Sermons by Rev. Raymond Clothier

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Easter Sunday: March 27, 2016


The story we remember this morning starts with an exhausted woman getting out of bed. She has had a horrible few days. A man she loved, a man who made her feel lovable, has been killed. Not only killed, but captured by the government, condemned as a traitor, tortured and executed. She cannot voice her […]

Fear Not: Lenten Luncheon Talk on March 16, 2016


Travel with me way back in the halcyon days of 1995. Most people had never heard of the Internet and very few had it in their homes. Cell phones were still mostly seen in James Bond movies. Hackers were still Americans tinkering with computers in their basements rather than foreign armies. The state that I […]

March 13, 2016: Extravagant Love


Extravagant Love There are times when the practical and wise choice is not the best one. Frederick taught me that. Like the field mice, we the snippets of beauty that Frederick collected to brighten up the long nights of winter. Now, the daylight will last long into the evening, the mud is already drying out, […]

Service on Sunday, February 7, 2016


Transfiguration Sunday Sermon excerpt: Listen! God has created you. God has put a divine light within you. You may not sense that it is there, but others can see it in your face. When you begin to perceive its glow, you may want to hide it under a bushel. It makes the world look strange […]