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Kruizenga Art Museum Dedication Prayer

Dedication of the Kruizenga Art Museum
Hope College, Holland, Michigan
September 09, 2015
Prayer, Community, Art
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God of Many Names

Interfaith Leadership Dinner Kaufman Interfaith Institute
GVSU, Grand Rapids, Michigan
April 27, 2015
Prayer, Interfaith
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Wedding Prayer

February 01, 2015
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Love, the Bridge between Now and Then

Funeral Service for Mary June Packer
I Corinthians 13: 4-13, I John 4: 7-8, 12, 16
Grand Haven, Michigan
January 12, 2015
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An Old Question and Christian Hope

Funeral Service for Harry F. “Bud” Wynne-Parry
VanZantwick Bartels Kammeraad Funeral Home, Grand Haven, MI
January 10, 2015
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Rhem Family Christmas Service

Christmas Day
Whispering Sands Drive West Olive, MI
December 25, 2014
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The Old Story Ever New: Formation and Freedom

Park Street Discussion Group
Park Church, Grand Rapids, MI
November 23, 2014
Trust, Dogma, Faith Journey, Sacred Mystery, Enlightenment, Love at Core of the Universe
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Restless Mind and Quiet Heart: Quest and Rest

Freedom Village Service
Job 23: 1-10; Psalm 42: 1-5; John 3: 1-10; I John 4: 7-8, 12, 16
Freedom Village Chapel, Holland, MI
September 28, 2014
Faith Journey, Spiritual Quest, God is Love, Change
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Prayer at the Celebration of the Life of Margaret Ruth Oleszczuk

Funeral Service at Sytsema Funeral Home
Lee Chapel, Norton Shores, MI
September 15, 2014
Funeral, Prayer, Grace, Trust
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Reflections on a Life

Funeral Meditation on the Liife of William A. Struck
I Corinthians 13:12
Grand Haven, Michigan
March 06, 2014
Funeral, Reformed Tradition, Spiritual Quest, Love of God
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The Grace to Let Go As Death Approaches

Funeral Meditation and Prayer for Richard J. Westhoff
I Corinthians 15: 42-44, 50, 53-58; Luke 23:32-34, 44-46
VBK Chapel, Grand Haven, Michigan
February 27, 2014
Funeral, Nature of Death, Grace, Community of Faith
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Prayer Celebrating the Life of Norman Campbell

Funeral Service for Norman Campbell
First Congregational Church Muskegon, Michigan
January 24, 2014
Prayer, Funeral, Presence of God, Worship, Grace

Face to Face, Now and Then

Funeral Service for Norman Campbell
Psalm 16: 5-8, 11; I Corinthians 13: 4-13
First Congregational Church Muskegon, Michigan
January 24, 2014
Funeral, Presence of God, Trust, Love

A Family Christmas Prayer

A Prayer at a Rhem Family Gathering
December 25, 2013
Prayer, Christmas, Family, Presence of God, Love
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Anniversary Prayer

A prayer at the 50th wedding anniversary celebration of the Yoas
Grand Haven, Michigan
December 13, 2013
Prayer, Anniversary, Life Journey

Prayer in Celebration of the Life of Dorothy Boelens

Funeral Service for Dorothy Kruizenga Boelens
St. John's Episcopal Chruch, Grand Haven, Michigan
August 01, 2013
Prayer, Mystery, Death, Profile in Love, Family
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A Profile in Love

Funeral Service for Dorothy Kruizenga Boelens
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, 11, 13; I Corinthians 13; John 14:1-3
St. John's Episcopal Chruch, Grand Haven, Michigan
August 01, 2013
Grace, Community of Faith, Profile in Love
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A Tribute to a Lady Full of Grace

Barbara Dee Timmer Memorial Service
Hope Church, Holland, Michigan
May 31, 2013
Grace, Inclusive
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Prayer in Memory of Margaret Feldmann Kruizenga

Memorial Service
Freedom Village, Holland, Michigan
May 25, 2013
God is Love
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The LOVE That Loves Us

Meditation for Margaret Feldmann Kruizenga
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, 11, 13; I John 4:7-8, 12, 16, 19; John 1:1-5, 14 & 18
Freedom Village, Holland, Michigan
May 25, 2013
Love, Spiritual Quest, Sacred Mystery, Family, Funeral
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Prayer in Memory of Marvin Bottema

Funeral Service
Spring Lake, Michigan
March 02, 2013
Prayer, Funeral, Community of Faith
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Rock Solid - Soft Center

Meditation for Marvin Bottema
Psalm 16:8; Romans 8:31; 35-39
Spring Lake, Michigan
March 02, 2013
Faith, Community, Love
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On the Celebration of the Golden Wedding Anniversary of the Campbells

Family Gathering
September 01, 2012
Family, Faith, Life Journey, Grace of God, Celebration of Life, Anniversary

Present to the Presence - Living with Awareness of God in Whom We Trust

Lakeshore Interfaith Center Gathering
Psalm 16:5-11; Romans 8:31, 35-39
Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges
July 29, 2012
Presence of God, Historical View of the Bible, Trust
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The Best Is Yet To Be

Prayer for the Funeral of Louise Zevalkink
Fifth Reformed Church, Grand Rapids
July 03, 2012
Faithful God, Grace, Family
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The Gift of Life: The Face of God

