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Preacher's Note: This sermon was written and pre-recorded as the protests surrounding the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis were still developing. As such, this sermon fails to address the realities of racism and white supremacy that once again occupy the national stage. For a pastoral message addressing this, please see this statement from Friday, …

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A Sermon for a Time of Wilderness, Isolation, and Crisis

Unity Lutheran Church + Cross of Life Campus15 March 2020 + Lent 3AJohn 4.5-42; Exodus 17.1-7Rev. Josh Evans, preaching This week at Unity, we live-streamed our Saturday liturgy at the Cross of Life Campus and our Sunday liturgy at the Christ the King Campus. The COL recording is linked here, and the gospel reading and …

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What Paul Revere, Motel 6, and Harriet Tubman Have in Common

Unity Lutheran Church + Cross of Life Campus9 February 2020 + Epiphany 5 / Lectionary 5AMatthew 5.13-20Rev. Josh Evans, preaching “Listen, my children, and you shall hearOf the midnight ride of ___ [Paul Revere].” So begins Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s famous poem depicting the night that ignited the American Revolution. With Boston under British occupation, threatening …

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