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Rev. Ken Peterkin, December 29, 2013

 

Rev. Ken Peterkin, January 5, 2014

 

Rev. Ken Peterkin, January 12, 2014

 

Rev. Ken Peterkin, January 26, 2014

 

Rev. Ken Peterkin, February 2, 2014

 

Rev. Ken Peterkin, February 9, 2014

 

Rev. Jim Silver, February 16, 2014

 

Rev. Ken Peterkin, February 23, 2014

 

"Transfiguration"  Rev. Ken Peterkin,

March 2, 2014

 

"Patience"  Rev. Ken Peterkin,

March 9, 2014

 

"Reawakening"  Rev. Ken Peterkin,

March 16, 2014

 

"Spiritual Thirst" Rev. Ken Peterkin,

March 23, 2014

 

"Reaching Out" Rev. Ken Peterkin,

March 30, 2014

 

"Who He Was" Rev. Ken Peterkin,

April 6, 2014

 

"The Merchant and his Colt"  Rev Ken Peterkin

April 13, 2014

 

"Doubt" Rev Ken Peterkin,

April 27, 2014

 

"Seeing and Believing" Rev Ken Peterkin,

May 4, 2014

 

"Thankfulness" Rev Ken Peterkin,

May 11, 2014

 

"The Power of the Spirit" Rev. Ken Peterkin,

June 8, 2014

 

"Getting What you Need" Rev. Ken Peterkin,

September 28, 2014

 

"The Commandments" Rev. Ken Peterkin,

October 5, 2014

 

"Getting Along" Rev. Ken Peterkin,

October 12, 2014

 

"Recognizing the Complexity of Faith" Rev. Ken Peterkin,  

October 19, 2014

 

"Defining Blessing" Rev. Ken Peterkin,

Novermber 2, 2014

 

Keeping Our Lamps Full.  Rev Ken Peterkin,

November 9, 2014

 

"Getting...and Giving Back" Rev Ken Peterkin 

November 16, 2014

 

"The Practice of Thanksgiving" Rev. Ken Peterkin

November 23, 2014

 

The 2014 Children's Christmas Pageant. 

December 14, 2014.

 

"Hearing the Call" Rev. Ken Peterkin

December 21, 2014

 

"Rejoice!"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

December 28, 2014

 

"Enoch the Shepherd and His Son, Samuel"  Rev. Jim Silver

June 28, 2015

 

"Don't Read the Tabloids!"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

July 5, 2015

 

"Head on a Platter"  Jeff Birch

July 12, 2015

 

"Living into Differences"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

July 19, 2015

 

"Living For Today"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

July 26, 2015

 

"The Bread of Life" Rev. Ken Peterkin

August 2, 2015

 

"Written on Your Heart"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

March 22, 2015

 

"Hosanna!"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

March 29, 2015

 

 

 

"Keep the Light Shining!"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

January 4, 2015

 

"Is That God Calling?"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

January 18, 2015

 

"Going Overboard"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

January 25, 2015

 

"Sowing the Seeds of Hope" Rev. Ken Peterkin

February 8, 2015

 

"The Blame Game" Rev. Ken Peterkin

February 22, 2015

 

"Bearing Your Cross" Rev. Ken Peterkin

March 1, 2015

 

"Assume Positive Intent" Rev. Mary Nelson Abbott

March 15, 2015

 

 

 

"Who Will Roll Away the Stone?" Rev. Ken Peterkin

April 5, 2015

 

"I Am, He Is, and We Are" Jeff Birch

April 12, 2015

 

"Opening Our Minds"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

April 19, 2015

 

"Sing New Songs" Rev.  Ken Peterkin

April 26, 2015

 

"Our True Vine" Rev. Ken Peterkin

May 3, 2015

 

"What Would Jesus Say?"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

May 10, 2015

 

"Our Cynical Hearts"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

May 17, 2015

 

"We Can Hallow This Ground"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

May 24, 2015

 

"Born Out of Patience"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

May 31, 2015

 

"Our Family of Faith"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

June 7, 2015

 

"Sparrows and Dogwoods"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

June 14, 2015

 

