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It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood,

A beautiful day for a neighbor.

Would you be mine?

Could you be mine?

I have always wanted to have a neighbor just like you!

I've always wanted to live in a...

Sep 20, 2018
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Why me? A few weeks ago, a man called me up to discuss the ongoing difficulties in his life. A number of years ago, he had lost close family members in a gruesome accident, and had struggled ever since to feel whole. The loss had affected his health...
Sep 20, 2018
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As I look back personally on the past year this Rosh Hashannah, one theme that emerges is being a guest. This has been a year full of transitions for me, and many of those transitions involved time away from home in new places. I had my monthly...
Sep 12, 2018
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RH1 Sermon

This morning, as I lead this community for the first time on the holidays, I want to continue to introduce myself to you by sharing one of my most precious memories.

When I was a little boy, I would go with my father and...

Sep 12, 2018
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Ki Tetzei 2018

Michael Veley is a retired corrections officer from Brush Prairie, Washington. He currently is in treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a very serious and possibly terminal disease. Michael and his wife wanted to go on...

Aug 28, 2018
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Whole Hearted: Shof'tim 5778

 

Deuteronomy 18:9-13

 

(ט) כִּ֤י אַתָּה֙ בָּ֣א אֶל־הָאָ֔רֶץ אֲשֶׁר־ה' אֱלֹקֶ֖יךָ נֹתֵ֣ן לָ֑ךְ לֹֽא־תִלְמַ֣ד לַעֲשׂ֔וֹת כְּתוֹעֲבֹ֖ת הַגּוֹיִ֥ם הָהֵֽם׃ (י) לֹֽא־יִמָּצֵ֣א בְךָ֔ מַעֲבִ֥יר בְּנֽוֹ־...
Aug 22, 2018
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Home Base | R'eih 5778

 

Deuteronomy 13:13-16 (יג) כִּֽי־תִשְׁמַ֞ע בְּאַחַ֣ת עָרֶ֗יךָ אֲשֶׁר֩ ה' אֱלֹקֶ֜יךָ נֹתֵ֥ן לְךָ֛ לָשֶׁ֥בֶת שָׁ֖ם לֵאמֹֽר׃ (יד) יָצְא֞וּ אֲנָשִׁ֤ים בְּנֵֽי־בְלִיַּ֙עַל֙ מִקִּרְבֶּ֔ךָ וַיַּדִּ֛יחוּ אֶת־יֹשְׁבֵ֥י...
Aug 22, 2018
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Don't be so humble; you're not that great.

Eikev 5778

 

Deuteronomy 9:6-7

(ו)...

Aug 07, 2018
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Va-Ethannan 2018

Ben Bowling was this year’s valedictorian of Bell County High School in Pineville, Kentucky. Pineville is in the heart of coal country and overwhelmingly supported President Trump in the 2016 election, especially...

Aug 07, 2018
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Devarim/ Shabbat Hazon 2018

How? How can this be? How can it have come to this? Today, on this Shabbat Hazon, we find ourselves in the midst of three great “hows” of lament that reverberate from the past. First, there was the “How” of...

Aug 07, 2018

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