Sermons

The Parable of the Poorly Attended Banquet

October 15

In yet another parable Jesus told a story of a poorly attended wedding banquet. Seems the host was not picky about who attended so long as they came.

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A Parable of the Worst Tenants Ever!

October 8

Jesus told another parable. It even included a vineyard as the one we heard September 24 did. This one was over the top with terrible behavior by the tenants. And the chief priests and Pharisees were not unaware of who he was really talking about.

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Words and Actions

October 1

A question from the chief priests led to Jesus telling a parable about two sons followed up by a question.

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A Song About A Horse

September 17

A Song About A Horse

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The Open Arms of Faith

June 18

It is faith that enables us to open our arms to God to receive God's love, forgiveness and call; it is faith that enables us to open our arms to others to share the gifts that we have received.

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When I am Absent

June 11

The Apostle Paul wrote to the church at Corinth encouraging them to be faithful and to work together “when I am absent.” This seems a fitting text for Pastor Steven to preach just before he begins his three-month sabbatical. Included in the service will be a blessing of Pastor Steven led by Pastor Naomi (who will serve as our interim pastor) and a liturgy helping the congregation formally to welcome Pastor Naomi in her new role.

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Baptized in One Spirit

June 4

The Apostle Paul often spoke of Christ’s followers as one body with many parts. On Pentecost Sunday it is good for us to remember that whenever Paul spoke of us being one body, the role of the Holy Spirit in our life together was always central.

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Humble Yourselves

May 28

Peter’s first Epistle was written to Christians facing opposition. He told them it should not come as a surprise that they will face fiery ordeals. But he had good advice for them that still stands today: humble yourselves, rejoice, resist the devil, and cast your anxiety on the one who cares for you.

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