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“Dignity” by Rev. Wayne A. Laws

By on May 4, 2015

“Dignity” John 15:1-8, I John 4:7-21 Today, as is our custom on the first Sunday of each month we will be celebrating the sacrament of Communion. When I was a kid going to church I use to love Communion Sundays.

“What’s Love Got to do With It?” by Rev. Wayne A. Laws

By on April 26, 2015

Psalm 23, John 10:11-18, I John 3:16-24 Perhaps there is not a more well known verse from the Bible than “The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want”  or a more beloved Psalm.  I did a google search on

“Creating a New Table” Amos 5:18-24

By on November 16, 2014

“Creating a New Table”   I don’t know if any of you had this same experience but as a kid growing up I did not like my name.  I just never thought my name was cool.  I couldn’t point to

“Looking Into the Mirror” Judges 4:1-7

By on November 16, 2014

This story of Deborah that Marcia just read for us is unique in our scriptures — both the Hebrew and Christian.  In general, women in both testaments are defined by their sexual and reproductive status; they are tempters, virgins, harlots,

“Why I Went to Jail” Rev. Wayne A. Laws

By on May 26, 2014

“Why I Went to Jail” (Rev. Wayne A. Laws) You hear it all the time.  You hear from people on the left.  You hear from people on the right and those in between.  You hear from politicians and people on

“Shrine Living” by Rev. Wayne A. Laws, May 25, 2014

By on May 26, 2014

“Shrine Living” Acts 17:16-28, Mountain View United Church, May 25, 2014 I love watching sports.  It does not matter if it is a baseball diamond, a football field, a basketball court, hockey rink, or golf course I enjoy watching the

Rachel Is Weeping For Her Children

By on March 17, 2014

Rev. Wayne A. Laws Some years ago, a little boy was watching the blanket coverage of the 9/11 attacks.  It was the only thing on TV.  Over and over again he watched the towers collapse, the fire and the destruction,