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“Commit”; Carla J. Bailey’s Jan. 22 sermon

What if, for the first disciples called, their grinding poverty as fishermen was as responsible as the rabbi’s charisma for their immediate assent to Jesus’ invitation to “Follow me”? Carla urged her listeners to commit to being courageous and compassionate on … Continue reading

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“Herods”; Carla Bailey’s Jan. 8 sermon

To confront the evil and violence of Herods, from Biblical to contemporary, we rely on our faith communities to protect our children, and we summon courage to resist systems, powers and principalities that would threaten innocent people, Carla preached. Jesus … Continue reading

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“Hopes and Fears”; Carla J. Bailey, Dec. 24, 2016

“As we celebrate the birth of the little baby boy Jesus who grew to be the radical force for forgiveness, humility, relinquished power and love, it would comfort God, I think, if we too pondered the entire story of his … Continue reading

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