Ownership and Forgiveness

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Service celebrated at the First Unitarian Church of Hobart, Indiana, on 09 October, 2011; by Rev. Chip Roush

OPENING WORDS
Ten and a half days ago, at sundown on September 28th, many of our Jewish friends celebrated the beginning of the year 5772. Rosh Hashanah—literally, the “head of the year”—is the first day of the year, and therefore it is the anniversary of the creation of the world. On Rosh Hashanah, some believe, God opens the Book of ~read more~

Post Secret: Confession & Forgiveness (sermon; 081005)

I did not preach a Yom Kippur service this year, but I will post one that I did, two years ago.  There are other service elements included here; especially for the readings, you might imagine them read in different voices:

PRELUDE

Happy New Year, and welcome to the first Sunday Service of the year 5769.  According to the calendar kept by our Jewish cousins, the new year began at sunset last Monday evening.  That celebration, Rosh Hashanah, began ~read more~

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