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The Rev. Dr. Susan Cartmell The Rev. Dr. Susan Cartmell is pastor of Pilgrim Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, in Harwich Port, MA, and the author of 'Uncommon Preaching.'

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Pilgrim Congregational Church, UCC, Harwich Port, MA

The Rev. Dr. Susan Cartmell is the pastor of Pilgrim Congregational Church United Church of Christ in Harwich Port, MA.

A graduate of  Mount Holyoke College, Harvard Divinity School and Andover Newton Theological School, she has written a new book on themed preaching entitled UnCommon Preaching: An Alternative to the Lectionary.

She has served churches in Winchester, Massachusetts and Needham Massachusetts.

Learn more about her book at UnCommonPreacher.com.


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The Rev. Dr. Susan Cartmell

Susan Cartmell: What Have You Done?

2 Samuel 11:26--12:10

11th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

August 05, 2018

The Rev. Dr. Susan Cartmell (UCC)

 

David was a charismatic leader, a brilliant strategist, an ambitious politician, and a man of enormous personal energy. He alone united Israel's various tribes, North and South, into one nation. From his childhood when he showed up to do battle with a sling, he was able to assess danger, recognize opportunity, and face fear. Stories of his military escapades dazzle the imagination, and though they may have grown in the telling, no one doubts his prowess.

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The Rev. Dr. Susan Cartmell

Susan Cartmell: A Lot Rides on the Sermon -- A Case for UnCommon Preaching

The Rev. Dr. Susan Cartmell (UCC)

 

Widespread use of the lectionary among Mainline Protestants grew out of the ecumenical movement in the mid-twentieth century, largely I would argue, as a response to two world wars. Establishing connections between Christians, the lectionary invited people from various theological backgrounds and geographic locations to take this pilgrimage of faith together by offering a common method to study and contemplate scripture every week.

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