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Calvary United Church of Christ

A WORD (OR TWO) FROM PASTOR STEVE

When I came to Calvary in 1999, I told the congregation that someday we would stop using paper for newsletters and deliver it by email and by posting it on our website. This is finally going to happen – now. If you don’t have email, we will send it in the mail, or if email…
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Daily Thoughts

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What is Real?

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Jesus at the Gay Bar

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The “Holiday” Season

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Rights

The law to make same-sex marriage the law of the land cleared a major hurdle yesterday and will continue to…

Grace & Works

The question of salvation has been fraught with angst and anger and anxiety. It is one of the key ingredients…

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