Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sermon – April 28 – Looking for Judas

Something new and different is always happening in our lives, just as it was for the people living in Jesus’s time.  When Jesus said, I give you a “new” commandment, he doesn’t mean that there was never love before, just … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, May 5

Acts 16:9-15 9During the night Paul had a vision: there stood a man of Macedonia pleading with him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” 10When he had seen the vision, we immediately tried to cross over to … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for Sunday, April 28

On the surface this new command that Jesus is giving to his disciples seems so much easier than the original 10 commandments given to Moses.  Just think of a couple of the original 10 commandments.  Don’t lie, but everyone has … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, April 28

Acts 11:1-18 Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. 2So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, 3saying, “Why did you go … Continue reading

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Sermon – April 21 – The Good Shepherd and His Sheep

Sermon by Deacon Cindy Kamp The King James Version of the 23rd Psalm is a passage most Christians know and most can possibly even recite. It begins with “The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want” and goes on … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for Sunday, April 21

In this week’s readings we are presented several times with the familiar shepherd motif. The text from Revelation declares that the “lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd” and the gospel reading is about belonging to … Continue reading

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Sermon – April 14 – All In, When Feeling is Not Enough

Pastor has been with us through many life events. He knows many of our stories and we know many of his.  We live in a complex world and society and stuff happens.  Many have been through horrific things they’d just … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, April 21

Acts 9:36-43 36Now in Joppa there was a disciple whose name was Tabitha, which in Greek is Dorcas. She was devoted to good works and acts of charity. 37At that time she became ill and died. When they had washed … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, April 14

Here are the lessons for Sunday.  I thought these posted on Tuesday but guess something happened! Acts 9:1-6 Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2and asked him for … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for Sunday, April 14

Breakfast on the beach with Jesus.  This is the first thing that caught my eye when I read the gospel lesson and I have heard this story many times before.  I don’t recall this particular image.  How wonderful does it … Continue reading

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