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Sermon from May 30, 2021

A Way in the Wilderness Rev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontMay 30, 2021  First Sunday after PentecostIsaiah 43:16, 18-19; Revelation 21:1-5a; John 20:7-22a You can read or download the scriptures here: 5-30-21 Service Readings You can watch the…

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Sermon from May 23, 2021, Pentecost!

Where and How Do We Go from Here, Part IIRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontMay 23, 2021  PentecostVerses from I Corinthians 12:4-26; Acts 2:1-17 You can read or download the scriptures here: 5-23-21 Service Readings You can watch…

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Sermon from May 9, 2021

Love Groups vs. Hate Groups, Part IIRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontMay 9, 2021  Sixth Sunday of EasterSelected verses from Psalm 22:26-31, John 15:11-13; Luke 10:25-37 You can read or download the scriptures here: 5-9-21 Service Readings You…

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Sermon from May 2, 2021

Love Groups vs. Hate Groups, Part IRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontMay 2, 2021  Fifth Sunday of EasterSelected verses from Psalm 22:26-31, 1 John 4:7-21 and John 15:1-7 You can read or download the scriptures here: 5-2-21 Service…

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Sermon from April 25, 2021

Good ShepherdingRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontApril 25, 2021   Fourth Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd and Earth Day SundayLuke 15:4-6; John 10:11-16; 1 John 3:16-17, 24 You can read or download the scriptures here: 4-25-21 Service Readings You…

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Sermon from March 14, 2021

Celebrate the StruggleRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontMarch 14, 2021   Fourth Sunday in LentRomans 7:15, 21-24; Galatians 2:19-20; 2 Corinthians 11:23-28; Mark 11:15-18here is a pdf of the readings: 3-14-21 Service Readings You can watch a video recording…

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Sermon from March 7, 2021

We Walk by Faith and Not By SightRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontMarch 7, 2021   Third Sunday in LentExodus 17:1-6; Verses from Galatians 5; John 7:37-39here is a pdf of the readings: 3-7-21 Service Readings [You can watch…

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Sermon from February 28, 2021

For Freedom Christ Has Set Us FreeRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontFebruary 28, 2021   Second Sunday in LentVerses from Psalm 51, Galatians 5 and Exodus 12; Mark 8:34-36here is a pdf of the readings: 2-28-21 Service Readings [You…

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Pastoral Letter on the Golden Rule and Fundamentalism, January 16, 2021

Dear Church Family, All religions I know of have some form of the Golden Rule at their core, meaning a love of neighbor as an extension of our own self, and the concept of neighbor includes strangers, enemies and the…

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Rachel Guaraldi Reflection, November 17, 2020

We invited Rachel Guaraldi to reflect as a chaplain and spiritual director on what we as a people need right now, after all we have been through in 2020, in order to nurture our spiritual, emotional, psychological and physical health. …

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