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Convince Me that Patience is a Virtue

by Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper
October 12, 2014

We are spending the fall on the fruiting Spirit. The text that we are using is from one of Paul’s letters to the people at Galatia. Paul could have been advising Occupy or the New Sanctuary Movement or Judson Memorial Church. How do you know what is from God? Which God is it from? Whose got the right God? Plus what do we put on the flyer or in the Digital Fountain or the Board report?...

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Hello, My Name Is

by Micah Bucey
October 05, 2014

 So, this fall, our services are focusing on the “Fruits of the Spirit,” and, knowing that, I just want to go on record saying that our guest liturgists today, Ruby Rims, CB Stewart, Matt Cleaver, and Essie Borden, are four of my favorite fruits of the spirit, so I think that’s illustration enough for the entire year.But today, we have...

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Lame and Able

by Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper
September 28, 2014

There are at least four ways to do this sermon. One is to blame those of you who are disabled for being disabled. Second is to blame those of you are abled for being abled and to continue by judging you for how badly you treat the disabled. Third is to blame the lame and lame the blame: in other words blame everybody for everything and be done with it. We sometimes call that prophetic and sometimes...

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People’s Climate March: A Format Worth Imitating

by Rev. Valerie Holly
September 21, 2014

I Today is a very historic and important day for most people- The People’s Climate March (PCM) will bring needed attention to ecological concerns that are world -wide in scope. We pray and hope that the turnout is what is expected and that it exceeds the anticipation. We also pray and hope that...

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