Monthly Archives: May 2021

May 2021

What A Year~ Isaiah 6: 1-8

By | May 30th, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley May 30, 2021 This past year has been extraordinary. The passages from our reading are among the most well-known. This talks about the call of the prophet Isaiah. A prophet speaks truth to kings and leaders and to the people. After the death of a leader, it disorients the nation. Isaiah ...

The Work of the Holy Spirit~ John 15: 26-27, 16: 4b-15

By | May 23rd, 2021|sermons|

Given by Jamie Romo May 23, 2021 Today is Pentecost and Safe Church Sunday. Pilgrim has strived to make this a welcoming and safe space for all. Our Safe Church policies are continuing to be reviewed and up-dated. Pentecost was a day that the disciples were touched by the Holy Spirit. They can be heard ...

There’s Some Judas In All Of Us~ Acts 1: 15-17, 21-26

By | May 16th, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley May 16, 2021 Today's reading is a fascinating story of how after Jesus's death and resurrection, God's plan would be carried out by the followers of the church. Jesus had picked twelve people to be the leaders of the church. There was a problem though. Judas was one of those chosen ...

No Greater Love~ John 15: 9-17

By | May 9th, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley May 9, 2021 Happy Mother's Day! The reading tells us there is no greater love than to lay down one's life for others. Love is the core of our faith. God is love. Mothers model love to their children. They teach us how to love. We learn to put others ...

From Judgement to Redemption~ Psalm 103

By | May 2nd, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Maxine Hall May 2, 2021 Today we are speaking on the topic of forgiveness. Peter asked Jesus how many times must we forgive our neighbor. Jesus replied 70 times 7 or basically, forever. We also must learn to forgive ourselves. These two concepts are difficult. Luckily, God forgives our transgressions. God is ...