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Archives: November 2017

Nov 16, 2017 - Kent French

This Sunday, we step aside once more from our series on the Elements of Worship to celebrate and prepare for Thanksgiving Day.

Last Sunday, we heard a wonderfully engaging sermon about communion, and what it means to share a table with our companions (literally, "those who break bread together") and to follow Jesus into the realm of risky love. As you prepare for whatever meal you...

Nov 09, 2017 - Amy Norton

As I grew up, I slowly became aware that different types of Christians celebrated communion at varying frequencies. My Catholic and Anglican friends took communion at every service, some of my non-denominational Protestant friends only had communion a handful of times per year. My church celebrated communion on the first Sunday of the month, the same Sunday that we’d re-affirm our church covenant, which had been written by the church community some time before I was born.

I never...

Nov 02, 2017 - Kent French

"Who are these, robed in white, and where have they come from?" Revelation 7:13

This Sunday we are going to step aside from our Elements of Worship series to remember All Saints Day, celebrated this past Wednesday, November 1. We will also welcome once again the Boston University Trombone Choir. (If you haven't experienced them before,...