United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Archives


Sermon from June 23, 2019

Creating a New Civilization: God’s Realm on Earth, Part II Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont June 23, 2019    Second Sunday after Pentecost Psalms 42 & 43; Romans 12:1-2; Luke 4:14-30; John 15:9-17 Many Christians do not…

Read More

Sermon from June 16, 2019

Creating a New Civilization: God’s Realm on Earth, Part I Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont June 16, 2019     First Sunday after Pentecost, Trinity Sunday Proverbs 8; Acts 4:31-35; I John 3:14-17; John 16:12-15   Twelve…

Read More

Sermon from June 9, 2019

I Am About To Do a New Thing Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont June 9, 2019    Pentecost Psalm 104; Isaiah 43:1-3a, 18-21; Acts 2:1-17 We recognize prophecies as gifts of the Holy Spirit most clearly when…

Read More

Sermon from May 26, 2019

Considering Seemingly Insurmountable World Problems Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont May 26, 2019    Sixth Sunday of Easter Joel 2:28-32; Acts 2:17-21; John 7:37-39a; 14:12-20, 25-27; 16:13 We will hear the story of Pentecost in two weeks…

Read More

Sermon from May 5, 2019

When We Can See As God Can See  Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont May 5, 2019 Third Sunday of Easter, Stereotype Sunday Psalm 133; Luke 10:25-37; John 17:19-23 Jesus wanted to help us see the world…

Read More

Sermon Conversation, George and Tom Kinder, April 28, 2019

A Golden Room, A Golden Civilization A conversation between George and Tom Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 28, 2019, Second Sunday of Easter Isaiah from Chapters 30 and 60; Acts 4:32-35; John 20:19-23 Instead of a sermon, my…

Read More

Sermon from April 21, 2019, Easter

They Shall All Know Me in Their Hearts Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 21, 2019 Easter Psalm 118; Jeremiah 31:31-34; John 20:1-18 Did he really rise from the dead?  We want to know. Our species…

Read More

Sermon from April 14, 2019

Let the Same Mind Be in You Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 14, 2019 Palm and Passion Sunday, Sixth Sunday in Lent Philippians 2:5-8; Luke 19:29-42; 21:37-23:56 Shock, horror and grief came first, and then…

Read More

Sermon from April 7, 2019

You Do Not Always Have Me Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 7, 2019    Fifth Sunday in Lent Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8 We are now in the deepest wilderness of Lent, and the lectionary…

Read More

Sermon from March 31, 2019

Happy Are the Prodigals Who Return Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont March 31, 2019    Fourth Sunday in Lent Psalm 32; II Corinthians 5:16-20; Luke 15:1-32 Just when we thought things could not get any worse, on…

Read More