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Pentecost Perspectives

The Parable of the Sower is one of the more familiar stories in the Gospels. If you read beyond the passage above you’ll find several verses where the disciples questioned Jesus about why he spoke in parables and then you’ll find an explanation of this parable. It’s a curious and delightful text for sure! Imagine…

Pentecost Perspectives

Creation, Care, Commitment, Community. Last Sunday I began a series called “Pentecost Perspectives.” We thought about the giving of the gift of the Holy Spirit to the disciples from John’s point of view. His story describes Jesus “breathing” on them—the Spirit is given peacefully and privately. Next Sunday we will focus on the more familiar…

Pentecost Perspectives

The theme for the upcoming services is “Pentecost Perspectives.” What comes to your mind when you hear the word “Pentecost?” Although Pentecost is the longest “season” of the Church by far, stretching from May until December, some of us aren’t sure “what it’s all about” or “what to do with it.” Some of us might…

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Recognizing Resurrection

We close out the sermon series “Recognizing Resurrection.” We have thought about seeing signs of new life through our tears, in creation, despite our doubts, in the Voice of our Shepherd, in God’s House, and in God’s service. Today, we look at John 17 as Jesus prays for his disciples. We want to pray with…

Recognizing Resurrection – In Our Serving

We are nearing the end of the sermon series “Recognizing Resurrection.” We have thought about seeing signs of new life through our tears, in creation, despite our doubts, in the Voice of our Shepherd, and in God’s House. Today, we look at John 14:15-21 and think about how following Jesus’ commandment to love as he loves brings new life into the world.…

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Recognizing Resurrection – In His House

We continue our Recognizing Resurrection series by looking at John 14:1-3. But I suspect that because of the pandemic (and life in general), we are ready to hear these words again. What troubles your heart? What troubles the hearts of your loved ones? We want to join you in prayer for what might be troubling…