United Church of Christ

This Little Light

Vicki Kemper

I like the spiritual "This Little Light of Mine" as much as the next person, but lately I have been trying to sing it more thoughtfully, and with some humility.


Surely God Was In This Place

Talitha Arnold

Jacob could probably be forgiven for not knowing that God was in the desert where he'd spent the night with only a stone for a pillow.


What Must Take Place After This

Jennifer Brownell

I once heard of a woman who, in the hours before death claimed her, couldn't find her luggage.


Asking for Directions

Matt Laney

Before the service started, he wanted to mail a letter.


Hatred

Quinn G. Caldwell

For my money, this is one of the trickiest of Jesus' teachings.


Freaky Future

Molly Baskette

I was hiking in the mountains with two sages recently, both age 12 and female


Glory

Tony Robinson

Have we got it backwards?


Locked In

Donna Schaper

This passage has a sense of mystery as well as joy. 


Now That Looks Like You

Kenneth L. Samuel

Recently a friend of mine recommended that I follow a certain course of action in dealing with a potential adversary.  The advice seemed reasonable, applicable and definitely understandable to anyone with full knowledge of the situation. 


Inside Spirit

Mary Luti

In this activist denomination the Holy Spirit is often imagined as a divine wrecking ball, smashing oppression and clearing the debris of injustice