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  • Benjamin Doolittle

    Contributing sermons since Mar 29, 2002
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East Pearl Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06513
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  • Light In The Land Of Darkness - Eulogy For The World Trade Center

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,924 views

    First, there is disbelief. Driving to the hospital. Getting bits and pieces working in the Emergency Room. A snatch of words from a reporter on the radio. A quick blurb on CNN. The disbelief increases. What happened? The World Trade Center? Did

    Light in the Land of Darkness - Eulogy for the World Trade Center I Timothy 1:12-17 Luke 15:1-10 The Rev. Dr. Benjamin R. Doolittle East Pearl Street Methodist Church September 16th - 2001 - The Sunday after the Bombing of the World Trade Center Holy, Powerful God, Our nation is at war ...read more

  • The Beggar In Sanfrancisco

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2002
    based on 58 ratings
     | 3,391 views

    Christine and I sat in the window. Directly across from us was a young women. She wore a greasy T-shirt. Her skin was pale, gray. She sat next to the garbage can. She seemed to blend into the concrete, part of the gray buildings, gray sky. Her grea

    Loving and Wonderful God, you have called us to be your family. We stand in a moment in time, upheld by the great cloud of witnesses. O God, open our eyes. Open our ears. Open our whole selves to the movement of your spirit through these words and our meditations. In Christ’s name we pray, ...read more

  • Easy Rider Meets The Messiah In Afghanistan

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,129 views

    I want to talk about Easy Rider, Advent, and then you and me. Easy Rider. Do you remember the movie? Late 60’s. Peter Fonda - looking all buff and studly in his leather jacket, the one with the American Flag. Dennis Hopper - ragged and wild, scraggl

    Easy Rider Meets the Messiah in Afghanistan Isaiah 2:1-5 Romans 13:11-4 Matthew 24:36-44 The Rev. Dr. Benjamin R. Doolittle December 2nd, 2001 - First Sunday of Advent Loving God, we do not know the hour or the place when you shall come. We know only that you come, again and again, you ...read more

  • Christmas For Frodo Baggins, Harry Potter, And Jaws

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2002
    based on 32 ratings
     | 968 views

    The weaker defeats the stronger. The pure in heart defeats the corrupt. These popular stories all share this theme. Yet,they also suggest that "we can do it alone." "We don’t need anybody else." The story of our faith is very, very different fro

    Loving, Wonderful, Holy God, In your Son was life, and His life was the light for all people. May His light be our light. This Christmas, may we rediscover anew the light of your Son, by these words and our meditations. In Christ’s name we pray, Amen. I want to talk about Christmas. But ...read more

  • The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,364 views

    Art thou He that is coming? A Sermon for Advent - using the popular series "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" as a springboard into advent.

    The Restaurant At the End of the Universe - What was the question again? Isaiah 35:1-10 Matthew 11:2-11 The Rev. Dr. Benjamin R. Doolittle East Pearl St. Methodist Church - December 16th, 2001 - Advent#3 Loving, Wonderful God, Your prophet proclaimed that the dry land shall be made ...read more