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Have No Fear

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 9 What are you afraid of?  We’re all afraid of something.  Maybe you have nyctophobia, a fear of darkness  or arachnophobia, a fear of spiders.  Maybe your fear is a little more unusual like Arachibutyrophobia – the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.  I know for a…

Let the Triune God Resolve Divisions

New Day Sermon Pentecost 3 Divisions can cause all kinds of problems. In Mark 3, Jesus says unity is threatened by divisions. A House divided is destined to fall. One can look at fear being a major underlying reason for divisions to surface. One way to resolve divisions is to turn to the Triune God…

Fear Not! With God All is Possible!

Traditional sermon Advent 4 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord, Jesus Christ (1 Colossians 1:3). Today’s gospel lesson on the Annunciation is probably a very familiar story to most Christians, especially during Advent as we await to celebrate the birth of God’s only Son, Jesus Christ, on…

Talents & More

New Day Sermon PENTECOST 24 When we hear the word “talent” we think of what brings us to ballet class, or we think of huge monetary amounts in the biblical world.  This morning you were invited to use Jesus’ story about talents as a call to choose courageous acts over those that are fearful and…

Rev. Sarah Teichmann
Need A Word Of Hope?

Pentecost 26 traditional sermon The sky is falling! We’ve had a pretty dramatic year in the life of our country, haven’t we? I’m sure the last few weeks and months you have been regaled with the soap opera that has been our election cycle, to the point that this past Tuesday has been more of…

Rev. Craig Ross
Are You Ready?

TRADITIONAL SERMON PENTECOST 12 Friday morning’s paper led with this sentence under their front page story on the Olympic Games which opened on Friday night.  “Even if only for two weeks, can “Faster-Higher-Stronger” overpower “deadlier, scarier and bloodier?” And as I read further, I knew I would be changing my opening to this morning’s sermon. …

Rev. Sarah Teichmann
Pentecost 12 Preview

What does it mean to follow Jesus? What does it mean that it is the Father’s desire to give us the kingdom? And, in your experience, what does it mean to not be afraid? “Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” -Luke 12:32 We…