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The Rev. David Minnick
Apr 19 2015

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Where Are You, Jesus?

Jennifer Hanrahan
Apr 12 2015

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The Rev. David Minnick
Apr 5 2015

No sermon transcript is available

The Light of Good Friday

The Rev. Clare Robert
Apr 3 2015

Good Friday is a day of darkness. The somber story of Jesus death, the central event.  Around his death, leading up to and after, we have pain, fear, foreboding, and despair.   There is darkness at noon, and for three hours after, the sun is hidden away.  The temple curtain is torn.  Jesus gives up his spirit to God. In Luke’ s account, there...

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The Rev. Clare Robert, The Rev. David Minnick
Mar 29 2015

No sermon transcript is available

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The Rev. David Minnick
Mar 22 2015

“Word Watch” is a column published weekly in the Hartford Courant.   In this column, questions about words and their usage are explored and discussed.  Many times, people send in questions for the writer of the column, frequently asking about a word’s history and correct use.  I have always found it a thought-provoking column to read.

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The Rev. David Minnick
Mar 15 2015

As you know, those of us who are interim ministers, get to be interviewed by church search committees quite often.  When you are in a profession that leads you to a new setting every couple of years, one of the things that you become quite used to is being interviewed.  When I realized the importance of having some interviewing skills early...

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The Rev. David Minnick
Mar 8 2015

No sermon transcript is available

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The Rev. David Minnick
Mar 1 2015

I don’t know when I’ve been as eager to turn the page of a calendar as I was this morning.   This has been a February I am glad to see come to an end and today, we gather on the first day as well as the first Sunday in March.   Looking ahead, when we gather in four weeks, on the 5 th and last Sunday in March, it will be Palm...

Meeting Jesus in the Parking Lot

The Rev. Clare Robert
Feb 22 2015

Baptized. Beloved. Spirit. Wilderness. Tempted. Proclaiming. Repent. Believe. Good News.

In these few words, we can summarize the verses we have just heard from Mark’s gospel. Mark is brief, he is to the point, and easy to remember. This is always Mark’s way. He is in a rush to tell us the story and to get us to Jerusalem. His is...

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