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Tag: Guest Speaker Sermon

Worship with Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber – November 20, 2022

Be with us this morning as we are joined by Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber. Rev. Bolz-Weber is an ordained Lutheran pastor and public theologian. She writes and speaks about personal failings, recovery, grace, faith, and really whatever the hell else she wants to. She is the founder of House for All Sinners & Saints in Denver, CO, the creator and host of The Confessional and the author…

Juneteenth Sunday Worship – June 19, 2022

Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in the United States and is the oldest known celebration honoring the end of enslavement of people of African descent. While Juneteenth celebrates freedom, it also reminds us of the many ways in which the legacy of slavery still lives in our national life. We remember that many promises of freedom were not kept;…

Worship with Special Guest Preacher: The Rev. Traci deVon Blackmon – April 18, 2021

Today, we welcome a special guest preacher, the Rev. Traci deVon Blackmon, to our pulpit. Rev. Blackmon is the Associate General Minister of Justice and Local Church Ministries for The United Church of Christ. As a featured voice on many local, national, and international platforms, Rev. Blackmon’s life’s work focuses on communal resistance to systemic injustice through the redemptive power…

MLK Remembrance Worship – January 17, 2021

We gather from our separate places of worship, but with a common purpose to remember and to recommit ourselves to the principals and dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and to our own congregation’s Statement of Commitment to the Work of Anti-Racism. Join us for spirited music, meaningful worship, and to hear anew the challenging and inspiring words of…

Worship – May 17, 2020

Today, we welcome Commissioner Eileen Higgins to our pulpit. What an honor to have County Commissioner Eileen Higgins of the Fifth District with us this Sunday to bring our morning message. Eileen, a member of Gables UCC, is one of the hardest working, most committed, and most loyal commissioners in the history of Miami-Dade County (and it’s not because we…

Second Sunday of Lent Worship – March 8, 2020

Second Sunday in Lent “Lenting” Go of Certainty “Lenting,” as a verb, suggests a little more intentionality than Lent as a season that we passively watch come and go like the seasons of the year. “Lenting,” like most verbs pertaining to human activity, connotes a choice or commitment of some sort. In the same vein as working, leaving, playing, sailing,…