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A Season of Saints

And I Mean to Be One, Too: A Season of Saints

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A Season of Saints for 2014 provides suggestions for ways congregations can use the period from World Communion Sunday to All Saints Day to commemorate the life and witness of exemplary Christians from across Church history, our United Methodist heritages, and local saints of your congregation's own choosing.

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“And When the Strife is Fierce, the Warfare Long:” A Season of Saints for 2013 (Year C)

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During this third cycle of "A Season of Saints," we invite you and your worshiping community to take the month of October to discover, remember, and celebrate those saints whose strife was fierce, and whose warfare was long. Some were martyrs, killed for their faith. Others were persecuted, or faced what seemed to be endlessly uphill climbs in their quest for righteousness, holiness, and peace. All were, and some you know still are, both in and despite such struggles, continually spurred on by “the distant triumph song.”

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“Come, Let Us Join Our Friends Above”: A “Season of Saints” for 2012

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We invite you to consider joining a growing number of United Methodists and other Christians around the world who are keeping a "Season of Saints," starting with World Communion Sunday (October 7) and concluding with All Saints Sunday (November 4).  

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