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November 19, 2017 Thanksgiving Sunday

Matthew 6:25-33  Jesus reminds us not to worry about what to eat, drink or wear. Since God provides for the birds of the air and the lilies in the fields, God will surely provide for us.

November 12, 2017 Enough to Share

Matthew 25:14-30  Jesus, on his way to the cross, tells the parable of the man who distributes his property among his servants and then leaves. Eventually the man returns, and when he does there is an accounting.

November 5, 2017 ForAll The Saints

1 John 3:1-3   John reminds us that we are God’s children. On this All Saints Sunday we will remember those from this congregation who have finished their labors and have gone to be with God.

October 29, 2017 Great Commandments

Matthew 22:34-46 Jesus is asked, “Which law is the greatest?” In reply, Jesus quotes the wisdom of Israel.

October 22, 2017 Who's Testing Whom

Matthew 22:15-22  Jesus has been under constant attack from his critics. They make one more attempt to entrap him by asking him a controversial question about whether or not they ought to pay taxes to Caesar. Jesus responds by reminding his critics of the demand to give all that we have and all that we are to God.

October 15, 2017 Party Invitations

Matthew 22:1-14  Jesus tells a parable about a king who gives a great feast and invites his friends to join in the celebration. But those invited refuse to come, so the invitation is sent out again, this time to the “evil and good.”

October 8, 2017 Living in a Good Friday World

In the aftermath of the horrific violence during the Route 91Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, we struggle to come to terms with the anger, pain and grief in trying to make sense of a senseless act. Through it all, God's grace abounds and the power of the Holy Spirit rises up to help us transform from fearful followers to faith filled leaders.  

October 1, 2017  Upside Down

Matthew 21:23-32  Jesus tells a parable of two sons and a vineyard, enraging his critics by asserting that tax collectors, prostitutes, and other outcasts welcomed John and thereby would receive greater welcome in the kingdom of heaven than they would.

September 24, 2017  Exasperating Grace

Matthew 20:1-16 Jesus tells the parable of the laborers in the vineyard in which the master of the vineyard is shown to be incredibly gracious.

September 17, 2017  Forgiveness Part Two

Matthew 18:15-20 Jesus instructs his disciples on what to do when they have been wronged by fellow disciples

September 10, 2017  Forgiveness Part One

Matthew 18:15-20 Jesus instructs his disciples on what to do when they have been wronged by fellow disciples.

September 3, 2017 The Holy in the Ordinary

Exodus 3:1-15  While keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Moses is surprised by the sight of a bush that burns with a bright flame but isn’t burnt up.

August 27, 2017 Still Useful?

Guest Preacher David Atkins explores the myth of becoming obsolete as we age and the common struggle to stay relevant and useful within the church and society.  

August 20, 2017 One Thing Remains: The Love that Guides & Sends Us

John 21:1-19 The risen Christ appears to Peter, calling Peter to love him by feeding his sheep. (Guest Preacher Mary Scifres)

August 13, 2017 In Deep Water with Jesus

Matthew 14:22-33 Jesus comes to his disciples in the middle of a storm and amazes and comforts them as they are in peril on the sea.

August 6, 2017  Blessing and Giving

Matthew 14:13-21 Crowds follow Jesus out to a deserted place. There Jesus takes the food that the disciples have and blesses it. There is more than enough for the hungry multitudes.

July 30, 2017   Sourdough Spirituality

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52  Jesus tells a group of parables that portray the urgency and the decisiveness of the          kingdom of God.

July 23, 2017   Life in a Messy Garden

Matthew 13:24-30,36-43 Jesus teaches many things in parables: the story of the weeds in the wheat, the parables of the mustard seed and of the hidden leaven, and other parables that illustrate the peculiar quality of the kingdom.

July 16, 2017   Wasted Seeds?

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Jesus tells the parable of a farmer scattering seed who, despite the failure of most of the seed to take root, is eventually blessed with a great harvest.

July 9, 2017   Loss and Love

Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 The servant of Abraham recounts how, being sent by his aging master to find a wife for Isaac, the Lord led him to select Rebekah as Isaac’s wife.

July 2, 2017   On A Wild and Windy Mountain

Genesis 22:1-14 In a strange and frightening episode, Abraham is commanded to sacrifice his son Isaac on Mt. Moriah.  Before his is able to do so, God provides a ram caught in a thicket as an offering.

June 25, 2017  In The Wilderness - God

Genesis 21:8-21 The story of how Hagar and her son Ishmael are saved by God.

