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Articles for March 2019 

Mar 25, 2019

Adam and Eve

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Today, I want to explore one of Bible stories that I find particularly troubling. You know that there are two stories in Genesis about the creation of humankind. In one, God created humans in His image, told them to multiply (showing how important mathematics were), and to take good care of the earth and all that is on it. You know how well that has turned out.

In the other story, God…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Mar 18, 2019

Saints, ordinary and extraordinary

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

I sing a song of the saints of God,
patient and brave and true,
who toiled and fought and lived and died
for the Lord they loved and knew....

You can meet them in school, or in lanes, or at sea,
in church, or in trains, or in shops, or at tea;
for the saints of God are just folk like me,
and I mean to be one too.

I recently came upon this old…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Mar 11, 2019

Lent

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

I was looking through some old photographs and came across some taken of bulletin boards that I created when I was Church School Director at the Congregational Church on Mercer Island (UCC) many years ago. I decided that they would be my inspiration for a few articles. This one shows symbols of Lent and Easter: palm fronds, the crown of thornes, a butterfly - so today, I am writing about…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Mar 4, 2019

Evil

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Sunday before last, February 24, the scripture reading in many churches was from Luke, chapter 6, verses 27-38:

(New International Version)

27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith
Articles for March 2019