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July 2019

Knock, Knock~Luke 11: 1-10

By | July 28th, 2019|sermons|

Given By Rev. Madison Shockley July 28, 2019 Our reading is referred to as a passage on prayer but it also includes a parable called the friend at midnight. Most people think the neighbor was a terrible friend for not getting up to lend his neighbor some bread. This is not a parable about friendship ...

May 2019

March 2019

Hello, Can You Hear Me?~ Isaiah 58: 1-12

By | March 31st, 2019|sermons|

Given By Youth Minister Anna Runion March 31, 2019 Our Youth Minister, Anna, is contemplating the changes that will occur in her and her husband's life as they raise their first child. In addition, what will the world be like in the unknowable forever? What will the world be like for this child? During the ...

June 2018

A Home For Body and Soul~2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1

By | June 10th, 2018|sermons|

Given By Rev. Steve Meineke June 10 2018 Our reading from 2 Corinthians has Paul assuring the church in Corinth that the power of God is in the spirit of the community and provides them with hope that will outlast any problems. Paul understood the power of community to create hope. Everyone deserves a physical ...

May 2018

Safe Church:From Crazy Dancing to a Movement John 15: 9-17

By | May 6th, 2018|sermons|

Given By Rev. Jaime Romo May 6 2018 The church community, 90 years after Jesus's death, was evolving. Today's reading speaks to this transformation. This Sunday is both Safe Church Sunday and communion. Both are about community and connection. The reading from John touches on love, friendship, and the commandments. John speaks about going out ...

July 2017

We Must Finish Our Work

By | July 15th, 2017|sermons|

https://vimeo.com/225482756 Given By Rev. Madison Shockley July 9, 2017 Today's reading gives us our theme, we must finish our work. The Pharisees warned Jesus to leave Jerusalem or he would be killed by Herod. Jesus replied that he still had work to do and would not leave until he was finished. Nothing was going to ...

July 2016

And Who Is My Neighbor

By | July 10th, 2016|sermons|

https://vimeo.com/175168268 This week's reading from Luke 10:25-37 fits right in with recent current events. The parable of the Good Samaritan brings home Jesus's message of who is our neighbor. It challenges us to break stereotypes and to acknowledge in today's society that we are conditioned to fear or hate those who are different from us. ...

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