Monthly Archives: October 2013

some thoughts on Freedom

This sermon was preached on October 27, 2013.  The Bible readings are John 8:31-36 and Romans 3:19-28. In high school, I attended a church that was what we might call “contemporary.”  In place of an organ, there were two guitars, … Continue reading

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thoughts on the death of the Church

The Church is dying.  It’s terminally ill.  Perhaps it’s already dead. Or so I’ve heard.  I’ve heard it from professors, from church leaders, from sociologists.  Attendance is dwindling, buildings are closing, and members are getting older.  There are “not enough” … Continue reading

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some thoughts on Holy Communion

One of my duties as “Vicar Beth” at my internship site is visiting “shut-ins,” i.e., the members who, for one reason or another, are unable to leave their homes to join in worship on Sunday mornings.  These visits include time … Continue reading

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