Monthly Archives: March 2016

Our Church in Lent

March 6, 2016                        4th Sunday in Lent Joshua 5:9-12          2 Corinthians 5:16-21          Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 If the sacrament of Baptism is primarily for the individual, then the sacrament of communion is the sacrament of the church and the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness in Lent

February 28, 2016                 3rd Sunday in Lent Isaiah 55:1-9               1 Corinthians 10:1-13             Luke 13:1-9 There is an old vaudeville joke, which I am sure you have heard in a sitcom once or twice. What are the three … Continue reading

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Our Loved Ones In Lent

February 16, 2016                 2nd Sunday In Lent Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18           Philippians 3:17-4:1      Luke 13:31-35 Today in our Lenten sermon series we will celebrate our loved ones. Loving relationships are central in Christianity. The first great commandment of our religion says … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Lent

February 14, 2016                 1st Sunday in Lent Deuteronomy 26:1-11                 Romans 10:8b-13              Luke 4:1-13 You might wonder why I am talking about thanksgiving if our scripture reading is the temptation of Christ. I want to suggest to you that Jesus … Continue reading

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How Are We Transformed?

February 7, 2016       Transfiguration Sunday Exodus 34:29-35         2 Corinthians 3:12–4:2           Luke 9:28-36 At the beginning of the year I asked you to think about this season as the season of Baptism. When a person is baptized that they are … Continue reading

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Q & A w/ Pastor Peg

FIRST LESSON & QUESTION   Romans 3:21-26      What is Methodism?              I chose this scripture from Romans because John Wesley felt his heart strangely warmed when he was discussing a commentary on Romans. We don’t know which scripture exactly … Continue reading

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Called? Uh-Oh!

January 29, 2016         4th Sunday after Epiphany Jeremiah 1:4-10          1 Corinthians 13:1-13      Luke 4:21-30 You probably noticed that the title of the sermon is “Called? Uh-Oh!” That’s because being called is never really a welcome event in the … Continue reading

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