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Sermon from January 12, 2020

“New Things I Now Declare” Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont January 12, 2019 First Sunday after Epiphany, Baptism of Christ Psalm 29; Isaiah 42:1-9; Matthew 3:13-17 The passage from Isaiah sounds like God narrating a home…

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Resolution to Declare a Climate Emergency at Town Meeting

Strafford voters will consider the resolution below at Town Meeting.  Please read it and talk with neighbors about it.  If you have questions, please email them to us at unitedchurchofstrafford@gmail.com for a Frequently Asked Questions sheet, or use the “Leave…

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Climate Crisis Talk and Workshops January 11 in Norwich

What: “Responding with 2020 Vision to the Climate Crisis” sponsored by four Unitarian Universalist congregations in the Upper Valley When: Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 12:30-4:30 PM Where: At the Norwich Unitarian-Universalist church at 320 Rt. 5 South, across from…

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Sermon Reflection from 12/29/19, Christmas Story-Telling Service

“In the Beginning Was the Word” Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont December 29, 2019    First Sunday of Christmas John 1:1-5, 10-14 This concept came to me during the reading of the lesson from John at the…

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Opportunities for Climate Action in January 2020

Monday, January 6th Strafford Climate Action Group Meeting 7:00 PM in the United Church of Strafford Parish Hall We need people to help organize and educate about Strafford’s Climate Emergency Resolution in advance of Town Meeting.  We have gathered over…

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Sermon from December 22, 2019, Mary Sunday, Advent Sunday of Love

“The Holy Spirit Will Come Upon You” Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont December 22, 2019 Fourth Sunday of Advent, Mary Sunday, Advent Sunday of Love Luke 1:26-56 The scriptures we heard today tell stories of mistaken…

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Sermon from December 1, 2019, First Sunday of Advent

The Advent Path of Active Hope Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont December 1, 2019 First Sunday of Advent Isaiah 60:2; Matthew 24:36-44 Early Christians envisioned a coming age on earth when Christ’s work would be fulfilled,…

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