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SERMONS 2016

December 24  5:00 pm  Scene Savior Setting

December 24 - 7:30 pm  God's Statement Awaiting Our Voice

December 18  Being Aware of Emmanuel

December 11  Joyous Reversals

December 4  Anger, Winnowing and Vision

November 27  Moving From the Land of Regret

November 20 Thanksgiving Everyday - Always

November 13  Stewards of Hope and Witness

November 6 Saints, Enemies, Inheritors, Voters at the Same Table

October 30  Seeing, Believing, Reflecting

October 23 How About Some Answers, God

October 2, 2016 - Mustard Seed Faith in Strange Places

September 25 As Close as Your Front Door

September 18 You Owe Me

September 11  When God Seems Absent

September 4  Can We Afford Jesus

August 28 Open Seating is Risky

August 21  Dancing with Shame

August 14 Wild Grapes and Mothersinlaw

August 7 Let Us Argue It Out

July 24 Trusting in Daily Bread

July 17 A Famine of Hearing

July 10 A Time to Speak A Time to Act

June 26 I Will Follow Maybe

June 19 - Where is Your God - Why are You Here

June 12 Can We Keep Her Out

June 5 Endless Flour Bountiful Hope

May 29 Limping with Two Opinions

May 22 The Designed Wisdom

May 15 Learning the Strangers Language

May 8 Fortune, Faith and Freedom

May 1  New Heaver, New Earth, New Believer

April 17  When Them Joins Us

April 10  Come and Have Breakfast

April 3  Thomas' Bad Rap

March 27 - Easter  Believing An Idle Tale

March 20  Awaiting the Reign of Peace

March 13  The Smell of New Beginnings

March 6 - Still Standing Outside

February 21 - Fear Not the Fox, Being a Temple Presence

February 14  Don't Jump

February 7 Mystery and Glory - Living Unveiled

January 31 Leaving a Residue of Love

January 10 Claimed Redeemed Sent

January 3  Dare We Take Another Way Home

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December 27 To Ponder and Treasure in Our Hearts

December 24 Sometimes It Takes a Child

December 20 Prenatal Gymnastics

December 13 A Call to Readiness

December 6 Message Priority

November 29 God's Promise of Nearness

November 22  Being a Non-Anxious Presence

November 15 Generosity Incited by Gratitude

November 8 The First 10% Not the Leftovers

November 1  Giving as Evidence of Faith

October 25 I Have a Problem with Blessing

October 4  Integrity As Its Own Payoff

September 20 The Greatness of Gentleness

September 13 Knowing Who We Are

September 6  The Subtlety of Privilege

August 30 More Than Washing Hands

August 23  Hearing Footsteps

August 16  A Plodding Presence

August 9  It's Not About Fitting In

August 2  A Royal Coverup

July 26  Wha's the Miracle?

July 19  Rest and Wholeness Amidst Comings & Goings and Fast Food

July 12, 2015  Reasons to Dance

July 5, 2015  Homecoming Rules

June 28, 2015 - If I But Touch

June 21, 2015  In the Face of Giants and Storms

June 14, 2015 The Power of Small

May 31, 2015  Success or Mastery

May 24, 2015 The Somewhere of the Spirit”

May 17, 2015 What is to Prevent Us From...

May 3, 2015  Interweavings of Love

April 26, 2015 Hired Hands and Shepherds

April 19, 2015  Who Believes This Stuff

April 12, 2015 There Are Limits

April 5, 2015  Not Just Then and There

March 29, 2015  Fit to be Untied

March 22 2015 Seeing From Within

March 15, 2015  Works Flowing From Grace

March 8, 2015    Out of Character

January 18,2015 Out of the Darkness

January 11, 2015 - Baptized Beloved

January 4, 2015 - Interfaith Epiphanies

SERMONS - 2014

December 24, 2014 - The Greatest Gift

December 21, 2014 - Here I Am--Revisited

December 14, 2014 - Jesus for President

December 7, 2014 - Comfort My People

November 30, 2014 - Advent for Ferguson

November 23, 2014 - Hymn Sing

November 16, 2014 - Counting Our Days

November 9, 2014 - Teach Your Children Well

October 26, 2014 - Loving Your Neighbor

October 19, 2014 - Reviving Your Concern

October 12, 2014 - "Keep On Doing the Things..."

