Monthly Archives: July 2014

Whose In, Whose Out?

May 11, 2014: 4th Sunday of Easter; Mother’s Day Acts 2:42-47; 1 Peter 2:19–25; John 10:1–10 We’re all used to the metaphor of Jesus as a shepherd. But in this scripture Jesus starts out as a special kind of shepherd … Continue reading

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Communion with Christ

May 4, 2014: 3rd Sunday of Easter Acts 2:14a, 36–41: 1 Peter 1:17–23: Luke 24:13–35 I want you to picture the two disciples on the road to Emmaus. They aren’t two of the twelve apostles, but I’m sure that they … Continue reading

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These Bones Shall Live Again

April 6, 2014: 5th Sunday in Lent Ezekiel 37:1–14; Romans 8:6–11; John 11:1–45 After the Babylonians conquered Jerusalem they put into action their “recreate the empire through relocation plan.” They rounded up the cream of Jewish society and trundled them … Continue reading

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April Interlude

Hi There — Because of the Easter holiday and guest speakers we didn’t have as many sermons. This is why there are fewer sermons this month! Enjoy! Pastor Peg

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Christ’s Mission: Service to God

March 30, 2014: 4th Sunday in Lent; One Great Hour of Sharing 1 Samuel 16:1–13; Ephesians 5:8–14; John 9:1–41 Isn’t it amazing the amount of back and forth in this story? Who sinned; who didn’t sin; who was healed; were … Continue reading

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In the Middle of the Wilderness

March 23, 2014: 3rd Sunday in Lent Exodus 17:1–7; Romans 5:1–11; John 4:5–42 This Sunday is the third week of Lent right the middle of the Lent season. Jesus is 20 days into his wilderness experience. He is probably starting … Continue reading

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Being Born with a New Heart

March 16, 2014: 2nd Sunday in Lent Genesis 12:1–4a; Romans 4:1–5, 13–17; John 3:1–17 The Lectionary system takes us through three years of Gospel readings with Matthew, Mark, and Luke. John is inserted here and there during our Holy seasons … Continue reading

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