Sermon Archives

December 21, 2014

The Stirring of Christ’s Presence

The Stirring of Christ's Presence

Today we hear in Mary’s story how Jesus was placed in her womb. We know that the day of Jesus’ birth was not a silent night, and the world into which he came had many of the same struggles and fears that we live with today, yet that is precisely why God sent his son. […]

December 14, 2014

He Came Down

He Came Down

What is God’s preferred direction? On this rejoice Sunday we celebrate God’s will for us: Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all things.

December 7, 2014

Much to Do!

Much to Do!

Today we have the old familiar story of John the Baptist. He is the one who was called to help others get ready for Christ to come, and in his actions we find some of what we are to do during this Advent season beyond waiting. John teaches us that we can be a voice […]

November 30, 2014

Wait For the Lord/Tear Open the Heavens

Wait For the Lord/Tear Open the Heavens

If God were to tear open the heavens and come down, what would you want God to do? Hold this in tension with waiting for the Lord and you have… Advent!

November 23, 2014

Living Into Christ’s Kingdom

Living Into Christ's Kingdom

On this Christ the King Sunday, we are reminded once again to strive to live into God’s Kingdom more fully, where the hungry are fed, the thirsty are given something to drink, the strangers are welcomed, the naked are clothed, the sick are cared for, and the prisoners are visited, knowing that as we do […]

November 16, 2014

A Gift Meant To Be Used

A Gift Meant To Be Used

All of us have been given the gift of Jesus Christ, and as members of the Body of Christ we have been called to be good stewards of this precious gift. God has entrusted us with this gift not so that we might keep it to ourselves and hidden away so that nothing will happen […]

November 9, 2014

Time and Love

Time and Love

The congregation is prompted to listen for references to time in the various readings and psalms. Worship is the interaction of our time and God’s time. Reference is made to the blockbuster film “Interstellar.”

October 26, 2014

The Ever Reforming Church

The Ever Reforming Church

Christ is our truth, and in him we have been freed to live lives of grace and love. Thanks be to God for the Living Word which speaks to us new every day so that our church might ever be reforming as we continue to work to make the Kingdom a reality in the here […]

October 19, 2014

All Things Are God’s

All Things Are God's

During this season where we consider our own stewardship, let us prayerfully ponder what it means that everything is God’s, what it means to see and hear and smell God in those people and things that are around us, what it means that we are all made in God’s image and are called to share […]

October 12, 2014

It Takes a Worried Man

It Takes a Worried Man

Rejoice in the Lord always! Context for Paul’s admonition “don’t worry” for Christian community is to rejoice in all circumstances. This sermon includes a rendition of the timeless country song “It Takes a Worried Man.”

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