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Sermons

photo of the congregation taken from the balconyFor your reading pleasure, our sermons can be found below:

March 19, 2017: “Thirsty for Truth”, Rev. Janet Scott, John 4: 5-42

February 26, 2017: “God’s Voice in the Clouds”, Rev. Jonathan Morgan, Exodus 24:12-18

February 12, 2017: “The Choice is Ours”, Rev. Jonathan Morgan, Deuteronomy 30:15-20

February 5, 2017: “Letting our Light Shine”, Rev. Jonathan Morgan, Deuteronomy 32: 1-2

January 29, 2017: “What Remains”, Rev. Melanie A. Oommen, Matthew 5: 1 – 15

January 22, 2017

January 15, 2017: “Let Freedom Sing”, Rev. Jonathan Morgan

December 25, 2016: “Christmas Day Reflection“, Rev. Micki Varner, John 1:1-14

December 11, 2016: “Reflection on Music Sunday”, Rev. Jonathan Morgan

November 27, 2016: “Peace in a Land filled with Strife“, Rev. Jonathan Morgan, Isaiah 2:1-5

November 20, 2016: “What Are We Being Saved From?“, Rev. Jonathan Morgan, Colossians 1:11-20

November 13, 2016: “Now What?“, Rev. Jonathan Morgan, Luke 21:5-19

November 6, 2016: “November 9”, Rev. Melanie Oommen, Romans 12: 9 – 21

October, 30, 2016: Elder Sunday Reflections, various speakers.

October, 23, 2016: The Dance of Pride and Humility, Rev. Jonathan Morgan, Luke 18: 9-14

October, 16, 2016: This Really Matters, Rev. Jonathan Morgan, Luke 18:1-8

October 9, 2016: Expectation vs. Appreciation ~ How to Define a Life, Rev. Jonathan Morgan, Luke 17: 11-19

September 18, 2016 : There is Good News Even in a Broken System, The Rev. Deacon Thomas R. English, Criminal Justice Sunday, Luke 10: 25-37

September 11, 2016: Take this Job and Love It, Rev. Jonathan Morgan, Jeremiah 4:11-28

September 4, 2016: Lessons from the Potter’s House, Rev. Janet Scott, Jeremiah 18: 1-11

Sermon PDFs from 2015-2016

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