Sermons

Witnesses of Wonder

May 12, 2024
Luke 24:44-53; Acts 1:1-9
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Tis a curious story we encounter in the text today as we begin to draw this long liturgical Easter season to a close – this account of the ascension of […]

Think Green, Act Local

April 21, 2024
Psalm 23; I John 3:16-24
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It is a beautiful spring morning. I can hear birds chirping, squirrels chattering and scolding. A perfect day for Earth Day activities or to protest the vote for millions and […]

Living Stereogram

April 14, 2024
Luke 24:36b-48
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Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia! You might be thinking: “we’re still doing this?!” And yes, we are still saying Christ is risen! Easter continues again this week […]

Easter Continues

April 07, 2024
Luke 24:13-35
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Christ is Risen. Christ is risen indeed. While we are still in the Easter season, our gathering today is a fraction the size we were last week because so many […]

Bearing Witness – Easter

March 31, 2024
Luke 24:1-12
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Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia! Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia! Each year we start our Easter sermons with this refrain – and yet, when […]

Altered by “The Other”

March 10, 2024
Acts 10
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Today we get another strange and amazing story from the Acts of the Apostles. This vision that Simon Peter has is so important that the whole story gets repeated several […]

Altered by the Story

February 25, 2024
Acts 9:1-22
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Stories are powerful tools. They are outlets for expression, communication, revelation, and education. Stories offer us insights into the content of the story itself, and also, if we pay attention, […]

Altered by the Spirit

February 18, 2024
Acts 2:1-16, 38-47
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This year during Lent, as Mary Jo said, instead of the traditional lectionary that gives us stories from the life of Jesus, we will be looking at the book of […]

After Transfiguration

February 11, 2024
II Kings 2:1-12; Mark 9: 2-9
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Wow, those Elijah stories are exciting, (especially when Becca tells them.) Elijah commands the water and the wind and fire. Remember the time that Elijah called for a contest to […]

Hearing the Call

January 14, 2024
1 Samuel 3:1-20; John 1:43-51
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Two stories, from our faith tradition, where people are “called.” – Samuel hears a mysterious voice in the night. – The disciples see a man, Jesus. These are two different […]