Sermons

Selections from Hebrews 11

Jarret McLaughlin August 7, 2022 Hebrews 11, selections   A couple weeks ago Meg, the girls and I spent a week at a family camp in a Wi-Fi-free, impervious-to-cellular signal corner of Vermont. Getting away from our ever-present devices is good for everybody’s...

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Holy Hospitality

Berry French “Holy Hospitality” July 24, 2022 Genesis 18:1-14 Introduction to the text: Today’s Scripture lesson is from the book of Genesis and picks up in the middle of the Abraham and Sarah saga. God has promised that Abraham will be the father of many nations and...

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Luke 10:38-42

Nancy Myer Luke 10:38-42 July 17, 2022 Luke 10:38-42 Jesus Visits Martha and Mary 38 Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. 39She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and...

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Crossing a Line

Meg Peery McLaughlin “Crossing a Line” (with thanks to Plumber Mike Edmiston) July 10, 2022 Amos 7: 1-9 This is what the Lord God showed me: he was forming locusts at the time the latter growth began to sprout (it was the latter growth after the king’s mowings). 2...

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An Across the Aisle Friend

Jarrett McLaughlin “An Across The Aisle Friend” June 26, 2022 2 Kings 2: 1-15a Prayer for Illumination: Our reading today is one of the lectionary readings – but from last week. It’s a story about an extraordinary friendship between Elijah and Elisha. As we prepare to...

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Dress Code

Meg Peery McLaughlin “Dress Code” June 19, 2022 Matthew 22:1-14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts, be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our rock and our redeemer. Amen. Once more Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying: 2‘The kingdom of...

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Love at the Center

Hadley Kifner “Love at the Center” 1 John 3: 1-2 + 18-24 June 12, 2022 PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION Lord, open our hearts and minds by the power of your Holy Spirit, that as the Scriptures are read and your Word is proclaimed, we may hear with joy what you say to us today....

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The Great Embracement

Jarrett McLaughlin The Great Embracement June 5, 2022 Acts 2:1-12   Prayer for Illumination In the reading of this story, God, blow open the doors as you did on that Pentecost day. Clear out the cobwebs of our assumptions about who you are and what you want....

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