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Pastor Mark

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Follow the Star

Merry Christmas, to all of you who still celebrate the twelve days of Christmas. And, Happy Epiphany! Today is the traditional celebration of the arrival of the Magi to visit Jesus. This is the manifestation...

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January 06, 2012
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Our Christmas Manger

Our church crèche is a lovely, serene, though almost crowded, scene. Mary and Joseph sit with Jesus in the stable. They are watched by shepherds, kings, sheep, cows and an angel floating overhead. I do...

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December 23, 2011
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Mary Falls Apart

This past Sunday I preached on the importance of Mary as an inspirational symbol of faith. In contrast to our reformations forebears, many of us see in her a model of strength and faith. Then...

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December 16, 2011
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Occupy Wall Street

It is almost impossible to miss the news coverage of the Occupy Wall Street protest being held in New York. This campaign has attracted attention from around the country and inspired similar protests around the...

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October 21, 2011
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Praying for Peace

Wednesday night I prayed at the Westbury Friends meeting house with people from thirteen different religions, including one group I have never been in a service with before—Zoroastrianism.  This was the “Interfaith Witness for Peace...

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September 23, 2011