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Sermon from April 11, 2021

Liberated and SentRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontApril 11, 2021   Second Sunday of EasterJames 1:16-27; John 20:19-31You can read or download the scriptures here: 4-11-21 Service Readings You can watch a video recording of this Call to Worship…

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Sermon from March 28, 2021

OnenessRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontMarch 28, 2021   Sixth Sunday in Lent, Palm SundayMatthew 21:1-1 You can watch a video recording of this Call to Worship and Sermon at the end of this text and you can see…

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Sermon from March 14, 2021

Celebrate the StruggleRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontMarch 14, 2021   Fourth Sunday in LentRomans 7:15, 21-24; Galatians 2:19-20; 2 Corinthians 11:23-28; Mark 11:15-18here is a pdf of the readings: 3-14-21 Service Readings You can watch a video recording…

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Sermon from March 7, 2021

We Walk by Faith and Not By SightRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontMarch 7, 2021   Third Sunday in LentExodus 17:1-6; Verses from Galatians 5; John 7:37-39here is a pdf of the readings: 3-7-21 Service Readings [You can watch…

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Sermon from February 28, 2021

For Freedom Christ Has Set Us FreeRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontFebruary 28, 2021   Second Sunday in LentVerses from Psalm 51, Galatians 5 and Exodus 12; Mark 8:34-36here is a pdf of the readings: 2-28-21 Service Readings [You…

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Ash Wednesday Reflection, February 17, 2021

Remember That You Are DustRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontFebruary 17, 2021   Ash WednesdayPsalm 27, Genesis Chapters 1-3, Luke 13:31-35 This reflection begins with a hymn, “Lent Insists That We Remember,” with voice and piano by Annemieke McLane. …

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Sermon from February 14, 2021

O God, You Speak and Summon the EarthRev. Thomas Cary KinderUnited Church of Strafford, VermontFebruary 14, 2021   Sixth Sunday after Epiphany and Transfiguration SundayA Reading from Psalms 50, 104, 36 & 139 and II Corinthians 4; Mark 9:2-9 [You can…

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Pastoral Letter on the Golden Rule and Fundamentalism, January 16, 2021

Dear Church Family, All religions I know of have some form of the Golden Rule at their core, meaning a love of neighbor as an extension of our own self, and the concept of neighbor includes strangers, enemies and the…

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Reflection from January 14, 2021

[You can watch a video recording of this sermon above, you can read the text below, and you can download or print a pdf of the text by clicking here: 1-14-21 sermon pdf Courage in the Struggle   Rev. Thomas Cary…

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Sermon from November 22, 2020

I Will Save My Flock: They Shall No Longer Be RavagedRev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, VermontNovember 22 2020   Twenty-fifth and Last Sunday after Pentecost,Reign of Christ SundayPsalm 95:1-7a; Ezekiel 34:11-12, 14-16, 20-22; Matthew 25:31-46 [You can watch…

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