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Sermon, "From Charity to Justice: United Methodists and the Work of Justice," Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11
Sermon
6/18/17 Isaiah
61:1-4, 8-11 From
Charity to Justice: United Methodists and the Work of Justice             Last
Sunday, we learned about the words righteousness and justice, words sown all
throughout the scriptures. We listened to words from the prop...

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Sermon, "From Charity to Justice: Seeking Justice," Micah 6:1-8
Sermon 6/25/17 Micah 6:1-8 From Charity to Justice: Seeking Justice             Imagine that you were walking
alongside a river one day, and you saw someone in the water, clearly in
distress, struggling, and needing help. What would you do? Well, of course,...

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Sermon for Pentecost Sunday, Year A, "Feet on the Ground," Acts 2:1-12
Sermon 6/4/17 Acts 2:1-21 Pentecost Sunday: Feet on the Ground             Just
about 50 days ago, we celebrated the resurrection together, as we gathered on
Easter Sunday, and shared together the gospel story. We heard about the women
coming to the tomb an...

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Sermon, "From Charity to Justice: What Is Justice?" Isaiah 58:1-12
Sermon
6/11/17 Isaiah
58:1-12 From
Charity to Justice: What Is Justice?                         Last
week, we gathered in the evening to hear from some of our church family who had
been involved in mission and outreach trips over the past several months. Do...

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Sermon for Ascension Sunday, "Head in the Clouds," Acts 1:1-11
Sermon 5/28/17 Acts 1:1-11 Finding
Easter: Looking Up             If
you read the May newsletter, you might know that today we’re going to talk a
bit more about what the difference is between a disciple and an apostle, and
that we’re also going to be celebr...

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Sermon, "Of Sheep an Shepherds," John 10:1-10
Sermon
5/14/17 John
10:1-10 Of Sheep and Shepherds Theologian C.S. Lewis’ The
Chronicles of Narnia are some of my very favorite books. You might be most
familiar with The Lion, The Witch, and
The Wardrobe , the first book in the series, but the whole series...

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Sermon, "Finding God at Camp/Holy Ground," Exodus 3:1-15
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5/7/17 Exodus 3:1-15 Finding God at Camp/Holy Ground “Remove
the sandals from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy
ground.” Today we’re celebrating Camp Sunday. We’ve heard from some folks in
our congregation about the impact of...

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Sermon for Easter Sunday, Year, "With Fear and Great Joy," Matthew 28:1-10
Sermon 4/16/17 Matthew 28:1-10 With Fear and Great Joy Each one of the four
gospels gives a slightly different account of the first Easter morning. Each
author wants to draw our attention to something slightly different. Luke talks
about remembering and the...

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Sermon for Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year A, "Encounter with Jesus: Jesus and Martha," John 11:1-45
Sermon 4/2/17 John 11:1-45 Encounter with Jesus: Jesus and Martha Today, on our last Sunday in Lent before Holy Week begins, we
encounter a strange scripture text. I call it strange not because of the story
itself so much – after all, Jesus is always doing ...

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Sermon for Third Sunday in Lent, Year A, "Encounter with Jesus: Jesus and The Woman at the Well," John 4:5-42
Sermon 3/19/17 John 4:5-42 Encounter with Jesus: The Woman at the Well             I came upon this video of The Woman at the Well many years ago, and it has remained one of my favorite
reflections on this passage of scripture. “For to be known is to be lov...
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