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June 2016

6/19/16 – Rev. Heike Werder – Here to Love

6/12/16 – Rev. Heike Werder – It’s All Worth It

May 2016 – Words of the Resurrected Christ

5/22/16 – Rev. Wendy Vander Hart – Brave and Faithful Boldness

5/15/16 – Rev. Heike Werder – Real Good News

5/8/16 – Rev. Heike Werder – Christs Gift of Forgiveness and Healing

5/1/2016 – Rev. Heike Werder – Christ’s Gift of Trust

April 2016 – Words of the Resurrected Christ

4/24/16 – Rev. Heike – Feed My Sheep

4/10/16 – Rev. Heike – Christ’s Gift of Courage

4/3/16 – Rev. Dr. Rosemary MacKay, Jesus Came and Stood Among Them

March 2016 – Following Jesus to the Cross

3/27/16 Easter – Rev. Heike, Giving Up Death

3/20/16 Palm Sunday – Rev. Heike, Giving Up Popularity

3/13/16 – Rev. Heike, Giving Up Life As You Know It

February2016 – Sustained by Love

2/28/16 – Rev. Heike, Sustained by Love – Go and Do!

2/14/16 – Rev. Heike, Sustained by Love – Being Open and Affirming

2/7/16 – Rev. Heike, Sustained by Love: Caring for the Earth

January 2016 – Who We Are

1/31/16 – Rev. Heike, Gods Blessing is for All

1/24/16 – Rev. Heike, Today

1/17/16 – Rev. Heike, The Time Has Come

1/10/16 – Rev. Heike, Expectations

September 2015/ Theme: Community

9/27/15 – Rev. Heike, The Gift of Acceptance

9/20/15 – Rev. Heike, A Prayer for Community

9/13/15 – Rev. Heike, Eating Well

June, July & August 2015/ Theme: Acts of the Apostles

8/30/15 – Rev. Heike, Acts of the Apostles – Grounded

8/23/15 – Rev. Heike, Acts of the Apostles – Holy Habits

8/16/15 – Rev. Heike, Acts of the Apostles – The Good News

8/2/15 – Rev. Heike, Acts of the Apostles – When Followers Became Christians

7/26/15 – Sandra Summers, Acts of the Apostles – Christian Curiosity

May 2015/ Theme: Freedom

5/17/15 – Rev. Susan, Freedom – Free Wherever You Are

5/10/15 – Rev. Susan, Freedom – Personal Freedom

5/3/15 – Rev. Susan, Freedom – Ambivalent About Freedom

April 2015/ Theme: Surprise

4/26/15 – Rev. Heike, Surprise – Hymn Sing Sunday

4/19/15 – Rev. Heike, Surprise – Grief Interrupted

4/12/15 – Rev. Susan, Surprise – More Easter Surprises

4/5/15 – Rev. Susan, Surprise – Surprise is the Language of God

March 2015/ Theme: Prayer

03/29/15 – Rev. Susan, Prayer – Unanswered Prayer

3/22/15 – Rev. Susan, Prayer – The Mechanics of Prayer

3/15/15 – Rev. Heike, Prayer – The Benefits of Prayer

3/8/15 – Rev. Susan, Prayer – Treasure in Heaven: Advice About Prayer

3/1/15 – Rev. Susan, Prayer – The Essence of Prayer

February 2015/ Theme: God

2/22/15 – Rev. Heike, God – Reverence

2/8/15 – Rev. Susan, God – Choosing God

2/1/15 – Rev. Susan, God – Seeing God

January 2015/ Theme: Justice

1/25/15 – Rev. Susan, Justice – The Face of Justice

1/18/15 – Rev. Heike, Justice – The Prophets Path to Justice

1/11/15 – Rev. Susan, Justice – Principles of Justice

December 2014/ Theme: Hope

1/4/15 – Barbara Livingston, Hope – The Face of Hope, God’s Lost and Found

12/28/14 – Rev. Jamie, Hope – Where Are You God: A Sermon on Church and Community

12/21/14 – Rev. Susan, Hope – Finding Hope for Your Life

12/14/14 – Rev. Susan, Hope – Where is God? A Sermon on Hope.

