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The Rev. David Minnick
Jul 20 2014

Sermon  07-20-14                             Acts 16:16-25

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The Rev. David Minnick
Jul 13 2014

Sermon   07-13-14                            Matthew 13: 1-9; 18-23

The story is told of an artist, whose specialty was abstract works, who when asked to explain one of his pieces on display remarked, “If I tell you, that’s all you’ll ever see there.”  (David Zersen)

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The Rev. David Minnick
Jul 6 2014

Sermon    07-06-14                       Leviticus 25: 8-12               Isaiah 43:18-21

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June 29, 2014

The Rev. David Minnick
Jun 29 2014

Sermon     06-29-12                            Matthew 10:40-42

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"On Beauty"

The Rev. Clare Robert
Jun 22 2014

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June 1, 2014

The Rev. David Minnick
Jun 1 2014

          Once upon a time, there were two people, who were very much in love.   Unfortunately, their studies at college took them far apart, one studying on the East Coast and the other on the West Coast.  This was some time ago, before cell phones, computers and the internet, and even before regular telephones, which we now call “land lines.”   And so these young lovers had to take pen to paper and write one another.   Several times a week, they wrote out long letters,...

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May 25, 2014

The Rev. David Minnick
May 25 2014

“They hate us more than they love life.”

I don’t get to read him as often as I like, or as often as I should, but I have long been a fan of New York Times writer Thomas Friedman.  Friedman reports on news and issues impacting life in the Mid-East and his columns in the early days after 9-11 were incredibly profound to my mind.   In one of those timely columns, Friedman, in seeking to explain the terrorist’s mindset, wrote the line that has stayed with me ever since I first read it, almost thirteen years ago.  “They...

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May 18, 2014

The Rev. David Minnick
May 18 2014

Last month marked the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.   Serious competitors in events as grueling as these, as well as many other physically demanding sports, often use a discipline known as cross-training in preparation for the big event.  Body-builders also use cross-training to develop a specific part of their body.  Each day in cross-training, a different part of the race strategy or a specific part of the body is worked on.  For instance, runners will alternate long grueling workouts, with shorter,...

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From Proof to Faith

Chuck Paul
Apr 27 2014

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April 6, 2014

The Rev. David Minnick
Apr 6 2014

                I doubt very much if Tennyson had recently read the prophecies of Ezekiel when he proclaimed his infamous words of encouragement in the midst of loss—“Tis better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.”

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