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Tell Me a Story

June 9, 2024 John 1:1-5 Rev. Kristen J. Kleiman   In the beginning; once upon a time….when we hear these words, our ears perk up because we know we are going to hear a story.  And no matter our age or stage in life, we all love a good story. A good story does more than...
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Go!

May 19, 2024 Acts 2:1-21 Rev. Kristen J. Kleiman   Today is Pentecost, which means that today is Go day.  Today is the day we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit.  The gift of the Holy Spirit to each and every one of us.  Today is the day we go!  Go out and share God’s...
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Ready, Set

May 12, 2024 Acts 1:6-11 Rev. Kristen J. Kleiman   Ascension Day – sounds like a spell from Harry Potter.  Celebrated 40 days after Easter, which was this past Thursday, it’s a real day in the Christian calendar.  Other than hearing that European countries get the day or...
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Interrupting Spirit

May 5, 2024 Acts 10:34-38, 44-48 Rev. Kristen J. Kleiman   Knock, Knock, (Who’s there), Interrupting Cow, (Interrupting Cow Who) Mooo!   That silly joke was told by one of the Pack 6 cub scouts a week ago at the Scout Camp Out for the Community, and even though I knew...
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Love Revealed

April 28, 2024 1 John 4:7-12 Rev. Kristen J. Kleiman   According to author, Gary Chapman, there are five love languages: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch. In his book, the Five Love Languages, Chapman proposes that we...
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People Things

April 14, 2024 Luke 24:36-49 Rev. Kristen J. Kleiman   “He does people things”, our nephew said in complete surprise. We had been visiting family to introduce our new baby to them, when 7 week old Jack had let out a yawn, and his teenage cousin was absolutely astonished,...
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Because

March 31, 2024 John 20:1-18 Rev. Kristen J. Kleiman   Before him, she could barely live a normal life.  Scripture tells us that before Jesus, Mary Magdalene was filled with seven spirits.  Seven spirits pulling her this way and that.  Seven spirits controlling her, caging...
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I Have Decided to Share Jesus

March 17, 2024 Acts 8:26-40 Rev. Kristen J. Kleiman   Since December, our church community has been working with the Rev. Paul Nickerson, a church vitality consultant.  There are a lot of ways that a church community can become more vital.  We have chosen “reaching new...
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Selah

March 10, 2024 Psalm 46 & Philippians 4:6-7 Rev. Kristen J. Kleiman   “God hath yet more light and truth to break forth from God’s Holy Word.”  John Robinson spoke these words when he blessed some of his church members as they set off on the journey that would take...
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Cookie Math

March 3, 2024 Deuteronomy 26:1-13 Rev. Kristen J. Kleiman   Money.  Talking about money makes us uncomfortable.  Uncomfortable because most people have a really complicated relationship with money.  Money makes us feel anxious – worried we don’t have enough, concerned we...
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