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“A Mirror, Dimly”–A sermon by Rick Seaholm, August 20, 2017

Rick Seaholm Commissioned Minister of Music Edwards Church August 20, 2017 Romans 12:1-8 (NRSV) 1 Corinthians 12 (NRSV) Matthew 6:25-34 (NRSV) One of the benefits of working and teaching at a business school is that I encounter and develop friendships

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“Mattering”–A sermon by Rev. Dr. Debbie Clark, July 16, 2017

“Mattering” Isaiah 42:5-10; Matthew 5:14-16 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark July 16, 2017   “What you do matters.” You’ve heard me say these words before. I say them so often because I need to hear them.  I say them so

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“Turn, Turn, Turn”–A sermon by Rev. Shane Montoya, June 25, 2017

Turn, Turn, Turn, Ecclesiastes 3:1-13; James 2:8, 14-17 Written by Rev. Shane Montoya, Preached on June 25, 2017 A couple of months ago, Debbie and I started to plan the Palm Sunday Service, imagining it as a joyful protest parade

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Elf Wisdom–A sermon by Debbie Clark, June 11, 2017

“Elf Wisdom” Psalm 148; I John 2:7-10 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark June 11, 2017   About a year ago, we began a new tradition here at Edwards Church. On the the Sundays with a baptism, I incorporate the meaning

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Signs of the Times Part III: Flags in the Cemetery, a sermon by Debbie Clark, May 28, 2017

“Signs of the Times Part III: Flags in the Cemetery” I Samuel 8:4-22; Matthew 18:1-4 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark May 28, 2017 It has been a year filled with signs.  Last summer and fall, they were campaign signs, plastering

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“Signs of the Times—Part 2: No importa de donde eyes…” Rev. Debbie Clark–May 21, 2017

“Signs of the Times—Part 2: No importa de donde eres…” Deuteronomy 10:17-19; Matthew 15:21-28 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark May 18, 2017   The top third of the sign has a green background, with Spanish words: “No importa de donde

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Signs of the Times Part I: Awe and Curiosity, by Rev. Dr. Debbie Clark

“Signs of the Times Part I: Awe and Curiosity” Psalm 19:1-10, Matthew 16:1-4 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark May 7, 2017   The ink was running from the perpetual drizzle, but the message on the sign was crystal clear: “Got

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Stuffed Quahogs–An Easter Sermon by Debbie Clark–April 16, 2017

Stuffed Quahogs John 21:1-17 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark April 16, 2017 Stuffed Quahogs?  I’m not sure I’d ever had them before.  I am sure I had never had them at a reception following a Memorial Service.  But there they

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Opening the Gates of Hope–a Palm Sunday sermon by Debbie Clark–April 9, 2017

Opening the Gates of Hope Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Matthew 21:1-11 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark April 9, 2017 It would have been a good day to stay indoors.  A good day for the people of Jerusalem to huddle with their

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The Space Between Our Hands–A Sermon by Debbie Clark, April 2, 2017

“The Space Between our Hands” Psalm 84; Matthew 14:22-32 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark April 2, 2017   More than a decade ago, I preached a sermon on Psalm 84 that drew upon Auguste Rodin’s famous hands, which you will

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