October 5, 2014 - Pressing On Toward the Goal

September 28, 2014 • Everyone Gets an "A"

September 21, 2014 • Join Us Anytime!

September 14, 2014 • Crossing Over

August 31, 2014 • Here I am - The Story of Moses' Call

August 24, 2014 • Call the Midwives

August 17, 2014 • Joseph's Story

August 10, 2014 • The Story of Joseph's Brothers

August 3, 2014 • The Story of a Name

July 27, 2014 • Leah's Story

July 20, 2014 • Jacob's Story

July 13, 2014 • Esau's Story  

July 6, 2014 • The Bachelorette

June 29, 2014 • The Most.Awkward.Father’s.Day.Card.Ever

June 22, 2014 • #493 or Maybe #799

June 15, 2014 • The Social God

June 8, 2014 • The Other Pentecost

June 1, 2014 • The Real Lord's Prayer

May 18, 2014 • We Are Witnesses: Reprise

May 11, 2014 • All Together Now

May 4, 2014 • A Walk and a Meal

HOLY WEEK 2014

April 20, 2014 • Come, See, Go, Tell

April 18, 2014 • The Betrayal

April 17, 2014 • The Supper

April 16, 2014 • The Prayer

April 15, 2014 • The Denial

April 14, 2014 • The Anointing

April 13, 2014 • A Donkey and a Colt

April 6, 2014 • Longing for Home

March 30, 2014 • What God Sees

March 23, 2014 • Everything I've Ever Done

March 9, 2014 • Fallen! Can We Get Up?

March 5, 2014 • To Begin, Let Us Pray

February 23, 2014 • Why Be Holy?

February 16, 2014 • Choose Life

February 9, 2014 • Salty and Luminous

February 2, 2014 • Living Blessed

January 26, 2014 • Cruciformed

January 12, 2014 • We Are Baptized to Serve

January 5, 2014 • Grace Upon Grace

 

 

 

December 29, 2013 • The Serious Side of Christmas

December 24, 2013 • The Coming King

December 22, 2013 • Jesus Saves

December 8, 2013 • Just for Kids

December 1, 2013 • The Debt of Love (Rev. Helsel)

November 24, 2013 • Do We Need a King?

November 17, 2013 • Let Them Eat Cake

November 10, 2013 • Hang On

November 3, 2013 • God of the Little People

October 20, 2013  • Don't Lose Heart

October 13, 2013 •  Already Healed?

September 29, 2013 •  They Are To Do Good

September 22, 2013 •  Just Pray

September 15, 2013 •  In Or Out With Jesus?

September 8, 2013 • Will We Pay the Price? 

August 18, 2013 •  Do We Have to Go to Church?

August 11, 2013 • Heavenly Hope (Rev. Helsel)

July 28, 2013 • Aim to Annoy (Rev. Helsel) 

July 21, 2013 • The One Thing (Rev. Helsel) 

July 14, 2013 • Loving the Neighbor We Hate

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June 30, 2013 • The Meaning of Faith [Susan DeHoff]

June 23, 2013 • How Much Jesus Has Done for Us

June 16, 2013 • Close to Jesus

June 9, 2013 • Messy Unfinished Edges

June 2, 2013 • Why Did Jesus Heal?

May 26, 2013 • Boasting About Suffering

May 12, 2013 • From What Are We Saved?

May 5, 2013 • Work and Worship

April 28, 2013 • Truth Is a Fairy Tale

April 21, 2013 • Old Words, New Hope 

April 7, 2013 • Peace [Susan DeHoff]

HOLY WEEK 2013

    March 31, 2013 • Remember How  He Told You

    March 28, 2013 • Night

    March 27, 2013 • Troubled

    March 26, 2013 • Sacrifice

    March 25, 2013 • Waiting

    March 24, 2013 • Hidden From Our Eyes

March 17, 2013 • Mary or Judas?