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Called by Name - October 13, 2017

"Called by Name" 

Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are Mine.” (Is 43:1b)

 

Called | Noun (Synonyms):  Named | Appointed | Chosen | Vocation | Life’s work | Mission | Purpose

a strong inner impulse toward a particular course of action especially when accompanied by conviction of divine influence” (Merriam-Webster)

When we began this “Called” journey a while back, it seemed like the weekend retreat was way in the distant future, yet, here we are, October 13th!

Is God calling you by name to be here?

I hope that you are planning to attend. It’s not too late to get tickets online or at the door. Deborah is looking forward to meeting you and sharing what she believes God has laid on her heart for us this weekend. The team has prepared for you to have an amazing time in God’s presence. They truly believe that no time invested with God is wasted and that you will leave more empowered than when you came!

I hope that you’ve enjoyed the journey these past few weeks with our “called” blog posts. It was rather interesting that each post, written by a different woman, including Deborah, was so unique and shed a different light on the topic.

Did you catch that? I hope you noticed the uniqueness of each post. It is how we were each uniquely and marvelously created by God for different purposes – sometimes we can get too caught up in another person’s story, comparing our chapter one to their chapter fifteen. Or we think that we have to fit into a specific box and when we don’t, then we get discouraged.

This weekend is intended to remove some of those stressors and stereotypes that we’ve cultivated and help us to step into the woman that God has created each one of us to be.

Here’s one of the things Deborah has said in that regard, as she ministers to people:

“My desire is to invite people to look at the truth of their life story and find God as their author; to unlock the prison doors of religious thinking and “doing,” and walk into the wide-open spaces of living-passionately! - (Deborah Klassen)

Join us this weekend – October 13th & 14th and discover all that God has Called you to be!

 

Enjoy this rendition of the Carole King classic, “Natural Woman”, sung by Deborah from her “Veil of Love” CD.

By: Yolande A. Knight - womensministry@arlingtonwoods.ca

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