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Articles for Faith 

Sep 17, 2018

A Fairy Tale

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

Once upon a time, there was a young king named King Dorian. He and his wife, Queen Irina, were expecting their first baby. One day, Queen Irina said to King Dorian, "I've been thinking of what we should name the baby. If it's a boy, I think we should name him after you." 

"I thought of that, too," said the king, "but... what if he's a LOSER?" (True story - only the names have…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Sep 10, 2018

Upon this rock

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

Upon this rock. That is the theme for the next few weeks at Plymouth. Upon this rock I will build my church (Matthew 16:13-20). What do you think about when you hear those words? 

Whatever you are building, be it a house, a skyscraper, a business, an organization, or a marriage, it needs to be built on a strong foundation. Plymouth Church stands on a 148 year old foundation. As…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Aug 6, 2018

Feet of Clay

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

I've been thinking lately about heroes. We want to find people we can look up to, people who are "larger than life", people like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. But our old heroes are now being exposed as having feet of clay. Washington was a slave owner;  Lincoln used ethnic slurs. The "warts and all" biography has become popular. Tabloid reporting, social media attacks, and…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Jul 9, 2018

Give Peas a Chance

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Okay, I couldn't resist the title "Give Peas a Chance" after last week's "Give Peace a Chance".  These two articles aren't as far apart as you might think - one about peacemaking and one about food.  People come together around the table.  A sense of community is established. There are traditions around food.  Religious traditions of feasting and fasting, of sacrifice and…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General
Articles for Faith