“The Power of the Cross” – Easter Cantata 4/9/17 at 10am

The Canton Church of the Brethren Choir, under the directorship of Carol Davis, will present “The Power of the Cross,” which is a vocal telling of Christ’s Passion and Our Redemption. It will be presented in the church sanctuary on April 9, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.

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Study of Buddhism, May – June 2017

The Canton Church of the Brethren is pleased to announce an opportunity for anyone interested to learn more about Buddhism.  This project will happen from May-June 2017 and is being led by Carol Davis and Colin Davis. It will consist of 3 parts:

PART ONE – Study of Buddhism Tuesday evening May 9, 16, & 23 @ 7pm: 3 face to face one hour discussions and video (BBC VIDEO OF THE BUDDHA, 50 minutes, available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEe8hI6G0GY).

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Fickle & Fallible

“What on earth is wrong with us?” Humanity experiencing problems is nothing new. In fact, it’s as old as the beginning of the human race. But just as God created all things good, He sets boundaries in place to maintain this goodness. When Adam & Eve crossed this boundary, their relationship with God was damaged.

What is wrong with us is that we are “boundary crossers.” We cross divine boundaries put in place not to keep us out, but to keep us together. To live peacefully in harmony with all creation. Consider that Adam & Eve’s boundary crossing was less about fruit and more about their inability to care for and respect the garden.

It is easy to be distracted from what is good for us, to coast and go about our day not realizing a boundary has been crossed. When Adam & Eve crossed their boundary, it opened their eyes to what’s important. They took a step back and asked what is going on.

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