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Sunday Mornings

May 26: “Against My Religion” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon. There is no way to talk about this subject that is not wrenching, which usually means that we are at the edges of something sacred. Most of us would probably agree with Albert Schweitzer and others that what he famously called ‘reverence for life’ is a religiously appropriate […]

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May 19: “Something Else from Nothing But” with Ministerial Intern, Rebecca Gant

Click here to start at the sermon. How many of you remember learning about photosynthesis? When you learned that six molecules of carbon dioxide plus six molecules of water plus light yields a sugar molecule and six molecules of oxygen did you stop and say “wow!”? When you learned that animals and plants evolved in […]

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May 12: “Silver and Gold” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon. Every year, of course, has its highs and lows; its historic moments. But fifty years ago, in 1969, the world shifted in some unusually significant ways. In May, the first color pictures of the earth as seen from outer space were published – just consider that for a […]

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April 14: “The Greatness of “Good Enough” with Rebecca Gant, Intern Minister

Click here to start at the sermon. My husband Joe finished high school at 17 and went straight to work driving a forklift in a warehouse. He earned what seemed to him like a lot of money- he could afford his sweet bachelor pad, frequent tickets to rock concerts, and all the Tuna Helper a […]

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April 7: “Wakanda Forever” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon. Critics have long puzzled over the final chapters of Mark Twain’s classic meditation on race in America, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The teenage Huck’s flight from his abusive father and journey down the Mississippi river together with the escaping slave Jim are skillfully drawn, and familiar tropes […]

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March 31: “A Feature, not a Bug” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon. It has been quite some time, and I don’t know how it works these days, but many people in my generation learned to read by following the mild adventures of two children named Dick and Jane. Anybody here remember Dick and Jane? The beginning reader was urged to […]

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