Monthly Archives: January 2015

Sermon – January 25 – Immediately

There is a well-known quote in the movie All About Eve starring Bette Davis.  She says, “Fasten your seatbelts.  It’s going to be a bumpy night”.  In fact, during one of the annual deacon’s retreats, a speaker said that if … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, February 1

Deuteronomy 18:15-20 15Moses said: The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own people; you shall heed such a prophet. 16This is what you requested of the LORD your God at Horeb on … Continue reading

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Sermon – January 18 – On Being Irreverent

In our readings from Sunday, there are two call stories.  The first is God’s call to Samuel and then Jesus calling Philip and Nathanael.  While they might not have been aware of it at the time, each was called to … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, January 25

Jonah 3:1-5, 10 The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time, saying, 2Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you. 3So Jonah set out and went to Nineveh, according … Continue reading

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Sermon – January 11 – Now What?

by Deacon Cindy Kamp Today we celebrate the Baptism of our Lord by John the Baptist in the Jordan. This familiar story of Jesus’s baptism comes early in the writings of Mark.  It is told to us before Mark tells … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, January 18

First Samuel 3:1-10 Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD under Eli. The word of the LORD was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. 2At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, January 11

Genesis 1:1-5 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. 3Then God said, … Continue reading

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