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Climate Church, Climate World Book Group Notes

Climate Church, Climate World book discussion group, 6/16/2016 Attendees: Telos Whitfield, Suzanna Liepmann, Margaret Gadon, Robin Jacobs, Gail Giovanna, Gretchen Harvey, Mark Harvey, John Frietag, Becky Bailey, David Webb, Ingrid Webb, Marcia Bushnell, Ken Bushnell, Danette Harris, Cat Spalding, Wally…

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Upcoming Service Notes, June 23, 2019

This will be the third Sunday in a row featuring this quote from Archbishop Desmond Tutu: “It is possible to have a new kind of world, a world where there will be more compassion, more gentleness, more caring, more laughter,…

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Music and Poetry Workshop July 12th and 13th

“Give Sound to Words: Say a word. Sing the same. Hear a song or sing it, too.” A crash course in what inspires poets to write songs and composers to use certain poems, and a chance for us to bring…

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Upcoming Service Notes, June 16, 2019

The First Sunday after Pentecost is known as Trinity Sunday.  The Trinity is one of the great mysteries of the Christian tradition—how the Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ and God are distinct and yet one.  Many churches will tell you what…

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Upcoming Service Notes, June 9, 2019 PENTECOST!

There is a tie for first place among the three most important Sundays in the church year: Christmas, Easter and Pentecost.  We should celebrate Pentecost just as robustly.  In Italy some churches drop rose petals from above to signify the…

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Upcoming Service Notes, June 2, 2019

William Sloane Coffin wrote, “The chief religious question is not, ‘What must I do to be saved?’ but rather, ‘What must we all do to save God’s creation?’”  This is the last Sunday in Eastertide, the last Sunday before Pentecost,…

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Upcoming Service Notes, May 26, 2019

The great, miraculous, world-changing day of Pentecost is drawing near (June 9th) and Eastertide starts to anticipate it this Sunday. The message is one of tremendous hope—the exact hope we need when we face seemingly insurmountable personal or world problems….

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