"Yearning to Breathe Free"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

June 21, 2015

 

"The Dogs Under the Table"  Rev. Ken Peterkin September 6, 2015

 

" 'Who Do you Think I Am?' "  Rev.  Ken Peterkin

September 13, 2015

 

"Who is the Greatest?"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

September 20, 2015

 

"Salt and Fire"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

September 27, 2015

 

"Fidelity"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

October 4, 2015

 

"Abundance"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

October 11, 2015

 

"Not the End"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

November 1, 2015

 

"The Pharisees and Scribes"  Rev. Ken Peterkin November 8, 2015

 

"No Stone Upon Another"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

November 15, 2015

 

"Not Everything is a Nail"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

November 29, 2015

 

"The Gloomiest of Men" Rev. Ken Peterkin

December 6, 2015

 

"Vipers!"  Rev. Ken Peterkin

December 13, 2015

 

Christmas Eve 2015

 

"Your Servant is Listening"  Rev. Ken Peterkin December 27, 2015

 

"Which God Are You Looking For?"  Rev. Ken Peterkin, January 3, 2016

 

"Doing an Ancient Thing"  Rev. Ken Peterkin, January 24, 2016

 

"The Right Thing, The Right Way"  Rev. Ken Peterkin, January 31, 2016

 

"First Fruits"  Rev. Ken Peterkin,

February 14, 2016

 

"Human-Being"  Rev. Ken Peterkin,

February 21, 2016

 

"Lost But Not Lost"  Rev. Ken Peterkin,

March 6, 2016

 

"Gifts of the Heart"  Rev. Ken Peterkin,

March 13, 2016

 

"Let It All Out"  Rev. Ken Peterkin,

March 20, 2016

 

"It Doesn't Make Sense...or Maybe it Does"  Rev. Ken Peterkin, March 27, 2016

 

"Why Did That Happen?" Rev. Ken Peterkin, April 3, 2016

 

"The Jesus of Paul and Peter"  Rev. Ken Peterkin, April 10, 2016

 

"Your Own Home"  Emily Bjornberg, April 17, 2016

 

"A Moose, a Donkey, and a Congregationalist"  Jeff Birch, April 24, 20

 

"Is it Science?"  Rev. Ken Peterkin, May 1, 2016

 

"That They May All Be One"  Rev. Ken Peterkin, May 1, 2016

 

"Stories of Memorial"  Rev. Ken Peterkin, May 29, 2016

 

"We Are Holy" Rev. Ken Peterkin, June 12, 2016

 

"You Are the Light" Rev. Ken Peterkin, June 19, 2016

 

"Are You Sure?" Rev. Joy Perkett, June 26, 2016

 

"What does Jesus Do?"  Rev. Ken Peterkin, July 3, 2016

 

"It's a 'No Brainer'" Rev. Ken Peterkin, July 10, 2016

 

"Boxes" Rev. Ken Peterkin, July 31, 2016

 

"Put to Shame" Rev. Ken Peterkin, August 21, 2016

 

"Invitation to the Banquet" Rev. Ken Peterkin, August 28, 2016

 

"Who Are You, and What Are You Doing Here?" Rev. Toni Smith, October 2, 2016

 

"Wellness" Rev. Ken Peterkin, October 9, 2016

 

"Written Upon Our Hearts" Rev. Ken Peterkin, October 16, 2016

 

"What the Lord Requires" Rev. Marilyn Kendrix, October 23, 2016

 

"Incredible Blessings" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, October 30, 2016

 

"A Sanctuary for Love" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, November 13, 2016

 

"Endurance" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, December 11, 2016

 

"A Light in the Darkness" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, December 18, 2016

 

"Blessed Be" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, January 29, 2017

 

"Salt of the Earth" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, February 5, 2017

 

"Send Us A Sign!" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, February 26, 2017

 

"Jesus' Dlemma" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, March 5, 2017

 

"Born From Above" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, March 12, 2017

 

"Eyes to See" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, March 26, 2017

 

"A Lot to Work With" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, April 2, 2017

 

"The Donkey and Her Colt" Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, April 9, 2017

 

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United Church of Christ

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Essex, Connecticut 06426

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