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March 27, 2016 – Easter

Christ is Risen He is Risen indeed! All through Lent we have discussed what God is offering us.  The list is long, love, grace, reconciliation, relationship, now its time to think on what we might offer God.  Does God need anything from us on this Easter morning? What could we offer?  Well in the world […]

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March 20, 2016 – Palm Sunday

  Sermon Shouting Stones! Call to Worship Open the gates of justice that we may enter and praise God within them! Here, at the gate of the Holy One, we bring our thanks and praise. Blessed is the one who comes in the name of God. Blessed are you, who come to worship the one […]

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February 21, 2016 – Lectio Divina

  Different words and phrases stood out for each of us.  Some words create images some create emotions.  This type of investigation into the scripture enables our deeper reactions.  So often we read just for information, to analyze, to dissect.  Sometimes scripture is read to teach and instruct. More often than I would like to […]

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February 14, 2016 – Deep Relationships, Deep Love

Happy Valentines Day!  I wish Valentines Day was really about relationships instead of a Hallmark excuse for excess.  Guess I passed my dislike of the holiday on to my daughter Kate because when her boyfriend Ryan asked what she would like for Valentines Day she answered lets just skip it and be great to each […]

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January 31, 2016 – I Don’t Want to Hear That!

January 31, 2016 Sermon I don’t want to hear that! Call to Worship Jesus said, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled” And the people were filled with wonder Jesus came for all the people Insiders and outsiders all are acceptable Who is this prophet? He is our very own Let us listen, and learn and […]

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February 7, 2016 – Transfiguration

February 7, 2016 Transfiguration Sermon Transfigured to be transforming   Call to Worship We have come at Jesus’ bidding, to witness and to understand. We have been called by the transfiguring God to lives of love and service.  We see. We listen. We understand Let our worship reflect the glow we witness, that God’s light, […]

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January 24, 2016 – Jesus’ Action Plan

January 24, 2016 Sermon Jesus’ Action Plan Call to Worship This day is holy to the Lord your God. The universe tells of God’s glory! On this holy day, we will eat good food and share it with others. The universe tells of God’s glory! O this holy day, we will preach the good news […]

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January 17, 2016 – Scandalous!

January 17, 2016 Sermon Scandalous!     Call to Worship January 17, 2016 Sermon Scandalous! Call to Worship A party has been planned. The people are gathered and the table is set. Love flows abundantly. God’s light shines upon us. Come, guests of honor delight in Gods goodness as we worship together. Unison Prayer Loving […]

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November 15, 2015 – “All In”

Scripture Psalm 127 Mark 12: 38-44 Hymns UMH # 384 – Love Divine, All Loves Excelling, verses 1,2,4 UMH # 587 – Bless Though the Gifts, sing three times UMH # 430 – O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee We all know the story of this widow. Jesus is sitting across from the Temple […]

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November 8, 2015 – Real Love

Scripture Deuteronomy 6: 4-9 Mark 12: 28-34 UMH # 166 – All Praise to Thee, for Thou, O King Divine UMH# 470 – My God, I Love Thee, verses 1, 4, 5 UMH # 467 – Trust and Obey, verses 1,3,5 “Love makes the world go round and the world hereafter too. Falling in love […]

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