Sermons from 2016

Lay Down

I need to let the silence (just after the anthem) to say more than I can… It’s that silence in our observance of Remembrance Day that fills in the spaces in between, and reminds us that silence can be a powerful observance and sign of gratitude that we can offer. Silence calls us to contemplate…

October 30, 2016

Every 500 years the world changes.  Reading the great historians and religious scholars (Phyllis Tickle, Phyllis Airhart, Harvey Cox, Justo Gonzalez, etc), this is profoundly true about our faith.  From the shift from Moses to Kings, from Exile to the birth of Jesus, roughly every five hundred years, we undergo a dramatic shift.  Phyllis Tickle…

Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread[1]   I hate to make blanket statements…but I’ll go ahead anyways…all of us have had a moment in our lives when God was silent.  Or felt at a distance…or not at all.  Moments when we’ve felt lost in the problem of the moment, overburdened by powerless or loss or grief or fear,…

World Communion

Worldwide Communion began just over 80 years ago as a reminder to all Christians the faith that we share.  On Oct 2, we shared communion in the church but we realize that many couldn’t join us in service, so we posted the communion liturgy here for you to listen and share in this act of…