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Articles for Faith 

Jun 17, 2019


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: Faith, General

Jun 3, 2019


Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

May 6, 2019

Encountering Scripture

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

God Wrote a Book - by Cynthia Rylant, from God Went to Beauty School (811 RYL)

No, not that one.

Everybody thinks He

wrote that one,

but He didn't.

He's a better writer

than that.

Those guys just

went on and on

and did they

bother to edit?


But wouldn't you know,

you mention…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Apr 29, 2019

The Gnostic Gospels

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

At New Pilgrims UCC in Anacortes, we are studying the Gnostic Gospels, using Bart Ehrman's Lost scriptures: Books that did not make it into the New Testament (229.9205209 EHR).  It is such an interesting topic that I decided to donate my copy of the book to Plymouth Library and encourage you to explore the Gnostic Gospels, too.

First, what are the Gnostic Gospels? They aren't…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith
Articles for Faith