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Thanksgiving “Drop-by to Drop-off and Give Thanks” Thursday, Nov. 26 at United – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Thanksgiving “Drop-by to Drop-off and Give Thanks” Thursday, Nov. 26 – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm On Thanksgiving Day, from 11:00 to 3:00, United offers an outdoor “Drop-by to Drop-off and Thanks-Give.” You’re invited to come by the church to drop-off food (homemade … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Advent – December 6 – “Waiting for a New Heaven and a New Earth”

Also decades after Jesus’ birth, life, death and resurrection, the unknown author of the “Second Letter of Peter” faced the same challenge as Paul and Mark—how do you strengthen others in their waiting, given that the Second Coming has yet … Continue reading

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Compassionate Christmas Gifts

Advent is upon us, and that means that Christmas is not far off. In that spirit, please plan for United’s Compassionate Christmas Gifts that give compassion, joy, and peace to people and places in need. Click the “give now” button … Continue reading

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United Voice – December 2020

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First Sunday of Advent – Sunday, November 29 – “Waiting for a Sign”

Decades after Jesus’ birth, the apostle Paul promised the United Church of Corinth (Greece) that God would strengthen them in their waiting for Christ’s Second Coming. (I Corinthians 1:1-9). Twenty years later, after the Roman Empire destroyed Jerusalem, the writer … Continue reading

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United Voice – November 2020

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. – Psalm 139:14a (NRSV) I wonder how old the psalmist was when they wrote this psalm. I wonder what gender they were, if they were short or tall, if they … Continue reading

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Children in the Wilderness

God was with Ishmael, and he grew up; he lived in the wilderness, and became an expert with the bow. – Genesis 21:20 (NRSV) Ishmael was a child of the wilderness. Conceived in the wilderness of slavery, he was in utero … Continue reading

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Clothed with Power

“Wait in the city of Jerusalem until you are clothed with power from on high.” – Luke 24:49 (WEB) Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is much in the news right now. From grocery clerks to medical staff, bus drivers to nursing home … Continue reading

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With the Voice of Thanksgiving

“But I with the voice of thanksgiving will sacrifice to you.” – Jonah 2:9 (NRSV) Jonah spoke those words from the belly of a whale. He’d been inside the creature for three days and three nights, after being thrown off … Continue reading

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