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Archives: August 2021

Aug 26, 2021 - Amy Norton

As we continue our summer series focusing on our 50th Anniversary theme of "Rooted in our Past, Reaching into our Future," we are inviting our past seminarians to preach for us and tell us a little about how United Parish roots them and helps them reach into the future. This week we get to hear from our 2019-2020 seminarian, Jaz Buchanan.

Jaz came to us from the Metropolitan Community Church tradition, and helped shepherd us into the initial virtual worship innovations of the COVID...

Aug 19, 2021 - Amy Norton

As we continue our summer series focusing on our 50th Anniversary theme of "Rooted in our Past, Reaching into our Future," we are inviting our past seminarians to preach for us and tell us a little about how United Parish roots them and helps them reach into the future. This week we get to hear from our 2018-2019 seminarian, Wilson Hood. 

Wilson came to us in his final year at Harvard Divinity School, a preacher's kid whose deep abiding love for God's beloved children shone out of...

Aug 12, 2021 - Kent French

This summer we are focusing on our 50th Anniversary theme of "Rooted in our Past, Reaching into our Future," and invited our five past seminarians and founding pastor to preach and share how this community rooted them and also helped them reach, and to hear what's happened in their life and ministry since leaving United Parish. The past two Sundays we heard from Cydney Van Dyke (2014-16) and...

Aug 05, 2021 - Kent French

In our summer emphasis on our 50th Anniversary theme of "Rooted in our Past, Reaching into our Future," we have invited our five past seminarians to preach and share about how this place rooted them and also helped them reach, and to hear what's happened in their life and ministry since leaving United Parish. Last Sunday we heard from Cydney Van Dyke (2014-16) and this Sunday we'll hear from Lindsey Franklin (2016-17), currently the Associate Pastor for Development at...