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faith in community · 3d ago

Sermon for Pentecost 3: "Don't be Afraid!"

“Don’t Be Afraid!”  Matthew 10:24-39            May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our rock and our redeemer.  Amen.            These words of the pre-school children often ring in my ears...
faith in community · 1W ago

Sermon For Pentecost 2: "Traveling Light"

            Maybe it’s because the Vacation Bible School children will be going to Peru this week (at least virtually), but lately I’ve been thinking back to my own mission adventure in Japan long ago.              Specifically, I’m remembering the p...
faith in community · 2W ago

Sermon for Trinity Sunday: "Always"

            I’ve always loved the old standards – I heard my parents sitting at the piano and singing and playing many of them:              Beautiful Brown Eyes, I Dream of Jeannie, Blue Sk...
faith in community · 2W ago

Strengthening the Core

Shortly after I arrived here, one of the members of my congregation decided to go back to school.  It was a dream for her.  She wanted to be a personal trainer.  She wanted to help other peo...
faith in community · 3W ago

Sermon for Pentecost: "Whose Spirit Is it Anyway?"

Acts 2:1-21; Numbers 11:24-30“Whose Spirit is it, anyway?”  2017                       I don’t know if you have noticed much, but we have been lighting a particular candle every week since E...
faith in community · 3W ago

Spirit Things

I remember a few things about the day I arrived at college.  My parents drove me down, and I met my roommate and her parents, and our parents talked to each other.  My dad told some silly jo...
faith in community · 4W ago

"Bible Sisters" Book Review -- and Giveaway

Bible Sisters is a rare daily devotional dedicated to the women in the Bible, and it's for all of the women of God.   There are both well-known and unknown women in it, women named and women...
faith in community · 1M ago

Sermon for Easter 6: The Gift of Purpose

Easter 6:  “The Gift of Purpose”            May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, Our Rock and our Redeemer.  AMEN            What ...
faith in community · 1M ago

The Power of One Word

This week my congregation's pre-school held graduation ceremonies for those who are leavin...
faith in community · 1M ago

Sermon for Easter 5: The Gift of Identity

1 Peter 2:2-10            When I was a little girl, there was a pretty solid line between ...