Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

Tina joined BMUCC as Transitional Minister in January 2023 after a long career in Christian service to those suffering homelessness and addiction, the sick, the dying and the young., and many other groups in need. She is an inspiration to us to do God's work in the world.

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November 2023

SERMON: Upside-Down

Sunday Sernon, November 26, 2023

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

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November 2023

SERMON: GIVING THANKS IN UNSURE TIMES

Happy Thanksgiving

By
Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

12

November 2023

SERMON: There’s No Place Like Home

The sermon praises the congregation's active community involvement and stewardship, emphasizing the church's role as a welcoming, supportive sanctuary.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

1

October 2023

SERMON:  ‘TIS THE GIFT TO BE SIMPLE

When we simplify our lives, when we slow down, when we focus on gifts of the spirit rather than on money & things, we will become fully human, fully alive, completely full of grace.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

24

September 2023

Sermon: LEAN ON ME

The crucial role that personal responsibility plays in the healing journey

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

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September 2023

Sermon: Desert Dwellers… Heat and All

When we venture into the desert there are no guarantees other than we will emerge as changed people who cannot go back to their former selves.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

10

September 2023

Sermon: Hold on Loosely

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

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August 2023

Sermon: A Good Life

How true health and fulfillment arise from a deep connection to our purpose, the nurturing of meaningful relationships, and a lifelong journey of spiritual growth and self-discovery.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

13

August 2023

Sermon: First Things First

This sermon emphasizes the importance of prioritizing spiritual dedication and aligning daily actions with faith, highlighting that even small acts can reflect our deepest values and pave the way for larger transformations in our personal and communal lives.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

14

August 2023

The Little Church that Could

A love letter from Pastor Tina to BMUCC

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

6

August 2023

Sermon: The Last Supper

Embracing the Last Supper: A Call to Bring Ourselves, Build Community, and Foster Bold Faith

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

30

July 2023

Sermon: A Compassionate Heart

We are called upon as Christians to help those in need. And the need is urgent for our unhoused right now.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

23

July 2023

Sermon: Don't Worry, Be Happy

Unearthing Simple Joy: Happiness through Gratitude, Generosity, and Appreciating God's Gifts

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

16

July 2023

Sermon: Let Go and Let God

Letting go and letting God does not mean that we expect God to drive the car. It means that we make a faithful contribution, and then let go of the outcome.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

9

July 2023

Sermon: Sabbath

God commands us to rest as God did on the 7th day. How are you doing with that?

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

5

July 2023

From Pews to Views: Church Members Embark on Epic Summer Adventures at Home & On The Road

Our beloved community shares their summer photos from Arizona and around the world!

By
Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

June 25

2023

Sermon: We are the Prodigal

This sermon offers a reinterpretation of the Prodigal Son parable as a story of a dysfunctional family, emphasizing the importance of respect, accountability, and boundary-setting.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

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June 2023

What Shall I Render?

The blessing of service.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

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June 2023

Sermon: Who You Love

God welcomes ALL into God's church and anoints them to serve

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

6

June 2023

Spreading Comfort and Love: BMUCC's Blanket Ministry at the Border

Black Mountain UCC's blanket ministry delivers individually made blankets to asylum seekers, symbolizing comfort, empathy, and connection at the border.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

4

June 2023

The "Kletskassa"

In this sermon, Tina explores the impact of loneliness and the importance of human connection. Discover how pets, volunteerism, and an embracing community can combat isolation, create purpose, and embody God's desire for us to be together.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

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May 2023

Sonoyta Center of Hope

On Sunday, May 7, we received an important presentation from Holly on the Sonoyta Center of Hope (Centro de Esperanza) for refugees and asylum seekers just across the border from Lukeville, AZ, in Mexico. We learned about the Phoenix East Valley Network and their important work meeting the basic needs of our brothers and sisters in Christ on their journey to hope and safety. Our "Ties To Mexico" project supports this group. For anyone who wishes to contribute individually to this ministry, here is some information about their needs!

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

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May 2023

Beyond Judgement: Finding Connection and Compassion in a Decade as a Prison Chaplain

Last week, Tina reflected on her ten years as a prison chaplain for the Arizona Department of Corrections. Here is an excerpt from her sermon.

By
Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell

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April 2023

Forgiveness - What it Isn't

There are many misconceptions about forgiveness. Here are a few things that forgiveness DOESN'T mean.

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Rev. Dr. Tina Campbell