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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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Sunday November 13 – Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash: Where Is Your Power? Isaiah 40:27-31, Ephesians 3:14-21

What a week this has been. I’ve spent a great deal of time listening to and caring for people. I have encouraged people to sit in and feel their despair, anger, sadness, hopelessness, fear, and uncertainty. We must allow ourselves … Continue reading

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Sunday June 26. Resident Theologian Donald Brash “Tweeting the Message: Did we forget anything?”

This morning we begin a new series of sermons on the one-liners we may read on people’s Twitter messages, or TWEETs. Twitter is one of the cyberspace ways that people stay connected. The question before us as we proceed weekly … Continue reading

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Youth Sunday May 22: Sermon Rebecca Koblin

“God is Leading us toward a Future with Hope” My life right now seems to be a series of questions. As I answer one 2 more pop up in its place. It all started with college. Where are you going … Continue reading

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2nd Sunday of Advent: Regifting

In her sermon, “Regifting”, on the Second Sunday of Advent, December 6, 2015, Pastor Kaleigh Corbett explores fundamental questions of Jesus’ love in a world filled with hatred. While it may not be appropriate to re-gift our Christmas presents, it … Continue reading

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Rev. Catherine E. Williams: Beyond Death

Jesus said: I am the resurrection and the life.  Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live. We honor the lives of those who have died in the context of Christian faith and hope, says Rev. Catherine … Continue reading

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