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Challenging Times

UMS Zoom Discussion- 8/16/20 Challenging Times!! Facilitator: Lance Lockwood Discussion Outline Again dealing with current events relative to racial injustice, coronavirus, and politics.  I am seeing and hearing of folks being in a state of panic and even one of mild depression. -Panic primarily stemming from stress and fear -Depression, in this case, stemming from…

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Spiritually Navigating Through Difficult Conversations

8/2/2020 Sunday Discussion – Zoom Pre discussion notes/outline A home grown UMS approach In this time, unless you stay home and talk to no one, and do not access social media you are going to come face to face with a comment or action that totally rubs you the wrong way. Three issues that are…

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UMS Founder on “Forgiveness”

Forgiveness Sunday Service Discussion Notes for September 9, September 16,  September 23 and September 30, 2012 For four weeks we discussed the subject of Forgiveness, as we referred to chapter 5 of Perceptions, a book written by UMS founder Damien Simpson. Week 1: September 9, 2012 Here are some thoughts that were shared during the…

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UMS Founder on “Judgement”

Judgment Sunday Service Discussion Notes for October 14 and October 21, 2012 For two weeks we discussed the subject of Judgment, as we referred to chapter 6 of Perceptions, a book written by UMS founder Damien Simpson. We started off our discussion reading from Perceptions, and one passage called out the differences between Judgment and…

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UMS Founder on “Faith”

Sunday Service Discussion Notes for October 28 and November 4, 2012 For two weeks we discussed the subject of Faith, as we referred to chapter 7 of Perceptions, a book written by UMS founder Damien Simpson. We reviewed some definitions of the word Faith: A strong or unshakable belief in something, especially without proof or evidence Trust…

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