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Sermon: Holy Awareness: When God Surprises Us

Skitch Matson preached 9-3-17 on Exodus 3: 1-15. To see the live stream of the service, go to the Princeton United Methodist Church facebook page here 

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Worship: August 23 10 a.m.

Here is the link to the live stream of the worship service on August 23. Thanks to Charles Hayes for managing this. Starting at minute 18, Trey Wince preaches on John 10:1-16, titled “The Voice.” Among the favorite hymns – … 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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Sermon: Telling Our Stories

Our lives are ‘storied’ together as people who will be remembered, and who will act by faith, said  Erik “Skitch” Matson in his August 14, 2016 sermon ‘The Stories We Tell.” it was based on a lectionary reading, Hebrews 11:20-12:2. … Continue reading

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Advent Sermon: An Unexpected Gift

For her sermon, “An Unexpected Gift” on the first Sunday in Advent, November 29, 2015,  Pastor Jana Purkis-Brash included this poem, The Story of the Christmas Guest, by Helen Steiner Rice. Based on the story by Leo Tolstoy, it tells … Continue reading

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Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash: Spiritual and Religious

Did you know that more and more people are declaring themselves as spiritual but not religious (SBNR)?  In her sermon on November 15, Reverend Jana Purkis-Brash said that 70 percent of millennials describe themselves as more spiritual than religious. Yet … 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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The Landscape of Lent: Wind

Some of God’s best work happens in the midst of chaos and ambiguity, said Catherine Williams in her sermon at Princeton United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 16, 2014. The theme was “Wind,” and it was part of a Lenten … Continue reading

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Receive Mercy, Give Mercy

Last Sunday, in the close of the Fresh Start sermon series, Rev. Jana preached on Lamentations 3: 22-24 These songs and stories of grief and lament were written by the Hebrews when the Babylonians destroyed Jerusalem. Many lines are those … Continue reading

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