Meditation for the Funeral of Louise Zevalkink
Exodus 33:17-23; I John 4:7-8, 12, 16; Psalm 16:5-11; John 1:1-5, 14, 18; John 14:8-9
Fifth Reformed Church, Grand Rapids
July 03, 2012
Faithful God, Grace
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The Best is Yet to Be, Birdsall Memorial

Prayer and Meditation in Memory of Frederic Birdsall
Freedom Village, Holland, Michigan
June 16, 2012
Faithful God, Grace
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The Trinity: The Heart Has Reasons

Lakeshore Interfaith Center Gathering
John 1:1-5, 18; 14:1-20; I John 4:7-8, 12, 16; In
Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges
June 03, 2012
Divine Mystery, Emergence
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The Presence of God in the Face of Love

Harbour Unitarian Universalist Church
John 1:1-5, 14, 18; I John 4:7-8, 12 & 16
Harbor Unitarian Universalist, Muskegon
April 29, 2012
Nonviolence; God as Love
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Love Never Ends

Fred Meijer Memorial Service Meditation
I Corinthians 13; Luke 10:25-37
Sunshine Community Church, Grand Rapids
November 30, 2011
Good Samaritan; Community
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Prayer at Memorial of Fred Meijer

Fred Meijer Memorial Service
Sunshine Community Church, Grand Rapids
November 30, 2011
Community, Love
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Only a Poem Will Do - When Gratitude Fills the Heart

Thanksgiving Sunday; St. John's Episcopal Church
Psalm 16:5-11; Philippians 4:4-7; Matthew 6:23-34
St. John's Episcopal Church, Grand Haven
November 20, 2011
God is Grace; Gratitude; Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving Prayer

Thanksgiving
St. John's Episcopal Church, Grand Haven
November 20, 2011
Thanksgiving, Community
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Prayer for Life

Nancy Edelmayer Funeral
November 09, 2011
Trust
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Life's Deepest Questions Before the Mystery of God

Lakeshore Interfaith Center Gathering
Job 23:1-10; Ecclesiastes 3:1-22; John 1:1, 14, 18; I John 4:7-8, 12, 16
Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges
August 21, 2011
God as Mystery; Wisdom Literature; Hebrew Scriptures
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Love At the Core: The Grain of the Universe

Lakeshore Interfaith Center Gathering
Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges
July 17, 2011
Sermon on the Mount; Transforming Love
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Bread and Wine: A Sacrament of Dependence and Hope

Independence Day Celebration of a Family
Psalm 16:5-11; I Corinthians 13:8-13; John 1:14-18
A family Home
July 04, 2011
Holy Communion; Independence Day
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The Way of Jesus: The Road Not Taken

Lent
Mark 8:31-9:1
St. John's Episcopal Church, Grand Haven
February 27, 2017
Way of Jesus; Nonviolence

The Lure of Love: The Christmas Revelation

Advent Evensong
I John 4:7-9, 12, 16, 19; Luke 2:1-14
St. John Episcopal, Church, Gr. Haven
December 19, 2010
God Revealed as Love; A Humane World
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John and Jesus, A Graceful Parting

Advent Evensong
Psalm 114-115; Isaiah 5: 1-7; II Peter 3: 11-18; Luke 7: 28-35
St. John Episcopal, Church, Gr. Haven
December 05, 2010
Jesus' Ministry; Nonjudgmental Grace
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The Celebration of Life and Death in Community

All Saints Day
Ecclesiastes 3:1-13; Romans 14:1-9; John 14:1-3
Above & Beyond Banquet Hall, Norton Shores
October 31, 2010
Practice of Spiritual Faith; Meditation; Ritual
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Morning Prayer in Autumn

Unity Church, Douglas, MI
Unity Church, Douglas
October 17, 2010
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The Human Hunger for God

Unity Church, Douglas, MI
John 23:1-10; Psalm 2; Acts 17:22-28
Unity Church, Douglas
October 17, 2010
Presence of God; Spiritual Dimension
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Groping for the God in Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being

Lakeshore Interfaith Community
Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges
September 26, 2010
History of Religion
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Whose Truth Are You Living? By What Authority?

Lakeshore Interfaith Community
Matthew 7:18-29; Luke 19:45-20:8
Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges
August 29, 2010
Spiritual Transformation
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Do We Need a New American Dream?

Lakeshore Interfaith Community
Matthew 5:38-48; Romans 12:1-2, 14-21
Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges
July 14, 2010
Human Nature as Empathic; Empathic Civilizations
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The Feeling Which Remains When the Concept Fails

Pentecost
Isaiah 6:1-8; Mark 1:9-15
Spring Lake Country Club
May 23, 2010
Genuine religion as trinitarian; Pentecost
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A Palm Sunday Peace Parade and a Personal Pilgrimage

Palm Sunday
Luke 19:41-44; 23:32-34, 46
Unity Church, Douglas
March 28, 2010
Jesus' Nonviolent Resistance to Domination Systems
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A Christmas Prayer

Advent
Spring Lake Country Club
December 20, 2009
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Love Talk: A Tale of Two Cities and a Rumor of Angels

Advent
Luke 2:1-14; Micah 5:2-5a
Spring Lake Country Club
December 20, 2009
Bethlehem's Peace; Empire of Rome; Way of Jesus
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