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Sermon from June 17, 2018

The Smallest of Seeds: Making High the Low Tree        Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont June 17, 2018   Fourth Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 92; Ezekiel 17:22-24; Mark 4:26-34 Yesterday at recycling someone told me that he…

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Sermon from June 3, 2018

Made Visible in Our Bodies Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont June 3, 2018   Second Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 139; II Corinthians 4:5-12; Mark 2:23 – 3:6 How are we to live in this world that is…

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Sermon from May 27, 2018

What Are Human Beings? Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont May 27, 2018 First Sunday after Pentecost, Trinity Sunday Psalm 8; Romans 8:1-17 The 8th Psalm asks God, “What are human beings that you are mindful of…

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Sermon from May 20, 2018, Pentecost

Declaring the Things That Are to Come Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont May 20, 2018   Pentecost Psalm 104; Acts 2:1-17, 40-47; John 16:13 Professor Carlos Baker was my advisor in college.  He was a New Englander…

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Sermon from May 13, 2018

Even the Sparrow Finds a Home and the Swallow a Nest Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont May 13, 2018   Seventh Sunday of Easter, Ascension Sunday, Mother’s Day, Festival of the Home Psalm 84; Matthew 23:37-39; John…

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Sermon from April 22, 2018, Earth Day and Good Shepherd Sunday

What We Will Be Has Not Yet Been Revealed Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 22, 2018 Fourth Sunday of Easter Earth Day and Good Shepherd Sunday Psalm 23; I John 3:1-3, 14-19a; John 10:1-16 The…

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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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