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Are you saved?

Posted by The Rev. Chris Harris on

John 10:1-10 This gospel reminds of a time when two missionaries came to my door one afternoon, and after a few warm up questions, got to their real question: ‘Had I been saved?’ I had just gone to work for the church, so I replied somewhat smugly, ‘thanks but I’m the...

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Doubting Thomas or Truthful Thomas

Posted by The Rev. Mary Lynn Coulson on

The Rev. Mary Lynn Coulson's sermon from May 14, 2017, fifth week of Easter. Today we meet Thomas again, poor Thomas who has won for himself the most unfortunate name: doubting Thomas. I like to call him Truthful Thomas. Thomas, this disciple who isn’t afraid to ask questions – he...

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Stillness of Time – Reflections from a Hospital Window

Posted by Najat Kafity on

As I was recently lying in a hospital bed, I found myself reminiscing over the fourteen stations of the Via Dolorosa. I remembered how we started our walk from St. George's Cathedral to the Old City of Jerusalem at the bright and crisp hour of 6 a.m. Our route was such that we stopped at each of...

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The Connected Church

Posted by The Rev. William Zettinger on

Recently, I was chatting with a good friend who was one of my former customers and is now an executive for a systems engineering company. The company has more than 30,000 employees and its multibillion-dollar Tech Services business roughly divides evenly between North America, Europe and...

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The Lord Has Risen - Alleluia

Posted by The Rev. Mark McKone-Sweet on

On Easter Sunday, we greeted each other with the words of joy “Happy Easter!” It was a wonderful chorus on the patio, at the exchange of the peace and as goodbyes were said in the parking lot. I have to admit, Happy Easter greetings arrived in the middle of Lent from some peoples...

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