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Gratitude Lists: Sermon for Thanksgiving Week, 2014

Luke 17:11-19 17:11 On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. 17:12 As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, 17:13 they called out, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” 17:14 When he saw them, he said to them, “Go and show yourselves […]

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Blessed for a Reason: Sermon for November 16, 2014

Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who […]

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The True Story of Jonah and the Whale: Sermon for November 9, 2014

This fall we started something new in worship. We decided that on the days when our children and youth start a new story in church school, we are going to tell the story up here during the children’s sermon, and then focus on it during our worship together. This fall they’ve already done a unit […]

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Blessed are the Different: A Sermon for All Saints’ Sunday 2014

Matthew 5:1-12 5:1 When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. 5:2 Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: 5:3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they […]

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You Reap What You Sow: Sermon for October 26, 2014 (Stewardship Kick-off)

2 Corinthians 9:6-15 6 The point is this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. 7 Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 8 And God is […]

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Joy in a One Star World: Sermon for October 19, 2014

Philippians 4:4-9 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will […]

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The Worst Children’s Story Ever?: Sermon for October 12, 2014

Right before I started as your pastor this summer, we went down to Virginia to see my parents. And on the Sunday we were there my mom and I decided to worship at the local UCC church. The pastor that day was talking about the story of Noah’s Ark. And he was talking about how […]