies to mitigate anxiety and enable your church to experience a stronger summer season of giving.(Photo: Jo Naylor, Creative Commons)

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