We Are What We Eat

Jesus said: “those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them…the one who eats this bread will live forever.” This is the way Jesus starts his dialogue with some of his students this morning–and it’s important to note that the people he’s speaking to are his disciples, not his opponents. And yet look at the pushback he gets! And you can understand why–what is Jesus talking about? Is he telling us we should be cannibals? More

Eternal Transformation

Bitterness, anger, malice, arrogance, greed: I don’t know about you, but those are things I find in myself more days than not. If I want to be an agent of change in this world, I might need to be prepared to be changed myself. You know, we can’t rebuild this building with crumbling, and cracked, and broken bricks. If we want a secure and steadfast structure, we need well-fired, hard bricks. Likewise, if we want to build a just society, we have to be struggling for justice not only out there in the world, but justice within ourselves too. If we are feeding on arrogance, and anger, and greed, what do we expect to reap out there? More

Loving Beyond the Horizon

“… to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” Now, this is a sentence that, the more I read it, the less sense it made to me. I was hoping that if I kept reading it, I would get it, but, no—that’s not what happened… More

Wrestling With the Trinity

God is not like anything we know in our world, and so we struggle to make sense of God. Scott’s message explores what the Trinity can teach us about the mystery of God.

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Easter 7: Gospel of John continues and Jesus is praying for his disciples…

Jun 12, 2017   ·     •   John 17:1-11

What would you like prayed for today? It is never a burden for me to pray for you; it is always a gift to me…I feel more centered, more in touch, with the world and it is a gift to me.
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Easter 6: The loss of our teacher and the Joy on the other side

Jun 12, 2017   ·     •   John 14:15-21

I am a friend of Jesus and I am willing to turn my life over to the care of God, if you love me you will keep my commandments, and then if I don’t do I not love Jesus? More

Saying Goodbye well gives us the opportunity to say Hello

Jun 12, 2017   ·     •   John 14:1-14

The gospel of John has the wonderful language of “Do not let your hearts be troubled” and “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” To be clear, my heart is troubled if you hear this as exclusive language. So what is the way? More

Love one Another, But First, Enjoy one Another

Apr 13, 2017   ·     •   John 13:1-17, 31b-35

To listen to an audio recording of this sermon, click here. Maundy Thursday This is the second year we’re moving foot washing into the core of the service on Maundy … More

Don’t Rush to Resurrection

Apr 02, 2017   ·     •   John 11:1-45

There is no audio recording of this sermon R. Justice Schunior April 2, 2017 The 5th Sunday in Lent John 11:1-45   Don’t Rush to Resurrection   It is tempting … More

Who is to Blame?

Mar 26, 2017   ·     •   John 9:1-41

Listen to a sermon preached by Michele Morgan on the 4th Sunday in Lent, March 26, 2017. More

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