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Jun 18, 2018


Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

Back in 2005, the General Synod of the United Church of Christ voted to support marriage equality. You may remember the consternation and dismay amongst some UCC churches and some UCC members. At that time, only one state (Massachusetts) had legaized same-sex marriage.  In the following years, more and more states joined in legalizing same-sex marriage and in June, 2015, the U.S. Supreme…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Jun 11, 2018

Memories of my father

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

In honor of Father's Day, I would like to share some memories of my father, but there is so much that I never know about him. I didn't know him when he was a child, or when he starred in the play "Hicksville to Hollywood" at Franklin High School. I didn't know him when he served in the army during World War II, or when he was a dashing young man about town, frequenting…  MORE >>

Jun 4, 2018


Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Last month I wrote about how, on Pentecost, people were all talking in different tongues but understanding each other all the same. I think it is time to re-run this article. This country, and the world, seems to have become so polarised. We don't even want to listen to each other, much less understand them. I'll stand up and say I'm guilty. Read this again, and then see the new book…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

May 28, 2018

Memorial Day

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

As we prepare to observe Memorial Day, I am thinking about wars.  In recent years, there has been increased attention to the First World War and the tremendous toll it took on the affected countries and on the soldiers, many of whom faced unimaginable horrors.  We will continue to see more books published on this war which was being fought 100 years ago.

There is no one left…  MORE >>

Topics: General