Jesus

“Jesus was a Unitarian” by Mark W. Harris – December 13, 2015

“Jesus was a Unitarian” by Mark W. Harris   First Parish of Watertown – December 13, 2015   Call to Worship - It & Co. by Tracy Smith We are a part of It. Not guests. Is It us, or what contains us? How can It be anything but an idea, Something teetering on the spine Of the number i? It is elegant But coy. It avoids the blunt ends Of our fingers as we point. We Have gone looking for It everywhere: In Bibles and bandwidth, blooming Like a wound from the ocean floor. Still, It resists...

“Leaving Jesus Alone” by Mark W. Harris – December 14, 2014

"Leaving Jesus Alone” by Mark W. Harris December 14, 2014 -  First Parish of Watertown Call to Worship - “Now is the Moment of Magic” by Victoria Safford Now is the moment of magic, when the whole, round earth turns again toward the sun, and here's a blessing: the days will be longer and brighter now, even before the winter settles in to chill us. Now is the moment of magic, when people beaten down and broken, with nothing left but misery and candles and their own clear voices, kindle tiny...

“My Jesus” by Mark W. Harris – December 15, 2013

“My Jesus” by Mark W. Harris December 15, 2013 -  First Parish of Watertown   Call to Worship – from The Gospel of Thomas The disciples said to him, “Tell us who you are, so that we can trust you.”  Jesus said, “You search for me through heaven and earth, but you don’t know the one who is right before your eyes, because you don’t know how to search into this very moment.” Reading  - from The Testament of Mary - Colm Toibin Sermon My father loved the old television show “All in the Family.” ...

“WWJD and You” by Mark W. Harris – April 8, 2012

“WWJD and You”  by Mark W. Harris First Parish of Watertown -  Easter Sunday – April 8, 2012  Call to Worship  Returning by Wendell Berry     

I was walking in a dark valley 
and above me the tops of the hills 
had caught the morning light. 
I heard the light singing as it went
 among the grassblades and the leaves. 
I waded upward through the shadow
 until my head emerged,
 my shoulders were mantled with the light, 
and my whole body came up
 out of the darkness, and stood 
on the...

“Making a New Name” – Mark W. Harris – April 24, 2011

“Making a New Name”  - Mark W. Harris  Easter Sunday – April 24, 2011 – First Parish of Watertown    Call to Worship  (unison)  #624  “Hope Again” by Clarke Dewey Wells God of Easter and infrequent Spring: Announce the large covenant to deceitful lands, Drive the sweet liquor through our parched veins, Lure us to fresh schemes of life. Rouse us from tiredness, self-pity, Whet us for use, Fire us with good passion. Restore in us the love of living, Bind us to fear and hope again. Time for All...

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