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Sermon from September 9, 2018

Happy Are Those Whose Hope Is in God Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont September 9, 2018   Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 146; James 2:1-9; Mark 7:24-37 Before the sermon we enacted with the children a scene…

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Sermon from September 2, 2018

Our Struggle Against the Spiritual Forces of Evil Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont September 2, 2018   Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 34; Ephesians 6:10-18a; John 6:56-60, 66-69 The Strafford Unitarian-Universalist congregation sends a daily devotional email. …

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Pastoral Letter on Gratitude, Struggle, Help and the 9/2/18 Service

Dear neighbors, I was standing in front of the beautiful display of produce at the Strafford Village Farm tomato tasting on Friday evening, holding a head of bibb lettuce, a container of red potatoes and a perfect melon.  I was feeling…

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Mark Kutolowski Sermon from August 19, 2018

Occupied Territory: Inner Slavery and the Path of Spiritual Liberation Mark Kutolowski United Church of Strafford, Vermont August 19, 2018 Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost Exodus 16:1-3 and 17:1-4; Romans 7:14-25; Matthew 16:24-26 I am deeply grateful to the United Church…

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Sermon from June 24, 2018

Crossing to the Other Side Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont June 24, 2018   Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 107; II Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41 Earth is a far gentler planet now than at other times in…

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Sermon from June 10, 2018

It Is God Who Redeems        Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont June 10, 2018   Third Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 130; Mark 3:20-35 Christ calls us to join in his redeeming work. The Judeo-Christian scriptures call us…

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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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