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Worship – Sunday, August 16 – “Prayer: It Changes Us”

Over the course of his life, Jacob offered two kinds of prayers. The first focused on what he wanted God to do for him. “If you keep me safe, give me wealth, bring me back alive, you will be my … Continue reading

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“Brutality (or equivalent) Without Borders” – Zoom Presentation – Thursday, July 30 – 7:00 PM (MDT)

Long-distance United member (and son of Jacquelyn Helin and Robert Glick) William Helin-Glick discusses being detained in China during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and being arrested in Houston during Black Lives Matter protests and COVID-19 pandemic, and the parallels between … Continue reading

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United Voice – August 2020

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“Race Matters: Past and Present” – Zoom Presentation – Monday, August 3 – 5:00 PM (MDT)

Chief Operating Officer of Charleston’s International African American Museum, Dr. Heyward is a graduate of Hampton University and Yale Divinity School (2008), with a PhD in history from University of North Carolina, A native of the Gullah and Geechee community … Continue reading

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“Race Matters – So Does Gender and Family” – Zoom Presentation – Wednesday, Aug. 19 – 7:00 PM (MDT)

Dr. Melanie Harris, Professor of Theology and Ethics at TCU, received her PhD. from New York’s Union Theological School, where Larry Rasmussen was her advisor. A native of Denver, she is an ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, … Continue reading

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Worship – Sunday, August 9 – “Prayer: Sometimes It’s a Struggle”

On his way to meet his older brother (whom he had cheated out of his birthright), Jacob is alone at the River Jabbok. That night, someone or something attacks him. They fight until dawn. (Genesis 32:22-31) Prayer isn’t always contemplative … Continue reading

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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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United Voice – June 2020

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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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