Martin Luther and the Fear of Breaking the Rules: Sermon for October 8, 2017

October 11, 2017

In the first series of a four sermon series on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Pastor Emily Heath talks about a scared young man named Martin Luther, and how he learned that God loved him. 

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A Big Fish Story: September 24, 2017

October 11, 2017

Everyone knows the story of Jonah. But, did it really happen that way? Pastor Emily talks about true stories, and why they keep getting told, even when the facts don't quite add up. 

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Dead Water and a Better Choice: Sermon for September 17, 2017

October 11, 2017

When Jesus crossed the lines to a woman by the well, he offered her something new. Pastor Emily Heath talks about how Living Water becomes the source of all that is good for those who seek God. 

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Gathering for the Journey: Sermon for September 10, 2017

October 11, 2017

After a summer away, we're back! As a new church program year starts, Pastor Emily Heath talks about the Greatest Commandment and what it means for our life together. 

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The Fall of a Sparrow: Sermon for June 25, 2017

June 25, 2017

Shakespeare once wrote, "There is a special providence in the fall of the sparrow." To put that in 21st century terms, if God knows how a sparrow is flying, doesn't that mean that God knows everything we are facing as well? Pastor Emily challenges us to take Jesus words about how to lose our life seriously, and to put fear aside, trusting that we are worth more than many sparrows.

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Laughing at God: Sermon for June 18, 2017

June 25, 2017

It's our first summer service of 2017, and we're looking at the story of Abraham and Sarah. When Sarah was told she'd have a child, her first response was to laugh off the possibility. How many times do we laugh at what is possible, instead of believing that God might be doing something new? 

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Translating the Gospel: Sermon for June 4, 2017

June 16, 2017

The Holy Spirit taught the disciples to speak new languages. 2,000 years later, we still have languages to learn. Rev. Emily C. Heath talks about translating our faith in new ways.

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Why Do You Stand Looking Up?: Sermon for May 28, 2017

June 16, 2017

On Ascension Sunday, Christopher Breen preaches about what it means to follow Jesus, even when we stop looking up.

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Confirmation Rules: Sermon for May 21, 2017

May 24, 2017

Six young people made the decision to be confirmed on Sunday. Hear the two rules they had to follow in Confirmation class, and why they matter for all of us. A note on the recording: it began a little early, but you can hear us honoring one of our high school grads at the start.

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Good King Wenceslas and the Martyrs: Sermon for May 14, 2017

May 17, 2017

Stephen was the first Christian martyr. But martyrs aren't always what we think. God calls us to be witnesses in the world, and to one another. 

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