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Lindsay Popper Lindsay Popper is the 2015 recipient of the David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award given by Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, NY. She is on the path toward ordination in the United Church of Christ.

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Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

Lindsay Popper

United Church of Christ

Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY


Biographical facts about Lindsay Popper


  • Currently serving Allin Congregational Church (UCC) in Dedham, MA, as their Minister of Christian Education (responsible for educational programming for people from infants to elders).
  • On the path towards ordination in the UCC (after having served an American Baptist Church, and being deeply involved in Quaker, Anglican, Presbyterian, Evangelical, and other churches)
  • worked for 6 summers at a non-denominational conservative evangelical Christian girls' camp in Maine.
  • went to college at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina-it's in the mountains with a working farm on it (lots of cows and chickens) surrounded by forests. Everyone works for 15 hours a week running the campus-I spent a year there as a plumber.
  • I worked for two years for an urban gardening business in Tallahassee, FL after college-planting small food gardens in people's yards, and supporting local community gardens. I am passionate about local agriculture and about growing food.
  • I have volunteered at nursing homes with my mother since I was in kindergarten, and was trained as a hospice volunteer after college.
  • I am a published poet, and my spoken-word background comes out sometimes in my sermons and in my liturgy writing


Latest Content by Lindsay Popper

Lindsay Popper

The Courage of Easter People

John 14:23-29

6th Sunday of Easter - Year C

May 01, 2016

Lindsay Popper (UCC)


It is after dinner in an upper room. They are reclining, these disciples, leaning on each other's chests, their freshly-washed feet propped up. They have had Passover dinners before, but none like this.

Never before at Passover had a teacher removed his robe and knelt on the floor by a basin, washing his disciples' dusty feet one by one.

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