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Sermons by “Rev. Jason S. Glombicki”

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21st Sunday After Pentecost

Last Wednesday was our first small group gathering on spiritual practices. If you missed it, you should join us this Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. as we continue this exploration. Anyway, last week’s topic was prayer. It was mentioned that there are only three types of prayer: help, thanks, and wow! Pretty simple. This suggestion comes from Anne Lamott, who is one of my favorite authors. In her book she suggests that prayers can be short. So short that it can be one word, namely help, thanks, and wow!…

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Feast of Saint Francis

Do you ever wonder why children ask “why” so often? Adults get questions like, “why can’t I stay up as late as you do?” or “why don’t we want others to see our private parts?” or even “why do cats have hair?” Children are curious. Their curiosity helps them build vocabulary, understanding, and skills. These questions prepare them for the future. As adults we want to prepare them, and so we try to answer their questions…

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Fauna and Flora Sunday

Fear and worry are at an all-time high in America. Polls show that majorities of Americans worry about being a victim of a terrorist attack and crime. Even though overall crime rates are down, the sense of disorder is relentless. Mass shootings are commonplace. Violent protests are routine. Global warming is accepted. Politicians on all sides have tapped into these worries and used them to sway our vote. These societal fears are in addition to the day-to-day fears of life. We wonder: Am I “hitting the mark” at work? Am I failing as a parent? Will my body make it to retirement? Have I made the right investments? Am I even happy? We worry. We’re anxious. We’re afraid…

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