Pal Pusztai
Is God Fair?

New Day Sermon Pentecost 16 Jesus’ Parable of the Workers or Laborers in the Vineyard has meaning that some may miss. What is Jesus trying to teach us in this parable?

Rev. Sarah Teichmann
It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere

traditional sermon pentecost 16 ‘Tis the season for many things. The season for buying pumpkins and mums (by the way did you see that the TAnzania Mission Committee is selling some to support Busoka orphans?) It’s a season where weather should get cooler…and hurricane season should come to an end. By the way…I give thanks…

Pal Pusztai
How Forgiving Can We Be?

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 15 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord, Jesus Christ (1 Colossians 1:3). Listen to this short three-sentence phrase: “I forgive you.” Although this simple phrase consists of three short words, it is nevertheless very powerful. Generally speaking, forgiving those who have wronged us can…

Rev. Sarah Teichmann
Horticultural Mysteries

traditional sermon Pentecost 7 A few months ago, Erik and I bought a house. It’s been very exciting. Now we moved in during the month of March. In fact, we moved in right before the blizzard hit us and we got a bunch of snow. And fast forward 4 months later, we are still discovering…

Rev. Craig Ross
What Kind of Soil Are You?

TRADITIONAL SERMON Pentecost 6 SUNDAY Two weekends ago, I was in Nashville, Tennessee, officiating at the wedding of one of our long-time young adults from St. Peter’s.  I’ve never been to Nashville, so Nancy and I tried to gather in a bit of the spirit of the city when we weren’t with the Moul family…

Rev. Sarah Teichmann
Pentecost 18 Preview

We hear one of Jesus’ more elusive parables about an unhappy boss, indebted clients and a lousy manager. This parable may be understood as one of Jesus’ most confusing parables. There’s a lot of pieces to the story, but perhaps one thing to hang onto is that word “shrewd.” Shrewd can mean someone who is…

Rev. Sarah Teichmann
Pentecost 8 Preview

This week we read about how a lawyer attempts to test Jesus and how Jesus turns it into a teaching moment. Jesus tells the lawyer a parable about what it means to be a neighbor and show mercy. We know this story as the “Good Samaritan.” Scripture Focus “Which of these three, do you think,…