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Worship for February 25, 2024

Hymn: “Come, O Fount of Every Blessing”  (Songbook Binder 102) 1 Come, thou Fount of every blessing;tune my heart to sing thy grace;streams of mercy, never ceasing,call for songs of […]

The One About Hell

1 Corinthians 3:10-15 Well friends, it’s time to talk about hell. If you are new with us this morning, we talk about hell an average of once a year here. […]

Meet Jesus and Make Room

Luke 5:27-32, 19:1-10 In this season of Epiphany we are looking at a few of the particular aspects of Jesus’ ministry: his miracles, his parables, next week we’ll talk about […]

Slow Down: Parables at Work

Mark 4:1-25,33-34 As we continue through the season of Epiphany, we are noticing some of the features of Jesus’ ministry. Last week we talked about miracles. This week we are […]

The Mystery of Miracles

Mark 1:21-32 Well, my friends, the Christmas season is over and believe it or not, Lent is fast approaching. The season of epiphany is short this year only four Sundays. […]

The Baptism of Christ

Luke 3:1-22 Christians around the world today are celebrating the Feast of the baptism of our Lord. Baptism is a sacrament recognized and practiced by all Christians. It is a […]

Love Now.

Matthew 1:18-25  In this season of Advent we experience again the anticipation of the coming of Jesus, the babe of Bethlehem, the man of Nazareth, in whom God comes to […]

Joy Now

Luke 1:46-55 This is the week of Advent joy, and a traditional reading, which we will hear in just a moment, is known as Mary’s Magnificat. It is the song […]

Peace Now

Isaiah 9:2-7 If you are following along with us in the book “We Make the Road by Walking” then you may remember that this week’s chapter focuses on the stories […]

Hope Now.

Isaiah 40: 1-11 Well, beloved ones, here we are again, in the first week of Advent. The week when our Christian tradition urges us to consider the virtue of hope, […]

How to Read Violent Texts

Deuteronomy 7:1-11 Friends, we have only a few weeks left before Advent. So far we have read stories of creation, crisis, calling, and captivity. The descendants of Israel have followed […]