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Right Before My Eyes

For I know that my Redeemer lives, and that at the last he will stand upon the earth; and after my skin has been thus destroyed, then in my flesh I shall see God. Job 19:25-26 I’m making a communion visit yesterday with one of our church members under hospice care.  She has led a…

Vicar Nancy Brody
If……………, and [then]…

Jesus replied, “If anyone loves me, they will obey [keep] my word, and my Father will love them, and [then] we will come to them and take up residence with [remain in] them. The person who does not love me does not obey [keep] my words.” John 14: 23-24 A reply that begins with the…

Dr. Adam Lefever Hughes
This is the Feast

Grace and peace to you this Easter season as we celebrate the risen Christ. One of the things I hear the most when the subject of communion comes up is just how special it is to people. It’s clear that the meal of bread and wine that Jesus prepares for us is one of those…

An Unbreakable Promise

The summer before 6th grade I made a blood pact with my best friend. Okay okay… it wasn’t a pact made in blood. It was actually ketchup. Because blood…gross. But the sentiment was true enough. We were best friends. We had the necklace that said best friend, two sides of a heart. I wore one…

Skin in the Game

New Day Sermon pentecost 13 Weeks ago, Jesus fed the five thousand with staple food: bread and fish. In John 6: 51-58, Jesus throws his flesh and blood onto the menu. Throughout our lifetime, we taste, explore and understand the world around us through our senses. What we see and hear is filtered through specialized…