December 11 Sweet & Salty Advent 3

Sweet & Salty – Life is like trail-mix! To hear audio recording of this sermon, please click arrow below And the heavenly messenger was gone. 39 Mary immediately got up and hurried to the hill country, in the province of Judah, 40-41 where her cousins Zacharias and Elizabeth lived. When Mary entered their home and greeted Elizabeth, […]

To Know the Dark Advent 2 December 4

To Know the Dark – by Wendell Berry To Know the Dark To go in the dark with a light is to know the light. To know the dark, go dark. Go without sight, and find that the dark, too, blooms and sings, and is traveled by dark feet and dark wings. Wendell Berry […]

Finding Our Way to the Manger Advent 1

Finding our Way to the Manger is our Advent theme.  Each week we will focus on a different Advent/Christmas visual but primarily focus on what gets in our WAY to the Manger.  A “new” verse to our Advent Hymn, A Way in the Manger will be sung to the familiar tune.  Here’s your glimpse at […]

November 13 God Is Here

God Is Here click below to hear recorded sermon Isaiah 12:2-6        New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 2 Surely God is my salvation;     I will trust, and will not be afraid, for the Lord God[a] is my strength and my might;     he has become my salvation. 3 With joy you will draw water from the […]

November 6 Election Sunday God, Our Commander and Chief

Election Sunday – God, Our Commander and Chief Click arrow/link below to listen to sermon. Haggai 1:15b-2:9 2:1 In the second year of King Darius, in the seventh month, on the twenty-first day of the month, the word of the LORD came by the prophet Haggai telling the leadership: 2:2 Speak now to ….the remnant […]

October 30 – The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree Click below for recorded sermon as inspired by Silverstein’s book   click link below to watch/listen to animated version of the “The Giving Tree” Paul is coming to the end of his life as a Giving Tree – 2 Timothy 4:6-18 in part 6 For I am already being poured out, and the last drops of […]

October 22 Rooted in Faith; Lessons from a Tree

Rooted in Faith Lessons from a Tree   Click below to hear recorded sermon.   2 Timothy 2:1-18 1-7 So, my son, throw yourself into this work for Christ. Pass on what you heard from me—the whole congregation saying Amen!—to reliable leaders who are competent to teach others. When the going gets rough, take it on […]

October 16 Rooted in Faith: Surely, Shirley

Rooted in Faith: Surely, Shirley Click link below for audio recording 2 Timothy 1:3-14 The Message (MSG) To Be Bold with God’s Gifts 3-4 Every time I say your name in prayer—which is practically all the time—I thank God for you, the God I worship with my whole life in the tradition of my ancestors. I miss […]

October 9 The Sojourner

Sermon Topic:  Welcoming the Sojourner CLICK LINK BELOW TO LISTEN TO RECORDING 3 John 1:4-8 We’re the best of friends, and I pray for good fortune in everything you do, and for your good health—that your everyday affairs prosper, as well as your soul! I was most happy when some friends arrived and brought the […]