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Sermons

Measure of Hope

November 28, 2021Advent 1Jeremiah 29: 1, 4-14 Last week, we heard the prophet Isaiah trying to offer hope to people at a time when violence and uncertainty filled their everyday lives. Click here for service Isaiah … you’ll recall … offered a hymn that would mark the inauguration … the coming … of a king who would shepherd the people into a…

Shalom

November 21, 2021Christ the KingIsaiah 9: 1-9 Last Sunday, we heard about the prophet Amos. Amos … a working person’s prophet, you’ll recall … was upset because the people had become complacent in their worship life. Click here for service Worship should have led people to live into their faith and work for justice for the vulnerable and less-fortunate … but instead…

Keep The Stream Flowing

November 14, 2021 Amos 1:1-2; 5:14-15, 21-24 Hans Hauge was plowing his father’s field and singing an old German hymn more than 200 years ago when he felt something. Click here for service It was something that he couldn’t describe … something that touched his soul and overwhelmed his senses. He later said that this moment led him to feel a sense…

In The Silence

November 7, 2021All Saints Sunday 1 Kings 19: 1-18 A lot has happened in 1 Kings since we last heard from it. Click here for service Last week’s reading ended with the joyous dedication of Solomon’s temple in Jerusalem as the ark of the covenant arrived at its new home and the name of the Lord was given a place with the…

Re-New And Re-Form

October 31, 20211 Kings 5: 1-5; 8: 1-13 Today’s passage covers the beginning of the construction of the temple in Jerusalem and later, its dedication. Click here for service David was too busy battling the nation’s enemies to build the temple, so it fell to his son, Solomon. The problem is that Solomon has the workforce … and their tax dollars ……

Jagged Edges

October 24, 20211 Samuel 16: 1-13As we heard last week, Samuel was all of 12 years old and living in the temple with the priest Eli when he was called by God to serve as a prophet … sharing the Word and law throughout the region. It was a lesson in listening … to hearing God’s call … and understanding what God…

What Do You Hear?

October 17, 2021 1 Samuel 3: 1-21 It has been a rough day … all you want to do is put your feet up and relax. Your partner, however, wants to share their day with you. Click here for service They recount the key moments of their day … the conflict at work … the unreasonable boss’s latest idea … some of…

God’s Nourishment

October 10, 2021 Exodus 16: 1-18 A lot has happened between last Sunday and today. Click here for service After the burning bush, Moses and Aaron went to Egypt … expended a lot of time and energy convincing the hard-hearted pharaoh to release the people who were enslaved … unleashing plague after plague upon Egypt before Pharaoh relented. Then, the freed slaves…

What’s In A Name?

October 3, 2021Exodus 2:23-25, 3;1-15, 4:10-17Back in the late 80s, I had just moved from Connecticut to Dryden and was just getting to know my new colleagues at the newspaper and my new surroundings. Click here for service Donna and newborn Jay would arrive in Dryden a couple of months down the road. The only family with me was Theodore, our German…

Recognition

September 26, 2021 Genesis 27: 1-4, 15-23; 28:10-17 Today, Jacob is on the run. He’s done some questionable things and now he’s worried that he’ll be called to account for them. Click here for service At the urging of his mother, Rebekah, Jacob tricks his blind father, Isaac, into giving him the blessing intended for his brother, Esau. When Esau returns from…