“Living Water for Our Creativity” by Cynthia Dahlin

February 16, 2020

The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

This sermon starts with time travel.  I liked last week’s lectionary better than this weeks, and Bokamoso sang and demonstrated it, but did not speak on it.  So we are going back a week.  “You are the salt of the Earth; but if the salt has lost its taste, how can saltiness be restored? “  This sermon is a shaggy dog story which will get back to this passage from Matthew after a detour through Palestine, Amsterdam, Palestine again and Australia.  “You are the salt of the Earth; but if the salt has lost its taste, how can saltiness be restored?”…

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Bokamoso 2020

February 9, 2018

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

Today the young people from Bokamoso again joined us, bringing us songs and stories from their lives in Winterveld, South Africa.

There is no text, but only our joyous memories of their visit and our anticipation of their return next year.…

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“Communion Sunday” by Kevin Barwick

February 2, 2020

The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

Some of you might remember the Twilight Zone hosted by Rod Serling several decades ago. One episode in particular stuck with me all these years. It opened up with a man sitting in a chair talking about how nervous he was about the soon-to-be removal of his bandages over both his eyes. The doctors said the new surgical procedure would allow him to be able to see perfectly that next day. All his hopes rested on the successful unraveling of those bandages. The next day arrived to find him busting out with excited anticipation of the long-awaited day.…

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“An Appreciation of Fred Taylor” by Dave Lloyd

photo of Fred TaylorFebruary 1, 2020

Dave Lloyd, one of the original members of Seekers Church, was asked to speak at a Church of the Saviour gathering in memory of Fred Taylor, who founded Seekers along with Sonya Dyer in 1976.

I knew Fred for more than 40 years, from the early 1970s before the New Lands process that led to the creation of Seekers Church. When Sharon and I switched from attending the Church of the Saviour’s second service to the earlier one we got to know Fred and his family, and also Sonya Dyer and her family, Muriel Lipp and her family, and others who became the founding members of Seekers Church.…

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