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By the Sweat of Whose Brow

by Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper
February 22, 2015

I have this awful feeling that if I did something old school like give up candy or booze for Lent that you all would think I had gone over to the dark side. How quaint. How old fashioned. How continuous with decades if not centuries of Christian practice. After all, we are a church that is somewhat different and dedicated to making a large difference. Therefore we should observe Lent in...

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Alien Love

by Rev. Micah Bucey
February 15, 2015

Well, we have made it through yet another Valentine’s Day, tending our wanton wounds, exhausted by the chocolate-drowned, lace-entombed, capital-lettered LOVE that tries its best to convince us, with every candy-crusted confession, that we might not be doing it right, that love might be something we never quite figure out. If you spent yesterday without a valentine, you had myriad...

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Ask Me Anything

by Rev. Micah Bucey
February 01, 2015

Today, February 1st, 2015, is a very special day for me.It’s the first time I’m seeing the words “Reverend Micah Bucey” in an order of worship, and it’s the moment that I officially take on the duties that come along with being called your “Associate Minister.”Today, I am embracing my vocation and we...

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Angel Mischief

by Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper
January 25, 2015

It is not a coincidence that I celebrate my fortieth ordination anniversary this year and Micah celebrates his first. It is not a coincidence that my daughter-in-law got two emails in a row at 5:39 on Thursday, one saying that her organization was denied a ten thousand dollar grant and the next saying that an anonymous contribution of that size had just been received. Nor is it a coincidence...

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