United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Past Sermons


Sermon from March 18, 2018

A Troubled Spirit Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont March 18, 2018   Fifth Sunday in Lent Psalm 51:1-17; Jeremiah 31:31-34; John 12:20-33 Two views of the universe have competed in Christian tradition.  One view is that God…

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Sermon from March 11, 2018

Thy Presence My Light     Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont March 11, 2018   Fourth Sunday in Lent Psalm 107; Numbers 21:4-9; John 3:14-21 Psalm 107 sums up the Lenten experience. Some wandered in desert wastes, finding…

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Sermon from March 4, 2018

God’s Foolishness and God’s Weakness     Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont March 4, 2018   Third Sunday in Lent I Corinthians 1:18-25; Mark 11:15-19 A student stood up at Thetford Academy recently to speak about school shootings. …

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Sermon from February 25, 2018

Setting Our Mind on Divine Things Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont February 25, 2018   Second Sunday in Lent Psalm 22; Jeremiah 29; Mark 8:31-36; John 14:1-6, 10-12 Peter was upset at what Jesus said, and who…

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Sermon from February 18, 2018

God Teaches the Humble the Way     Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont February 18, 2018   First Sunday in Lent Psalm 25; Mark 1:9-15 (and the wilderness story in Matthew 4 and Luke 4) Many religions provide…

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Sermon from February 11, 2018

The Perfection of Beauty Shines Forth Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont February 11, 2018 Last Sunday after Epiphany, Transfiguration Sunday A selection of verses from Psalms and II Corinthians 4; Mark 8:34 – 9:9 Metanoia is…

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Sermon from February 4, 2018

Facilitating the Process of Inner Transformation Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont February 4, 2018 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany Psalm 84; Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 2:22-32 We hear leaders who are working to solve major threats to our…

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