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About pastorpeg

Hi -- I'm the pastor of the United Methodist Churches in Lakeville and Sharon CT. This blog was created to post my sermons so that people can read them who were not able to come to our worship services (Times of Worship: Lakeville: 9:15 am, Sharon 10:45) or for people who want to review them during the week. I hope you enjoy reading them.

Nourished by God

February 18, 2018                 1st Sunday of Lent Genesis 9:8-17            Mark 1:9-15               John 6:35 -40 Well, we have begun our forty days of the Lenten journey. This year I found a really neat Lenten preaching series based on the I AM … Continue reading

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Our Time to Reconnect with God

February 14, 2018                Ash Wednesday Joel 2:1-2, 12-17              2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10         Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 This is a really weird year for the Lent/Easter season. Today Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day and Easter is going to be on … Continue reading

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Our Not-So-Hidden God Connection

February 11, 2018                 6th Sunday of Epiphany 2 Kings 2:1-12            2 Corinthians 4:3-6                 Mark 9:2-9 So today is Transfiguration Sunday, the day that Jesus goes up to the top of the mountain, meets Elijah and Moses and starts to … Continue reading

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Making Christ Your Meaning

February 4, 2018       5th Sunday of Epiphany Isaiah 40:21-31
          1 Corinthians 9:16-23             Mark 1:29-39 The reading today is one of my favorite passages from Isaiah. Besides the beauty of the poetry, it encompasses some fundamental truths about our relationship with … Continue reading

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Following God’s Lead

January 28, 2017                   4th Sunday of Epiphany Deuteronomy 18:15-20          1 Corinthians 8:1-13               Mark 1:21-28 The book of Deuteronomy is mostly a series of Moses’ final speeches to the twelve tribes of Israel before they enter the promise land.   Besides summing … Continue reading

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Those Who Heard the Disciple’s Call

January 21, 2018                   3rd Sunday of Pentecost Jonah 3:1-5, 10        
1 Corinthians 7:29-31         Mark 1:14-20 Methodism has always had, two prime components, spiritual development and social mission. When John Wesley started the Holy Club at Oxford the students would study … Continue reading

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Gifts and Graces

January 7, 2018         Epiphany & the Purification of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12          Mark 1:4-11 This year, because of how the calendar falls, we celebrate both the Epiphany and the Baptism of the Lord on the same Sunday; two events … Continue reading

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