12/7/14 – Rev. Susan, Hope – Where is God? Persistent Hope

11/30/14 – Rev. Susan, Hope – Where Are You God? Finding Hope In Our Time

November 2014/ Theme: Stewardship

11/23/14 – Rev. Susan, Stewardship – Gratitude: The Key to Happiness

11/16/14 – Rev. Susan, Stewardship – Treasure in Heaven

11/9/14 – Rev. Susan, Stewardship – Scarcity to Abundance

11/2/14 – Rev. Susan, Stewardship – Stress Relief: The Gift of Time

October 2014/ Theme: Vocation

10-19-14 – Rev. Susan, Vocation – Before You Were Born

10/12/14 – Rev. Susan, Vocation – Starting Over: A Call to Begin Again

10/5/14 – Rev. Susan, Vocation – The Call of Peter

September 2014/ Theme: Hospitality

9/28/14 – Rev. Susan, Hospitality – When Hospitality is Hard

9/21/14 – Rev. Heike, Hospitality – The Theology of Hospitality

9/14/14 – Rev. Susan, Hospitality – The Discipline of Hospitality

9/7/14 – Rev. Susan, Hospitality – The Demands of Hospitality

June, July & August 2014/ Theme: Great Bible Stories

8/24/14 – Rev. Heike, Great Bible Stories – Paul

8/17/14 – Rev. Heike, Great Bible Stories – Daniel

7/27/14 – Rev. Susan, Great Bible Stories – Jeremiah

7-20-14 – Rev. Susan, Great Bible Stories – David

7-6-2014 – Rev. Susan, Great Bible Stories – Ruth

6-29-2014 – Rev. Heike, Great Bible Stories – Samson

6-22-2014 – Rev. Susan, Great Bible Stories – Joseph

6-15-2014 – Rev. Susan, Great Bible Stories – Jacob

6-8-2014 – Rev. Susan, Great Bible Stories – Abraham

May 2014/ Theme: Stewardship

5-18-2014 – Rev. Heike, Confirmation – Is There Ever Enough: How Much Faith?

5-4-2014 – Rev. Susan, Stewardship – Is There Ever Enough? What Does the Bible Say?

April 2014/ Theme: Transformation

4-20-2014 – Rev. Heike, Easter – Most Famous Words to Live By.

4-13-2014 – Rev. Heike, Transformation – From Triumph to Disaster.

4-6-2014 – Rev. Heike, Transformation – From Bread to Life.

March 2014/ Theme: Healing

3-30-2014 – Rev. Heike, Healing – What A Silly Question!?

3-23-2014 – Rev. Heike, Healing – No One Left Behind

3-16-14 – Rev. Heike, Healing – Healing the Mind

3-9-14 – Rev. Heike, Healing – It Takes Time

3-2-14 – Rev. Heike, Healing – With a Little Faith From My Friends

February 2014/ Theme: Good and Evil: The Seven Deadly Sins

2-23-14 – Rev. Heike, Good and Evil: The 7 Deadly Sins – Gluttony

2-16-14 – Rev. Heike, Good and Evil: The 7 Deadly Sins – Lust

2-09-14 – Rev. Heike, Good and Evil: The 7 Deadly Sins – Greed

2-02-14 – Rev. Heike, Good and Evil: The 7 Deadly Sins – Envy

January 2014/ Theme: Good and Evil: The Seven Deadly Sins

1-26-14 – Rev. Susan, Good and Evil: The 7 Deadly Sins – Wrath

1-19-14 – Rev. Heike, Good and Evil: The 7 Deadly Sins – Sloth

1-12-14 – Rev. Susan, Good and Evil: The 7 Deadly Sins – Pride

December 2013/ Theme: Family

12-15-13 – Rev. Susan, Family – When No One is Watching

12-8-13 – Rev. Susan, Family – The Elusive Perfect Family

12-1-13 – Rev. Heike, Family – Biblical Family Values

November 2013/ Theme: Forgiveness

11-24-13 – Rev. Susan, Forgiveness – Hard Core Forgiveness

11-17-13 – Rev. Susan, Forgiveness – How Do You Forgive?

