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Pastors Sound Off: A New Resource from the UCC

Earlier this summer I was asked to contribute an essay to a new resource from the United Church of Christ’s publishing arm. Pastors Sound Off: Causes We Can’t Keep Quiet About  168 more words


Wishy-Washy or Forgiving?

Today I brought visual aids to church to help with the sermon. I placed Snoopy and Charlie Brown on either side of the light that is on the pulpit. 1,530 more words

Layperson Sermons

Clocks, Dinosaurs, and Other Inconvenient Realties: A Sermon on Creation for September 14, 2014

May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be always acceptable to you, O God, my rock and my redeemer. Amen. 1,760 more words


September 11: Can We Forgive?

Rev Jane Willis

Sept 14, 2014

Matthew 18:21-35   The Servant Who Had No Mercy

21 Peter came to Jesus. He asked, “Lord, how many times should I forgive my brother when he sins against me? 1,702 more words


Why Church?

Welcome to my world! This question- Why Church? – is a question I wrestle with all the time. Yes, I’m a pastor. Yes, I love the funny, strange, committed, frustrating, compassionate, awesome people I serve and worship with. 214 more words

A New Day

Welcome to the UCC GS30 Volunteer Blog

You are here because you are interested in the United Church of Christ.  Specifically you are interested in learning more about volunteering for our June 26-30 General Synod in Cleveland, Ohio. 53 more words


The scripture for the message this morning was mostly based on Exodus 12:1-14. I also used Romans 13:8-14 and Matthew 18:15-20 as per the revised lectionary that many denominations follow. 1,789 more words

Layperson Sermons