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Sermon: Peace to this House

A line drawing from a page of a book depicting a standing figure, bearded, addressing a group of men.

July 7, 2019Fourth Sunday after PentecostLuke 10:1-11, 16-20 by Eric Anderson What is the core mission of the Church of Jesus Christ? It’s one of those questions we get to ask, and that we must ask, over and over again. We even wrote it into the Constitution of the United Church of Christ: “[The UCC] […]

July 7, 2019 in Sermons by

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Pastor’s Corner: Off to Synod

Pastor Eric, Sue Smith, and John Narruhn aboard an airplane (on a trip of Synod delegates earlier in the month).

June 19, 2019 By the time you read this, I will be winging my way (or rather, an airplane will be winging me on my way) to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for the thirty-second General Synod of the United Church of Christ. Unlike Sue Smith and John Narruhn, who will be voting delegates who actually have to […]

June 19, 2019 in Pastor's Corner Reflections by

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Open Community Sing

Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, everyone is welcome to join in our Open Community Sing! NOTE: Community Sing will resume July 11, 2019.Bring a song, an instrument, or simply your voice to raise in song. “Remember when you sing in a community, that you are not just making your way through a […]

June 18, 2019 in Community, Events by

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What I’m Thinking: Loss and Hope

I’m traveling during the next couple of weeks. My thoughts, rather than holding to a Scripture text, are on some people we grieve at Church of the Holy Cross this month. Here’s a transcript: I confess it. I’m not thinking about a Scripture passage coming up in the Revised Common Lectionary. I will be traveling […]

June 16, 2019 in What I'm Thinking by

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Sermon: Oh, To Be Wise

Photo of a mosaic showing the crowned woman from head to shoulders. The mosaic uses just black and white colors.

June 16, 2019Trinity SundayProverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 by Eric Anderson When the preacher begins a sermon with a list of the things that the sermon might have been about but isn’t, it’s a sign of at least one thing and possibly two things. It’s certainly a sign that the topics before the preacher are bigger than […]

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