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Simple and Straightforward

“Simple and Straightforward”                         First Congregational Church in Thetford Matthew 7:7-12                                              November 15, 2015 Rev. Debbie Ingram Theme:    God wants us to come to him in prayer and simply ask, straightforwardly, for what we want. Purpose:  Think about … Continue reading

Free to Choose

“Free to Choose”                                             First Congregational Church in Thetford Rev. Debbie Ingram Mark 6:1-13, Psalm 48                                                                       November 8, 2015   Theme:            Because we have free will, people don’t always want to receive the gospel message or be helped. Purpose:          Accord … Continue reading

Grieving

Thetford Nov 1, 2015 “GRIEVING” 2 Samuel 12:15-23, John 11:32-44 Theme:            Grief is a process which involves many emotions and psychological stages.  The comfort found in the Christian faith is the empathy we have from God and the hope of … Continue reading

Winning Isn’t Everything

“WINNING ISN’T EVERYTHING”                        First Congregational Church in Thetford 1 Corinthians 4:1-5                                         Oct. 25, 2015 Psalm 131 Theme:            The world wants to keep score and find those to boast and those to blame, but God is the only one who can … Continue reading

The Royal Baby

“THE ROYAL BABY”                                              First Congregational Church in Thetford Hosea 11:1-11                                                        October 11, 20115 … Continue reading

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                         September 20, 2015 Mark 9:30-37                                                                                                  Rev. Rona Kinsley Looking Back, Moving Forward When I arrived two years ago, as your Interim Pastor, you were still stunned by the ending of your … Continue reading

Honoring ALL Workers

  Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                             September 6, 2015 Mk. 7:24-37; Jas. 2:1-10, 14-17                                                 … Continue reading

A Savoring Pace

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                           August 30, 2015 Matthew 11:28-30                                                                                  … Continue reading

What Makes Us Run?

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                                  August 23, 2015 Luke 19:1-10                                                                                                        Rev. Rona Kinsley What Makes Us Run?   Last Sunday, I began a sermon series based on the book, Addicted to Hurry: Spiritual Strategies for … Continue reading