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September 28th, 2014 – Pentecost 16

Some years ago, a Roman Catholic priest who had been a friend and colleague for nearly 15 years died.  At his funeral, which was full of God-talk, I knew that because of the brokenness in the relationship between our Churches, I would not be able to share in bread and wine when it came time


September 21st, 2014 – Pentecost 15

This week has seen several pronouncements from Church leaders.  From Archbishop Tutu to the Primates of Anglican and Lutheran Churches in Canada and the US, they are speaking out about the urgent need for humanity to address global warming in a decisive way.   Demonstrations will occur today in New York City, and right here


September 14, 2014 – Holy Cross Day

Preacher: The Reverend Mona Goulette Text: John 3:13-17; Numbers 21:4b-9; 1 Corinthians 1:18-24   I thought I would begin by conducting a rather informal, unscientific survey of our gathering here this morning. Question: please raise your hand if you came to the Christian faith because you happened to hear a logical, well-reasoned, well-argued, coherent theologically-sound