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Sermon from June 13, 2021

A New CreationRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontJune 13, 2021  Third Sunday after PentecostPsalm 130:1-2, 5-7; 2 Corinthians 4:16-18; 5:6a, 7, 16-17; Mark 3:20-35 You can read or download the scriptures here: 6-13-21 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 March 28, 2021

OnenessRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontMarch 28, 2021   Sixth Sunday in Lent, Palm SundayMatthew 21:1-1 You can watch a video recording of this Call to Worship and Sermon at the end of this text and you can see…

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Sermon from February 21, 2021

The Wilderness Gifts We NeedRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontFebruary 21, 2021   First Sunday in LentPsalm 25; Luke 4:1-14 [You can watch a video recording of this Sermon at the end of this text and you can see…

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Ash Wednesday Reflection, February 17, 2021

Remember That You Are DustRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontFebruary 17, 2021   Ash WednesdayPsalm 27, Genesis Chapters 1-3, Luke 13:31-35 This reflection begins with a hymn, “Lent Insists That We Remember,” with voice and piano by Annemieke McLane. …

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Sermon from February 14, 2021

O God, You Speak and Summon the EarthRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontFebruary 14, 2021   Sixth Sunday after Epiphany and Transfiguration SundayA Reading from Psalms 50, 104, 36 & 139 and II Corinthians 4; Mark 9:2-9 [You can…

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Sermon from February 7, 2021

A New TeachingRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontFebruary 7, 2021   Fifth Sunday after EpiphanyPsalm 104:1- 2, 13-24, 27-31, 33; Mark 1:21-28 [You can watch a video recording of this sermon at the end of this text and 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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Reflection from January 14, 2021

[You can watch a video recording of this sermon above, you can read the text below, and you can download or print a pdf of the text by clicking here: 1-14-21 sermon pdf Courage in the Struggle   Rev. Thomas Cary…

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