11-10-13 – Rev. Heike, Forgiveness – The Other Prodigal Son

11-03-13 – Rev. Susan, Forgiveness – Coming to your Senses: Forgiving Yourself

October 2013/ Theme: Faith

10-27-13 – Rev. Susan, Faith – Letting Go: The Ultimate Test of Faith

10-20-13 – Rev. Susan, Faith – Faith When the Going Gets Tough

10-13-13 – Rev. Heike, Faith – Faith in God

10-06-13 – Rev. Susan, Faith – Faith in Yourself

September 2013/ Theme: Vocation & Call

9-29-13 – Rev. Susan, Vocation & Call – Beyond the Call

9/22/13 – Rev. Heike, Vocation & Call – Our Place in Time

9-15-13 – Rev. Susan, Vocation & Call – Standing on Holy Ground, God’s Call to Moses

9-8-13 – Rev. Susan, Vocation & Call – Does God Keep You Up At Night?

June, July & August 2013/ Summer Sermon Theme: Today’s Saints

8-18-13 -Rev. Jamie, Today’s Saints – Sister Helen Prejean: Dead Man Walking

8-11-13 – Rev. Heike, Today’s Saints – Bill McKibben – Author, Activist, Environmentalist, and Sunday School Teacher

8/4/13 – Rev. Heike, Today’s Saints – C.S. Lewis: Surprised by Joy

7/28/13 – Rev. Jamie, Today’s Saints – Dorothy Day: Driven By Love

7/14/2013 – Rev. Susan, Today’s Saints – Robin Meyers

7/07/13 – Rev. Jamie, Today’s Saints – Shane Claiborne: Leader of the Mustard Seed Revolution

20130728-Rev. Jamie-Today’s Saints-Dorothy Day

6/30/2013 – Rev. Susan, Rev. Dr. Roger Shinn

6/23/2013 – Rev. Susan, Rabbi Harold Kushner and Psalm 23

6/16/2013 – Rev. Heike, The Christ of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

6/09/2013 – Youth Sunday Senior Reflections

6/02/2013 – Rev. Susan, Desmond Tutu – An Entrepreneur of the Spirit

May 2013/ Sermon Theme: Legacy

5/26/2013 – Rev. Jamie, Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

5/19/2013 – Rev. Heike,Community – A Place to Belong

5/05/2013 – Rev. Heike, A Simple Meal

April 2013/ Sermon Theme: Jesus to Christ

4/28/2013 – Rev. Heike, Expect to be Transformed

04/21/2013 – Rev. Susan, Non-Violence, Still a Holy Notion

4/14/2013 – Rev. Heike, Jesus – A Man of Compassion

March 2013/ Sermon Theme: Jewish Roots of Christianity

3/31/2013 – Rev. Susan, Easter Sunday – In the Dark

03/24/2013 – Rev. Susan, Palm Sunday – Passion, Persistance and Peace

3/17/2013 – Rev. Heike, Rabbi Jesus

3/10/2013 – Rev. Susan, Our Lords Prayer?

3/3/2013 – Rev. Susan, What would Jesus Do?

February 2013/ Sermon Theme: Community Service

January 2013/ Sermon Theme: Rites and Sacraments of the Church

1-20-13, Rev Jamie, Confirmed to a Sustainable Faith

1/13/13 – Rev Susan, How Baptism Changed Everything

1/6/13 – Rev Susan, The Breaking of the Bread‐ A Sermon on Communion
December 2012/ Sermon Theme: Love

12-16-12, Rev. Susan, Love, Tough Love

12-09-12, Rev Susan, Love, Relationships: The Calculus of Love

November 2012/ Sermon Theme: Wholeness

11-25-12, Rev Susan and Guests Quartet Discussion Sermon, Wholeness, Spirit Filled Living

11-18-12, Rev Susan, Wholeness, Start with Gratitude

11-11-12, Rev. Susan, Wholeness, Balance and the Sabbath

11/04/12, Rev Susan, Wholeness – Integrity

October 2012/ Sermon Theme: Who was Jesus?

