Category Archives: Worship

Life in Community

Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash – February 5, 2017 –  Isaiah 58: 1-12 As we as a faith community think together about what life in community means for us, I share with you this quote from a favorite author/thinker, Eugene Peterson. He … Continue reading

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God Imagines…..All Are Equal – 1 Corinthians 1: 10-18

Gerald C. Liu – 3rd Sunday After Epiphany,  January 22, 2017. “I am Christ’s and So are You” Give us grace, O Lord, to answer readily the call of our Savior Jesus Christ and proclaim to all people the Good … Continue reading

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God Imagines…All Are Welcome

Rev. Catherine E. Williams – Jan 15, 2017 – Revelation 7: 9-17 “God imagines…” signals a divine reality – a reality that exists already as far as God is concerned, although not quite yet as far as humans are concerned. … Continue reading

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All Are Equal

  As part of the “God Imagines” sermon series, Gerald C. Liu will preach on “All Are Equal” on Sunday, January 22. An assistant professor of worship and preaching at Princeton Theological Seminary, he has degrees from Washington University in … Continue reading

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Celebrating the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

From many faiths and many backgrounds, we joined together to worship and pray and honor the work and ideals of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We were marching “in the light of God.” See and hear it here Rev. Jana … Continue reading

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Pray Our Way Forward: January 29 – February 4

“Holy Spirit, renew and inspire us because the way forward is hard and the disciples’ journey is long.“ This sentence concludes the prayer we are asked to offer during the week of January 29. It is part of the Council … Continue reading

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Bring the Family: January 16 Interfaith Service: Martin Luther King Jr.

Every year the Princeton Clergy Association holds an Interfaith Service in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. , and this year our church will host it. On Monday, January 16 at 7 p.m. people from all walks of … Continue reading

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God Imagines: Peace on Earth

Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash – January 8, 2017 –  Matthew 24:1-31 Is this passage anyone’s favorite passage of scripture? Heavy reading isn’t it? It takes me back to time spent with my conservative Baptist grandmother who often lamented that we were … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Service – January 1st 2017

Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash:  ‘Jesus’ Birth Gives us a Mission’ – Matthew 2:13-23 On New Year’s Day, Rev. Jana preached on the difficult passage from Matthew. Here are some notes from her message:  Jesus didn’t come into the world to bring … Continue reading

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The Absurdity of Advent: Forgiving Love

Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash –  4th Sunday in Advent: December 18. Luke 2:15-20; John 3:16 Today is the fourth Sunday of Advent, next week we will gather for worship to celebrate the birth of Jesus the newborn king. These last four weeks … Continue reading

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