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Archives: June 2020

Jun 25, 2020 - Amy Norton

Beloved,

Last week, we heard Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III's prophetic sermon challenging us to examine just when the "someday" of "we will overcome someday" is.

We kicked off our summer sermon series "Adventures in Faith," and as Kent wrote in last week's blog, "Adventure can mean all sorts of...

Jun 18, 2020 - Kent French

NOTE: This Sunday, June 21, we begin streaming worship at 9AM, our new summer time (through September 6) on our YouTube channel.

All-Parish Zoom Meeting, 10am: I hope you will all make every effort to attend our Spring All-Parish meeting on Zoom, at 10am or directly after worship this Sunday. God has some exciting challenges and opportunities for us in the year ahead. Check your Friday and Sunday morning...

Jun 11, 2020 - Kent French

Rooted in the Past, Reaching into Our Future

Where there is no vision, the people perish. Proverbs 29:18

In 1970, ponchos, fringe, tie-dye shirts and bell bottoms were in fashion, Stokely Carmichael and Angela Davis were leaders in the Black Power movement, the National Organization for Women (NOW) was lobbying hard for the Equal Rights Amendment, Boeing introduced the 747, Carl Yaztrzemski began his ninth season with the Red Sox, the anti-war movement was growing stronger, and...

Jun 04, 2020 - Kent French

For eight years now, we have enjoyed a mutually congenial relationship with Temple Shir Tikva in Wayland. The core of this congregational relationship is the friendship between their Cantor Hollis Schachner and our Minister of Music, Susan DeSelms, who also serves as Choir Director at the...