Tag Archives: Religious Education

From Phone Booth to Cell Phone: Building the Next RE Program (sermon)

I borrow this series of questions from my colleague, Rev. Peter Boullata.  You might also remember that I asked you these same questions about a year and a half ago when I preached about change and generational shifts. The need … Continue reading

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Making a Joyful Noise: Bridging at First Parish

I fell in love again today. This morning it was not hot, but it was humid. Every window in the sanctuary was open, but it did not much matter. It was like god had used it last night to bake … Continue reading

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Kids Say the Darndest Things

When my daughter was little, she would say the cutest things. One time we were driving on a dirt road.  She saw a lizard-like creature cross in front of us. She shouted, “Stop!  It’s a fig newton in the road!” … Continue reading

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Holy Tampon, Batman!

The holiest moment I have experienced at my home congregation involved a tampon. Many years ago I was trained to be a teacher/facilitator of the Our Whole Lives (OWL).  Don’t know what OWL is? Our Whole Lives helps participants make … Continue reading

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