Sermons

Christmas at Mark’s House

Jarrett McLaughlin Christmas at Mark’s House November 28, 2021 Advent 1 Pre-Sermon: In Kansas City, where Meg and I once lived, one could make a number of pilgrimage stops right after Thanksgiving. Kansas City may be known as the city of fountains, but once Christmas...

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Christ the King

Meg Peery McLaughlin Christ the King November 21, 2021 John 18: 33-38 Prayer for Illumination Gracious God, we do not live by bread alone but by every word that comes from your mouth Make us hungry for this heavenly food that it may nourish us today in the ways of...

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If I Forget You

Jarrett McLaughlin “If I Forget You” November 14, 2021 Psalm 137:1-6 A word about the sermon today November is Alzheimer’s Awareness month. I am aware that so many – too many – people are affected by memory loss in one way or another. That is why I wince to bring it...

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Recalculating

Nancy Myer “Recalculating” November 7, 2021 Mark 12:38-44 Scripture: As he taught, he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of...

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The Other Half

Meg Peery McLaughlin “The Other Half” October 31st, 2021 John 11, selections Scripture: 17 When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. 20 When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went and met him, while Mary stayed at home. 21...

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Too Much: Love

Jarrett McLaughlin Too Much: Love October 24th, 2021 Ephesians 3:14-21 Pre-Scripture: Today we wrap up a sermon series called “Too Much.” Two weeks ago, Hadley walked us through the parable of the unforgiving servant; how Jesus reminds us that the forgiveness God...

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Too Much Generosity!

Meg Peery McLaughlin Too Much Generosity! October 17, 2021 Exodus 35; 36: 2-7 This Fall we’ve spent a good bit of time in the book of Exodus. The book begins with God’s people enslaved; and Moses hearing the call to set them free, as he is given the very name of God:...

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Too Much Required?

Hadley Kifner Too Much Required? October 10, 2021 Matthew 18: 21-35 Preface to Scripture Before we read God’s Word together, I’d like to explain that today’s sermon is the first of three exploring variations of the theme of “too much.” We strive to be faithful...

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Normal Never Was, God Always Is: Hindsight 20/20

Jarrett McLaughlin “Normal Never Was, God Always Is: Hindsight 20/20” October 3, 2021 Exodus 33:12-23 No reading ahead, folks Pre-Scripture This week we conclude our sermon series “Normal Never Was, God Always Is.” We began the series with Moses and a burning bush....

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