Sermons

Dip Yourself 7 Times

July 14

Naaman was a powerful Aramean general, but his heroism in battle and his rank and strength gave him no protection from the leprosy that struck him. His Jewish servant girl suggested he ask the Prophet Elisha for help. He asked, but the answer he received was not what he had expected.

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Who is My Neighbor?

July 7

Through the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus teaches us to show mercy and to love our neighbor. We are called to love as he loves us. We welcome back Mahlon Boyer as our lay preacher this morning.

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Not In His Right Mind

June 30

Not In His Right Mind

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Show-down at Mount Carmel

June 23

In Elijah's day there were two "rival" deities: Yahweh, the God of Israel, and Baal, the god of pretty much everyone else around Israel. One day Elijah had had enough of people bowing to the false god, so he staged a show-down on Mount Carmel.

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The Divine Community of Love

June 16

What's your favorite diagram explaining the Holy Trinity? Can't remember? Don't worry: today we'll explore how the Trinity is less a riddle to be solved and explained and more like a dance, more like a community, and more like love.

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The Believers Secret Weapon

June 9

On his final night with the disciples, Jesus promised the Father would send them a gift that would help them do what they needed to do and would relieve them of worry and fear. Is this gift still available to us? What do we have to do to receive this gift?

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That They May Be One

June 2

In his prayer to the Father on the night when he was betrayed Jesus prayed for the disciples-those who knew him then and those, like us, and like our confirmands-who would follow him in days to come. He prayed that they would be one.

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A Businesswoman Comes to Christ

May 26

Lydia of Thyatira is described as a dealer in purple cloth. Her conversion story is told in Acts 16. Immediately she and the members of her household were baptized and she extended hospitality to the Apostle Paul. She is considered to be the first European convert to Christianity.

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