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Archives: November 2021

Nov 23, 2021 - Kent French

As we begin the new liturgical year, we celebrate Advent alongside the launching of our Negro Spirituals Royalties Project (more info here). We will center both our Sunday morning and Tuesday midweek worship around four spirituals: 1. Mary Had a Baby ...

Nov 18, 2021 - Kent French

November 21: Autumn All-Parish Meeting following worship, in the Sanctuary and on Zoom. Find out what God's doing in our midst.

Some of us will remember the Sunday School song: Zacchaeus was a wee little man, A wee little man was he. He climbed up in a sycamore tree For the Lord he wanted to see....

Nov 10, 2021 - Amy Norton

Beloved,

This week, we continue to follow along with our children and youth in their autumn Church School curriculum of “Seeking Justice Together” and “Setting Things Right” by diving into one of Jesus' parables, a story of a relationship ruptured and repaired, with a lot of confession and grace in between!

Our curriculum devotional reflects,

"The son, we are told, travels to a distant land where he quickly burns through his inheritance with “dissolute living.” It is...

Nov 04, 2021 - Thomas Mitchell

REMINDER: Daylight Savings ends this Sunday, set clocks back one hour.

Shalom, Good People! This Sunday will be my first time preaching at United Parish. We’ll continue following alongside our Church School curriculum by reading from Leviticus 25:1-12, and hearing about the proclamation of the Year of Jubilee. 

The actual proclamation of the Jubilee is quite short. The vast majority of the chapter (verses 8-55...