Sermons

January 9, 2022 – A Whole New Way (Baptism of the Lord)

Isaiah 43:1-7; Acts 8:14-17 January 9, 2022 (Bapt of the Lord) Being a BAPTIZED people in a new year? How many of you remember the day you were baptized?  Some of you may.  If you were raised in the mainline churches – Lutheran, Methodist, Episcopalian, or...

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December 26, 2021 – A Home for Jesus

Psalm 127; Matthew 2:19-23, 4:12-16 December 26, 2021 What Home means to us in light of Jesus’ home. There are plenty of good Christmas stories floating around these days, and you have probably taken the opportunity to enjoy the movies or programs or books or articles...

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Christmas Eve 2021 – A Service of Light and Darkness

1) This is the story of God's light coming into the world and illuminating human history with a love that fills the universe with brilliance.  Tonight, we remember this story.  We look for our place in this story, and we prepare ourselves for the rest of this story....

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December 19, 2021 – Bethlehem Homecoming

  Genesis 35:16-21; 1 Samuel 16:1-5; Matthew 2:1-6; Luke 2:1-7 December 19, 2021 Advent 4 One of the hardest questions that people pose to me is “whence do I come”. Or to put it in the less grammatically correct but far easier to understand – “where do I come...

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December 5, 2021 – Moving to Hope

Genesis 21:8-21; Luke 1:26-33, 39-40, 46-55 December 5, 2021 Advent 2 A wise person once said that brick and mortar make a house, but it is the heart that makes a home, even if you cannot remember which box you packed it in.  That’s right, friends.  Box up your books...

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November 28, 2021 – Homecoming

Ezra 1:1-11, 2:64-70; Nehemiah 1:1-2:8 November 28, 2021 Advent 1 I really wanted to begin with some joke about all the people who went home over Thanksgiving during the last several days and who found out the locks were changed.  Hopefully, that did not happen to any...

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November 21, 2021 – Especially on a Cloudy Day

Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14; Revelation 1:4b-8 November 21, 2021 Christ the King – The Coming King on the Clouds I know the men’s Bible class has been studying the Book of Revelation recently, and it has probably made them scratch their heads a few times.  That’s just the...

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