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Sermon from February 23, 2020

From the Perfection of Beauty, You Shine Forth Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont February 23, 2020 Seventh and Last Sunday after Epiphany, Transfiguration Sunday Verses from Psalms 36, 50, 104 & 139 and II Corinthians 4…

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Sermon from February 9, 2020

Lighting and Lifting Our Candle Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont February 9, 2020 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany Isaiah 58; I Corinthians 2:12-16; Matthew 5:13-16; Thomas 24, 70 & 77 We have heard several teachings that can…

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Pastoral Letter Part II on King’s Call for Unconditional Love

Dear neighbors, I wrote last week about the sign in front of our church that quotes the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Unconditional love for all, now an absolute necessity for our survival. MLK Jr. You can read what…

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Sermon from January 19, 2020, Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday

God Has a Dream Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont January 19, 2019 Second Sunday after Epiphany, Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday Isaiah 49; Luke 4:14-21 We as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values….

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Sermon from January 5, 2020, Epiphany Sunday, a Parable of the Magi

“Daring to Believe” Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont January 5, 2019 Second Sunday of Christmas, Epiphany Sunday Isaiah 60; Matthew 2:1-12 This sermon portrays the Magi when they first see the star and have to decide…

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Climate Crisis Talk and Workshops January 11 in Norwich

What: “Responding with 2020 Vision to the Climate Crisis” sponsored by four Unitarian Universalist congregations in the Upper Valley When: Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 12:30-4:30 PM Where: At the Norwich Unitarian-Universalist church at 320 Rt. 5 South, across from…

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Sermon Reflection from 12/29/19, Christmas Story-Telling Service

“In the Beginning Was the Word” Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont December 29, 2019    First Sunday of Christmas John 1:1-5, 10-14 This concept came to me during the reading of the lesson from John at the…

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