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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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Sermon from March 18, 2018

A Troubled Spirit Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont March 18, 2018   Fifth Sunday in Lent Psalm 51:1-17; Jeremiah 31:31-34; John 12:20-33 Two views of the universe have competed in Christian tradition.  One view is that God…

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Sermon from March 11, 2018

Thy Presence My Light     Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont March 11, 2018   Fourth Sunday in Lent Psalm 107; Numbers 21:4-9; John 3:14-21 Psalm 107 sums up the Lenten experience. Some wandered in desert wastes, finding…

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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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