Category Archives: Sermons

#ThursdayThoughts: Strong Women Must Have Strong Faith

On Sunday, we celebrated Women’s Equality Day at the New Church of Montgomery. Gathered readings from the Bible and from Emanuel Swedenborg illustrate how patriarchal and patrilineal societies affect writers of sacred texts. The effect these writings have on the communities … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon: “Who Do You Say That I Am?”

Cincinnati Church Sermon August 19, 2018 Rev. Renee Machiniak “Who Do You Say That I Am?” Psalm 34:4-14; Luke 9:18-20 “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and, sorry I could not travel both. And be one traveler long I … Continue reading

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#MindfulMonday Festival of Gratitude

“IT IS TIME FOR THE FEAST” Sermon by Rev. Dr. Sherrie Connelly New Church of Montgomery Sunday, July 29, 2018 In the reading from 2 Kings [4:42-44] we are told that the Lord gave the people food to eat, and … Continue reading

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#ThursdayTheology Sunday’s Sermon from @JennTafel

Sermon Do You Know the Way? By Rev. Jenn Tafel July 15, 2018 Good morning! It is really good to be here with you folks again. I was a latch-key kid when I was growing up. It started in first … Continue reading

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“If not me, then who?” #CincySermons

Sermon from May 20, 2018; Guest Minister, Rev. Jenn Tafel “If Not Me, Then Who?” Good morning! So glad you are here today. I like the ocean. While I was born in southern California, I spent my childhood and adolescence between Washington, … Continue reading

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Do We Even Need #Theology?

Recently one of our lay-ministers, Pete Toot, asked the question why do we, or do we not need theology. Here is his sermon: Good morning.  Welcome to the New Church of Montgomery Sunday morning worship.  As we will see as … Continue reading

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Why it’s worth being a “Spiritual Gardener”

Sermon: April 29, 2018 Spiritual Gardener By Rev. Dagmar Bollinger It is spring! Don’t you just love the miracle of nature bursting into exuberant greenery and brilliant color? Swedenborgians like to say that we are what we love. I wholeheartedly believe this … Continue reading

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