New Things (May 21, 2017 Sermon)

New Things Acts 17:22-31 and John 14:15-21 Jennifer Garrison Brownell May 21, 2017 We love new things. Babies, for example. And if the internet is any indication, baby mammals of all kinds. We love fresh school supplies –the promise of unsharpened pencils, and empty notebooks. I heard not long ago …

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Palm Sunday Sermon

Matthew 21:1-11 Van UCC Jennifer Garrison Brownell She’s had her 15 minutes of fame for a couple of months at least, but I just tuned in this week to the live feed of the giraffe named April, resident of and adventure park zoo in New York state, as she paces …

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Peace Be On This House

Jennifer: In today’s scripture, we heard how Jesus sent the disciples out with nothing, trusting that what they needed would be provided. The circumstances are different, but this congregation has also have been sent out, and we have found that what we needed has been provided in abundance. This morning …

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