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Sermon from October 7, 2018: Being One

Being One Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont October 7, 2018 Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, World Communion Sunday Psalm 104; John 1:1-5, 10:14-16, 17:20-23 Thomas Friedman of The New York Times wrote this week, “I began my…

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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 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 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 March 4, 2018

God’s Foolishness and God’s Weakness     Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont March 4, 2018   Third Sunday in Lent I Corinthians 1:18-25; Mark 11:15-19 A student stood up at Thetford Academy recently to speak about school shootings. …

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Sermon from February 18, 2018

God Teaches the Humble the Way     Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont February 18, 2018   First Sunday in Lent Psalm 25; Mark 1:9-15 (and the wilderness story in Matthew 4 and Luke 4) Many religions provide…

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Sermon from February 4, 2018

Facilitating the Process of Inner Transformation Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont February 4, 2018 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany Psalm 84; Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 2:22-32 We hear leaders who are working to solve major threats to our…

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