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The Rev. Dr. Sally Haynes The Rev. Dr. Sally Haynes is senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Blue Springs, MO.

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The Rev. Dr. Sally Haynes

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First United Methodist Church, Blue Springs, MO

The Rev. Dr. Sally Haynes has served as senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Blue Springs, MO, since 2010.

Earlier she was senior pastor of churches in Warrensburg, Kansas City, and Grandview, MO.

Sally is a graduate of Davidson College, and earned her M.Div. and D.Min. degrees at St. Paul School of Theology.


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The Rev. Dr. Sally Haynes

Sally Haynes: Swimming with Jellyfish

Isaiah 43:1-7; Luke 3:15-17,21-22

Baptism of the Lord - Year C

January 13, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Sally Haynes (UMC)

 

I still remember the exhilaration I felt, skittering over the surface of the Pamlico Sound on a small sailboat. The sun was shining, and all was well with the world in that way that seems to happen magically when you're on a boat.

It was the summer after my senior year of high school, and I was working with a Christian outreach ministry with other college students on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It was my day off from my paid work of cleaning bathhouses, so I wandered over to the small sailboat franchise we also helped run. There wasn't a paying customer in sight, so the two guys working it decided it would be okay if we took a boat out onto the water. It might even drum up some business for someone to see our sail out on the waters of the Sound.

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