10-28-12, Rev Heike, Who was Jesus?, Born to Save

10/21/12, Rev Susan, Who Was Jesus?, Jesus as Revolutionary

10-14-12, Rev. Susan, I Believe; Help my Unbelief

10-07-12, Rev Susan, Who was Jesus?, Rabbi My Rabbi

September 2012/ Sermon Theme: Neighbor

9-30-2012, Rev Susan, Neighbors Around the World

9-23-12, Rev Heike, Neighbor, The Law of Love

9-16-12, Rev. Susan,Neighbor, Who Really is My Neighbor?

9-09-12, Rev Susan, Neighbor, How Do You Love Your Neighbor Today?

9/02/12, Rev Susan, Neighbor, The Other Side of the Fence

August 2012/ Sermon Theme: The Parables of Jesus

8-19-12, Rev. Heike, Parables of Lost Sheep, Coins, and Children

8-12-12, Rev. Heike, The Parable of the Rich Fool

8-05-12, Rev. Heike, The Parable of the Unjust Judge

July 2012/ Sermon Theme: The Parables of Jesus

7-29-12, Rev Jamie, The Parable of the Talents

7-15-12, Rev Susan, The Parable of The Pharisee and the Tax Collector

7-8-12, Rev. Susan, The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Maidens

7-1-12, Rev Susan, The Parables of the Laborers in the Vineyard

June 2012/ Sermon Theme: The Parables of Jesus

6-24-12, Rev Susan, The Parables of the Wheat and the Tares

6-17-12, Rev. Susan, The Parable of the Sower

6-10-12, Rev Heike,Confirmation – Dare to Believe

May 2012/ Sermon Theme: Family Values

5-27-12 Rev. Jamie, God’s Dream for the World: Enoughism

5-20-12, Rev. Susan, The Good Portion

5-13-12, Rev. Susan, Mistakes Were Made

 

APRIL 2012/ Sermon Theme:  Joy

4-22-12, Rev. Heike Werder, It all belongs to God

4-15-2012, Rev. Heike Werder, Easteragnosia

4-8-12, Rev. Susan’s Easter sermon, God is Before You

4- 1- 12, Rev. Susan, God Within Us

 

MARCH 2012/ Sermon Theme: How Do I Pray?

3-25-12, Rev. Susan, Forgive Us Our Debts

3-18-12, Rev. Heike Werder, Trials and Temptations

3-11-12, Rev. Susan Cartmell, Thy Will Be Done

3-4-2012, Rev. Susan, Thy Kingdom Come

FEBRUARY 2012/ Sermon Theme: Life’s Unanswered Questions

2-26-12 Rev. Susan, Does God Answer Prayer

2-19-12, Rev. Heike Werder, Can anything good come out of

2-12-12, Rev. Susan, What Happens When We Die

2-5-12, Rev. Susan, Why is it so hard to let go

JANUARY 2012/Sermon Theme: Faith in Action

1-29-12, Rev. Susan, The Church in Action

1-22-12 Rev. Heike, Faith in Action #3

1-15-12 Rev. Susan, Faith in Action #2

1-8-12 Rev. Susan, Faith in Action #1 (no link yet) 

1-1-12 Rev. Heike, The Work of Christmas

 

DECEMBER 2011/Sermon Theme:  Incarnation

12-25-11 Rev. Jamie, Christmas Sermon

12-18-11 Rev. Susan, Incarnation #4

12-11-11 Rev. Susan, Incarnation #3

12-5-11 Rev. Susan, Incarnation #2

 

NOVEMBER 2011/ Sermon Theme: Celebrating our church’s history

11-6-11 Rev. Susan and Deacons, History Comes to Life

11-13-11 Rev. Susan, History of Our Church #2

11-20-11 Rev. Susan, History of our Church #3

11-27-2011 Rev. Heike, Incarnation

 

OCTOBER 2011/ Sermon Theme: Faith Stages

10-2-11 Rev. Susan – Faith Stage Step 1:   Curiosity

10-9-11 Rev. Heike -  Faith Stage Step 2: Why me

10-16-11  Rev. Susan – Faith Stage Step 3: The Journey

10-23-11 Rev. Susan Faith Stage Step 4: The Wilderness

10-30-11 Rev. Susan, Faith Stage Step 5: The Promised Land

 

SEPTEMBER 2011/sermon theme: Welcome

9-25-2011 Rev. Heike – Hospitality