Sermons by Rev. Chris Fickling

Sharing the story of oneRoof

Matthew 22:34-46 When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had left theSadducees speechless, they met together. One ofthem, a legal expert, tested him.  “Teacher, what isthe greatest commandment in the Law?” He replied, “You must love the Lord your God withall your heart, with all your being,and with all yourmind.  This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like…

Give?

Readings from Scripture (CEB) Matthew 22:15-22 15 Then the Pharisees met together to find a way to trap Jesus in his words. 16 They sent their disciples, along with the supporters of Herod, to him. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are genuine and that you teach God’s way as it really is. We know that you…

Thanksgiving Sunday

Thank you for checking in to worship with us this morning. Today’s service will be available later this afternoon. Happy Thanksgiving to all!Be well. Stay safe. Reading from the Scriptures Deuteronomy 8:7-18 The Lord your God is bringing you to a wonderful land, a land with streams of water, springs, and wells that gush up…

ten

Welcome to our online worship service! This morning we will celebrate communion. You are invited to gather whatever you have available for your communion elements. For the ‘bread’: a bun, crackers (yes, Goldfish crackers are perfectly ok!), bread, etc. For the wine: juice, milk, water, wine, ice tea, etc.

When You Believe

Exodus 14:19-31 19 The angel of God who was going before the Israelite army moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from in front of them and took its place behind them. 20 It came between the army of Egypt and the army of Israel. And so the cloud was there with the darkness,…

(un)Masked

Welcome to our online worship service! This morning we will celebrate communion. You are invited to gather whatever you have available for your communion elements. For the ‘bread’: a bun, crackers (yes, Goldfish crackers are perfectly ok!), bread, etc. For the wine: juice, milk, water, wine, ice tea, etc.

Reap

Matthew 13:24-30 Adapted from The Message Jesus told another story. “God’s kingdom is like a farmer who planted good seed in his field. That night, while his hired men were asleep, his enemy sowed thistles all through the wheat and slipped away before dawn. When the first green shoots appeared and the grain began to…

Rise

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 (adapted from The Message) At about that same time Jesus left the house and sat on the beach. In no time at all a crowd gathered along the shoreline, forcing him to get into a boat. Using the boat as a pulpit, he addressed his congregation, telling stories.  3-8 “What do you make…