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  • Sermon: Safety
    October 15, 2017 Exodus 32:1-14 Children’s Sabbath I think most of us recognize the difference between being instructed in how to do something on the one hand, and having the experience of doing it on the other. Cooking, cleaning, carpentry, driving, singing, playing an instrument, writing, plumbing, weeding, gardening – we get better at these […]
  • Sermon: Deceptively Simple
    October 8, 2017 Exodus 20:1-20 Access Sunday In Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, a fictionalized look at the rash of public arrests, trials, and executions for witchcraft which occurred in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692 and 1693, a visiting minister asks the main character, John Proctor, to name the Ten Commandments. He does pretty well, getting […]
  • Sermon: Are You Listening to This, God?
    October 1, 2017 Exodus 17:1-7 World Communion Sunday Neighbors in Need Offering The people of Israel were in a desperate situation. Again. They had escaped from slavery in Egypt, a desperate situation, through a series of miracles: the plagues which eventually forced Pharaoh to release them. Pharaoh’s army pursued them, another desperate situation, until the […]
  • Sermon: Bright as Crystal
    September 24, 2017 Revelation 22:1-5 Season of Creation: River Sunday We come to the close of our month-long Season of Creation today with River Sunday. I have to admit that I find this a strange Biblical text for River Sunday – at least it has a river in it. I think on Forest Sunday we […]
  • Sermon: Essentials and Opinions
    September 17, 2017 Romans 14:1-12 Just Peace Sunday There’s a tempting way to describe the history of the Christian Church, and it goes like this: In the beginning, there was Jesus, and Jesus taught his disciples the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. And there was morning, and there was evening, and […]

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