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About adamkurihara

Director of Worship and Community Life at Trinitarian Congregational Church, Wayland, MA.

Pastor Kyle’s Note – Two Kinds of Wisdom

Listen to last week’s sermon here. Do you like fortune cookies? Honestly, who doesn’t enjoy some free wisdom inside a cookie?! Like the Corinthian church years ago, we are prone to settle for “fortune cookie wisdom”—pithy sayings, shiny new perspectives … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting Discussion Questions

Those unable to attend the meeting on January 28th, or wanting to offer additional thoughts and feedback, please use this form!

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Winter Welcome Brunch – February 4, 2018 [postponed until spring 2018]

Note: the winter welcome brunch has been postponed until the spring. If you are interested in attending the next welcome brunch email adam@tccwayland.org and we’ll notify you of the next date. Thanks!   If you are new to the community, … Continue reading

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On memory, a father’s love, and practices of the heart (Reflections on Evensong)

A few weeks ago I was speaking with a woman in our congregation about the joys and sorrows of caring for an aging parent. Her father has Alzheimers, which means of course severe memory loss. Though it is very difficult … Continue reading

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Children’s Artwork Needed for Christmas Eve!

Artwork needed for Christmas Eve! Help us tell the Christmas story with your child’s artwork! We use the Jesus Storybook Bible (JSB) during the Christmas drama and need the following scenes illustrated: of the following scenes: Luke 1:26 – Luke … Continue reading

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Lessons and Carols

Lessons and Carols, Sunday December 3rd, 2017  at 9:30 & 11a. Our annual Lessons and Carols service is a special Sunday in the life of our church. The service tells the story of Jesus, from Old Testament Prophesy to New … Continue reading

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December at TCC: an invitation to connect, grow, and serve.

December at TCC: An Invitation to Connect, Grow, and Serve Everyone knows December is a busy time of year. From holiday office parties to children’s concerts and plays it seems like sometimes church is yet another thing on our everexpanding … Continue reading

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Evensong: A fresh worship expression rooted in historic practices [Coming Advent 2017!]

Tilling the soil How worship cultivates the soil of our heart I come from agricultural stock. My grandfather was a farmer. He built his livelihood with a nursery business in southern California. Kurihara Nursery Inc., in Camarillo, California provided the … Continue reading

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We mourn with those who mourn

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:10) It is with aching hearts that we post yet another note of mourning and solidarity with those who lost their lives in … Continue reading

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Pastor Kyle’s Note: Costume Change

Pastor Kyle’s Note: Costume Change November 1, 2017 Listen to the sermon here Hopefully you didn’t walk into work this morning dressed in a Halloween costume. The time for wearing that costume has passed. That was yesterday’s wardrobe. And what’s … Continue reading

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