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Sermon from May 10, 2020

Finding Our Way Through the Worst Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont May 10, 2020    Fifth Sunday of Easter, Psalm 84; John 14:1-14 [You can watch a video recording of this sermon at the end of…

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Sermon from May 3, 2020, Good Shepherd Sunday

Lead Us in the Paths of Righteousness Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont May 3, 2020    Fourth Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday Psalm 23; John 10:11-16 [You can watch a video recording of this sermon…

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Sermon from January 12, 2020

“New Things I Now Declare” Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont January 12, 2019 First Sunday after Epiphany, Baptism of Christ Psalm 29; Isaiah 42:1-9; Matthew 3:13-17 The passage from Isaiah sounds like God narrating a home…

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Sermon from September 22, 2019

Whoever Finds Me Finds Life Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont September 22, 2019 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proverbs 8; Matthew 10:16-20; Luke 16:1-13 “Wisdom is an ancient tradition…at the headwaters of all the great sacred paths….

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Sermon from September 8, 2019

Giving Up All Your Possessions Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont September 8, 2019 Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 1; Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Jeremiah 18:1-11; Luke 14:25-33 The Hebrew and Christian scriptures could not be clearer.  They insist…

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Sermon from July 28, 2019

There Is Need of Only One Thing      Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont July 28, 2019     Seventh Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 138; Luke 11:1-13 Last week we heard the story of two sisters, Martha who…

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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…

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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…

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Sermon from January 27, 2019 by Mark Kutolowski

“Blessed are the Poor in Spirit” Mark Kutolowski United Church of Strafford, Vermont January 27, 2019 Third Sunday after Epiphany Isaiah 55:1-13; Matthew 5:1-12 What did Jesus teach? Jesus taught that there is a divine reality, a level of being…

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Sermon from January 20, 2019

From Zero to One, Part II: Kenosis, Metanoia and Agape Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont Januray 20, 2019    Second Sunday after Epiphany and The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday Isaiah 49; I John 3-4;…

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