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New Beginnings

  • November 3, 2019

    “Down From the Tree Branches”

    Year C: Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost

    Born in Sweden in 1833, Alfred Bernhard Nobel became a brilliant chemist and inventor. In 1867 he invented a new explosive by incorporating the unstable nitroglycerin into an absorbent inert substance, rendering it safer and more convenient to handle. He called this new mixture “dynamite,” drawing on the Greek word for “power.” This new substance […]

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  • June 9, 2019

    "Something New"

    Year C - Day of Pentecost

    Do you remember as a kid getting a new pair of sneakers?  Every year in late summer, my mother would take my brothers and me to the department store to fit us for new school clothes and sneakers.  I especially loved getting new red Converse sneakers!  I promise you, when I put them on and […]

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  • November 5, 2017

    “An Old New Thing”

    Year A – Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 26)

    When I was in seminary, I did an internship at a church where we spent a month involved in different aspects of church ministry – one month was youth ministry, one was children’s ministry, one was worship, one was senior adults, one was pastoral care, and so on.  One of the rotations was building and […]

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