June 11, 2017  Ordered Chaos

Genesis 1:1-2:4a God creates the world and proclaims the creation “good, very good.”

June 4, 2017  The Wind

Pentecost - Acts 2:1-21 The first apostles gather in a house to celebrate Pentecost. Their gathering is disrupted by a “violent wind” “from heaven.”

May 28, 2017  How Do We Climb a Mountain?

Psalm 23:1-3; Psalm 24:1-3, Matthew 17:1-2  Mary L. Decker guides us from fear to peace, rejection to acceptance, doubt to faith, failure to hope, weakness to vitality, sadness to joy, and finally from discouragement to purpose.

May 21, 2017  As I Have Loved You

John 14:15-21 Jesus gives us his commands as a means of his continuing presence with us. Jesus, Lord of love, commands his disciples to love and gives them his Holy Spirit to enable them to obey his commands.

May 14, 2017  Mothers Day

Luke 2:41-51

May 7, 2017  The Door

John 10:1-10 In contrast to the murderous, thieving destroyers, Jesus, the gate, provides sanctuary for the sheep. This sanctuary grants abundant life, pasture, and salvation for those who follow the Shepherd’s trustworthy voice.

April 30, 2017 On The Road Again

Luke 24:13-35 On the way to the village of Emmaus, the risen Christ appears to his disciples.

April 23, 2017 Behind Closed Doors

John 20:19-31  The fearful disciples are gathered behind locked doors. The risen Christ appears to them and says, “Peace.”

April 16, 2017 All Shook Up

Matthew 28:1-10  Early on Easter morning the women disciples go the tomb. At the tomb there’s an earthquake, and the stone at the door of the tomb is rolled away.

April 2, 2017 Dry Bones. New Life

Ezekiel 37:1-14 The prophet Ezekiel is shown a valley of dry bones and told to ask for a holy breath to blow over the dead bones. The wind comes, and the bones are restored to life.

March 26, 2017 Who Sinned?

John 9:1-41 Jesus heals a man who has been blind from birth and thereby ignites a controversy among the religious leaders who dispute the healing.

March 19, 2017 Water, Cool,Clear Water

John 4:5-42 On an ordinary day, in an ordinary Samaritan town, Jesus encounters a woman at a well and engages her in conversation.

March 12, 2017 Nick at Night

John 3:1-17 One night, a powerful man named Nicodemus comes to Jesus asking questions. Jesus teaches the man who is himself “a teacher of Israel.”

March 5, 2017 Trouble in Paradise

Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7 Though God gave the first woman and man a good garden, they succumbed to the temptation to disobey God and thereby lost their intended paradise.

March 1, 2017 Ash Wednesday - Sack Cloth and Ashes

Joel 1:1-2, 12-17 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 God’s prophet calls the people of Israel to a great day of national repentance in preparation for the day of the Lord’s coming. Jesus gives directives on true repentance, advising that when we repent we are not to “look dismal” but rather to repent in joyful obedience to the righteousness of God.

February 26, 2017 Up On A Mountain

Matthew 17:1-9 Jesus leads some of his disciples up a mountain and there he is majestically, mysteriously transfigured before them.

February 19, 2017 A Firm Foundation

1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 Paul compares the church to a building that God constructs with Christ as the foundation, a temple in which the world can see what God can accomplish through the faithful.

February 12, 2017 The Game of Life

Deuteronomy 30:15-20 On the plains of Moab, Moses delivers a sermon on the responsibilities of those who have been delivered from Egyptian slavery. Matthew 5:21-37 Matthew records a portion of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, in which Jesus condemns both deeds and attitudes that separate us from our sisters and brothers and commends acts of forgiveness and reconciliation.

February 5, 2017 Salt and Light

Matthew 5:1-20 Jesus calls his followers “salt of the earth” and light of the world” as he commissions them to be his representatives in the world.

January 22, 2017 Fishing with Jesus

John 1:29-42 Jesus begins his ministry in Galilee, calling disciples to join him in his work, promising his disciples who were fisher men that he will now teach them to “fish for people.”

January 15, 2017 Come and See

John 1:29-42 John the Baptist testifies to Jesus’ identity as the Messiah. Jesus then calls a couple of John’s disciples to follow him.

January 8, 2017 What's In A  Name

Matthew 3:13-17 When Jesus is baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan River, the Holy Spirit proclaims from on high that he is the Messiah, the Christ.

January 1, 2017  Coming Home: A New Years Journey to Faith and Hope

Mary Decker - Lay Member 

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