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Sermons

Aloha!

September 13, 2020Genesis 2:4b-7, 15-17; 3:1-8 Back in my seminary days, one of the pastors who instructed me in a congregational-setting was from Hawaii. Click here for service Every now and then, there would be an event at the church where she would share Hawaiian culture with congregation members. Sometimes it was dance … sometimes it was cultural attire … a lot…

Toss the Instructions Away

September 6, 2020Luke 11: 1-4 Over the years, Donna and I have bought a lot of assemble-it-yourself furniture. Click here to view service Sometimes it was the price that made the difference … other times, it was because it’s easier fitting a few boxes in the back of the car than it is trying to squeeze an entertainment unit behind the backseat.…

August 30, 2020 Matthew 13 God’s peace be with you, Below is the link to the August 30 service. Click here to view the service The guest preacher is Eastern Synod Bishop Michael Pryse and the Gospel lesson is from Matthew 13. Of course, Sharon and Hessel will cant the Psalm. And remember that there will be a live-stream prayer service from…

There’s No Going Back

Sunday, August 23, 2020 Matthew 11:16-19 ,25-30 Rev. Prema Samuel Click here to view service. We have a lot of great sayings that we use to try and pluck up our courage in difficult times. “Whatever doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger.” “You can pull yourself up by your own bootstraps.” “Suck it up.” And so on and so forth. We…

Forget the Instructions

by: Deacon Michelle Collins Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Click here for the service There’s a difference between building something by following the directions correctly, and discovering something in the process of creating. Some things need a full and complete set of instructions—assembling a bicycle or fixing a machine. But other things are best created when the directions are set aside and the heart…

Do Not Be Afraid – Rev. Doug Reble

Sunday, August 9, 2020 Rev. Doug Reble Matthew 10:24-39 Click her for service I suspect most of you who are listening to or reading this sermon have never heard the name Kenneth Feinberg. He is the lawyer who chaired the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, which gave money to the family of each person who died in the 2001 terror attacks in the…

We Walk

2 Corinthians 5:1-21July 26, 2020 Almost 50 years ago, I attended a week-long Boy Scout camp with scouts from across the state of Connecticut. Click here for service. One of the activities that we did one afternoon came to mind when I read today’s passage from Paul’s letter to the Corinthians. One afternoon, the Scout leaders separated the members of our two…

The Low Road

July 19, 20202 Corinthians 2:1-10 Marge Piercy is a feminist writer and activist. Click here to view service Piercy has written 17 novels, including bestsellers Gone to Soldiers, Braided Lives and The Longings of Women, and 19 volumes of poetry. She is considered among the most significant feminist voices during the past half century. I’d like to share an excerpt from her poem, The Low Road. What…

What Binds Us

2 Corinthians 1:1-11July 12, 2020 Click here to view service We will be spending some time with the Apostle Paul and the Corinthians during the coming weeks. Last week, we finished our time with Job … following his journey from prosperity to ruin and suffering and, finally, to restoration. Throughout the journey, Job remained faithful to God and rebuked his friends who…