United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: On Line Services


Sermon from April 19, 2020, Earth Day, Easter 2

As God Sent Me, So I Send You Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 19, 2020    Second Sunday of Easter, 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Psalm 16; John 20:19-31 [You can watch a video recording…

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Call to Worship and Psalm Text, April 19, 2020 On Line Service

Today we continue the Easter story in the Gospel of John telling the magical, mysterious, most important events of Easter night, so we begin as we did last week: He is risen! He is risen indeed! In him was life,…

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On Line Worship Service, Easter, April 12, 2020

Prelude I imagine this as the sound of Mary Magdalene’s heart beating on Easter morning.  Pianist Annemieke McLane plays the Etude in F# Minor, Op. 15, No. 9 by Sergei Bortkiewicz. Introit  “Alleluia” recorded this week by our choir and…

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Service and Sermon Text, Easter, April 12, 2020

Call to Worship He is risen! He is risen indeed! In him was life, and the life was the light of the world. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness does not overcome it. Hallelujah! “LENT IS OVER!”…

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Easter Sunrise Suggestions for Home Celebration

Here are some suggestions that you could consider to make your early Easter morning celebratory and worshipful. 1. Take a photograph or video first thing Easter morning and send it to be posted on our website as part of our…

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On Line Worship Service Good Friday, April 10, 2020

Welcome and Announcements This Good Friday On Line Service is largely taken from the Passion portion of last week’s Palm/Passion service.  I have added two gorgeous pieces of music, and I have removed the Palm sections, but otherwise it is…

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Maundy Thursday On Line Service 4/9/20

This service comprises three videos.  You can find the text of the spoken portions below the third video.   Candle Lighting, Greeting, Prayer of Preparation, Last Supper You may want to have a piece of bread and a cup of…

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