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Sermon from July 1, 2018

Singing the Spirit’s Song in a Strange Land        Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont July 1, 2018   Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 137; I Corinthians 12-14; Acts 2:1-6 Twenty-five hundred years ago Psalm 137 asked, “How…

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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 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 May 20, 2018, Pentecost

Declaring the Things That Are to Come Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont May 20, 2018   Pentecost Psalm 104; Acts 2:1-17, 40-47; John 16:13 Professor Carlos Baker was my advisor in college.  He was a New Englander…

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Sermon from May 13, 2018

Even the Sparrow Finds a Home and the Swallow a Nest Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont May 13, 2018   Seventh Sunday of Easter, Ascension Sunday, Mother’s Day, Festival of the Home Psalm 84; Matthew 23:37-39; John…

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Sermon from April 29, 2018

A Freedom Movement        Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 29, 2018   Fifth Sunday of Easter I John 4; John 15:1-8 The passage we just heard in the Gospel of John is like so many others…

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Sermon from April 8, 2018

Through the Locked Door Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 8, 2018   Second Sunday of Easter Psalm 133; Acts 4:32-35; John 20:19-31 The room was crowded and hot.  The windows were shuttered, the door bolted.  Oil…

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