Sermons

01/14/18

Searched, Known, and Loved

Ancient Lesson: Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18

Modern Lesson: Everything is Waiting for You -by David Whyte

01/07/18

Baptism: Recognizing What Is

12/31/17

Wrapping Things Up

Four phrases from Dr. Ira Byock: "Please forgive me," "I forgive you," "Thank you," and "I love you."

12/24/17

Who Could You Be?

Christmas Message

12/24/17

One Sacred Story

A conversation with Lee Ann Bryce and Gihan Farag

12/17/17

Emmanuel - God With Us

Emmanuel - God With Us
A Contemporary Lessons and Carols

Arranged and composed by Lloyd Larson
Featuring The Chancel Choir and Liturgists Eric and Laurie Dobson
THE BIDDING (OPENING PRAYER)
LESSON I: Isaiah 11:1-4a, 6
“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” with “Come, Messiah King” Words and Music by Randy Vader
LESSON II: Isaiah 40:1-5
“Prepare the Way of the Lord” Words and Music by Lloyd Larson
LESSON III(a): Isaiah 9:2, 6-7
“Emmanuel, God with Us” with “Emmanuel” Words and Music by Nathan Nockels & Christy Nockels, Words and Music by Michael W. Smith
LESSON III(b): Isaiah 7:14
LESSON IV: Matthew 1:18-21 and Luke 1:35-38a

“Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song)” Words and Music by Chris Eaton & Amy Grant
LESSON V: Matthew 2:1, 3-7
“Mary, Did You Know?” Words and Music by Mark Lowry & Buddy Greene
REFLECTION ON JOY
Practicing the Scales of Rejoicing - Rev. Kathy Bowser
LESSON VI: Luke 2:8-14
“Christmastime” with “Angels We Have Heard on High” Words and Music by Michael W. Smith & Joanna Carlson
LESSON VII: Luke 2:15-20
“No Eye Has Seen” with “Once in Royal David’s City” and “O Come, Let Us Adore Him” Words and Music by Michael W. Smith & Amy Grant
LESSON VIII: Matthew 2:1-11
“One Small Child” Words and Music by David Meece
LESSON IX: John 1:1-5, 14
“O Holy Child of Bethlehem” with “Of the Father’s Love Begotten,”
“O Little Town of Bethlehem,” “Silent Night! Holy Night!” and “Emmanuel, God with Us” Words and Music by Nathan Nockels & Christy Nockels

12/10/17

A Musical Conversation with Peter Mayer

“Holy Now” from Million Year Mind, 1999, “Human You” from Third Street, 2014, “World of Dreams” from Bountiful, 1997, “God is a River” from Midwinter, 2005

12/03/17

The Right to Hope

11/26/17

The Power of Metaphor


11/19/17

Gratitude: A Means to Peace


11/12/17

What's the Hold Up?

Matthew 25:1-13

11/05/17

Sowing Good Seeds

John 12:24

10/29/17

The Evolution of God, Part VIII: What Comes Next

I Corinthians 12:12-13

Series: The Evolution of God

10/22/17

The Evolution of God, Part VII: Jesus Becomes Christ

Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 1:23, Mark 6:3, Luke 4:22, Matthew 13:55

Series: The Evolution of God

10/15/17

The Evolution of God, Part VI: They'll Know We are Christians by Our Love

Scripture from I Corinthians 13, Galations 3, and Galations 5 (assorted verses).

10/08/17

The Evolution of God, Part V: Jesus

Various scripture from the Gospels

10/01/17

The Evolution of God, Part IV: Monotheism

Scripture from Isaiah 45:5, Isaiah 43:11, Isaiah 44:6, Isaiah 43:10 & Isaiah 44:24

09/24/17

The Evolution of God, Part III: From Polytheism to Monolatry

Scripture from 1 Kings 18:21-40

09/17/17

The Evolution of God, Part II: Primal Religions

Scripture from II Kings 13:15-19 & Genesis 6:1-4

09/10/17

The Evolution of God, Part I: The God of Our Understanding

Scripture from I Corinthians 13:9-13

Some of Our Favorite Sermons

07/02/17 - Redeeming Patriotism

06/18/17 - I Can’t Believe That’s in the Bible

04/16/17 - Spiritual Not Physical

04/09/17 - Why Did Jesus Die?

04/02/17 - Parables: What if Nobody Comes?

03/26/17 - Parables: A Talent Show... with Interest

03/19/17 - Parables: Friends and Enemies

03/12/17 - Parables: Laboring in the Vineyard

03/05/17 - Parables: The Disturbing Kingdom of God

01/29/17 - Passionate Protest

12/24/16 - Christmas Eve Homily

11/20/16 - Thanksgiving Tables