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Wednesday Recap- Advent

This past Sunday, as we slowly emerged from our food comas and tried to forget what happened in the Swamp on Saturday, we celebrated the beginning of a new church year. There was no big ball drop, and we didn’t invite Dick Clark, Ryan Seacrest, and the NewKidsOnTheBlock/BackstreetBoys Reunion Band to host and perform on […]

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Wednesday Recap- The Greatest Hits, All On Two Tablets! (Exodus 15-20)

God’s people have finally made it out of Egypt thanks to God’s mighty work. Between the plagues and a crazy miracle at the sea, the soon-to-be nation of Israel is setting out toward the Promised Land, and where do they find themselves? In a desert. Great. Immediately upon getting to the other side, the people […]

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Wesley Update (from Meaghan Cloherty)

Dear Gator Wesley, Aah, another Friday is upon us! Oh, I remember back when it was Thursday, and doesn’t it seem like it was just two or three days ago?… Or one… Regardless! Today marks the beginning of a L’Arche trip up in Jacksonville. If you have any questions, please contact Katherine Morgan as soon […]

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Wednesday Recap- Joseph (Genesis 37-50)

Our Bible story this past Wednesday bridges one major era to another. We are moving from the time of the patriarchs to the time of the people of Israel. As we know from Val Kilmer’s greatest film, The Prince of Egypt, the Israelites explode in growth while in Egypt and are eventually enslaved. But how […]

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Response to Hunger (Sunday Recap)

5Jesus looked up and saw the large crowd coming toward him. He asked Philip, “Where will we buy food to feed these people?” 6 Jesus said this to test him, for he already knew what he was going to do. 7 Philip replied, “More than a half year’s salary worth of food wouldn’t be enough […]

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Wednesday Recap- Jacob and Esau (Genesis 25-33)

We say, with all of our hearts, that we believe in grace through faith and not works. Yet, there’s always something in the back of our heads that wants it to be a little bit based on works. After all, we are good people, and if we are going to put in the effort to […]

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Sermon Recap: Sunday, October 9

A legal expert stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to gain eternal life?” Jesus replied, “What is written in the Law? How do you interpret it?” He responded, “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your being, with all your strength, and with […]

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Wednesday Recap– Abraham and Isaac (Genesis 22)

This week at our Wednesday night Bible Study, we took a look at the story of Abraham and Isaac in Genesis 22. This is one of those stories that make you stop and go, “Really?!” Here we have the famous, faithful “Father” Abraham, hand selected to be the father of the people of God (Genesis […]

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Reflections on Evensong

This year, we introduced a “new” worship experience at Gator Wesley. In reality, it is nowhere near a “new worship experience”, but rather new to us. We have had mid-week worship for as long as I have been involved at Gator Wesley, and I am now ending my 9th year connected to this community. Every […]

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Weekly Word from Pastor Dave

Parents’ Weekend was a HUGE success!!! Thanks to all our student leaders and staff who worked hard to make the weekend so wonderful for all involved. After watching the Talent Show, I’m convinced I have the funniest and most talented students anywhere! A few items needing YOUR RESPONSE: GATOR WESLEY TOUR 2011 (feat: Maranatha Choir […]

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