NextSunday Worship


Sermons

  • October 29, 2017

    “Be the Blessing”

    Year A - Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost Proper 25 (30)

    A man by the name of Bryan Anderson was driving home late one night along a lonely stretch of highway when he noticed a woman standing by a car at the side of the road. She was an older woman and looked like she needed help. Bryan pulled his old truck over and got out […]

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  • October 22, 2017

    “Take a Break”

    Year A - Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 24 (29)

    God and Moses are sitting on a mountain having a long conversation.  They have known each other for a while and have become good friends.  They have been through a lot together at this point – the burning bush, the plagues of Egypt, the exodus from Egypt, and now they are out in the wilderness. […]

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  • October 15, 2017

    “Bread for the Journey”

    Year A - Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 23 (28)

    Once there was a young family – husband, wife, and young son.  Both parents worked hard to make enough money to pay the bills and make all of the ends meet.  They lived in a small house and did their best to build a good life for themselves and their son. One night, after they […]

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  • October 8, 2017

    “Try Again”

    Year A - Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 22 (27)

    Have you ever made plans that just didn’t work out?  Have you tried to have a fun family vacation that turned into less than perfect?  Have you planned the perfect weekend at the beach, and it rained the entire time?  Have you worked on asking the person of your dreams on a first date, only […]

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  • October 1, 2017

    " Amazing ! "

    Year A - Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 21 (26)

    There are so many amazing things going on in the world today.  Here are just some of the amazing things that will happen today: 365,000 babies will be born.  These newborn babies will join the 18 million people already living on earth who have birthdays today.  Before today ends, all of the chickens in the […]

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  • September 24, 2017

    “An Act of Injustice”

    Year A - Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 20 (25)

    Even young children know that there exists a moral law, as C. S. Lewis famously pointed out in Mere Christianity.  All you will need to do is to hand one child a single scoop of ice cream and the other a double scoop and before you can count to three you can expect to hear […]

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  • September 17, 2017

    “Am I In the Place of God?”

    Year A - Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 19 (24)

    I’ve been reading about a certain young slacker who was as entitled and spoiled a brat as you have ever heard of.  He always demanded to be the center of attention.  One could say that the primary image he had of himself in life might only be “a selfie.” Though a fully strong and capable […]

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  • September 10, 2017

    “Morning Larks and Night Owls”

    Year A - Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 18 (23)

    Would you describe yourself as a morning lark, a night owl, or something in between? Are you the kind of person who thinks of 6 am as a time to get up or a time to finally get to bed? Do you do your best work at dawn or in the wee hours of the […]

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  • September 3, 2017

    “Running Away from Ourselves and Bumping into God.”

    Year A - Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 17 (22)

    Through the ages, the Old Testament has been generally thought of by people of faith as primarily a grand library of theology, revealing the purposes and character of God, but its sacred pages also provide us incomparable value as a library of anthropology as well. No other collection of books offer us more astute, penetrating […]

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  • August 27, 2017

    “Heroines of Faith”

    Year A – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

    These are the names of the sons of Israel who went to Egypt with Jacob, each with his family: Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah; Issachar, Zebulun and Benjamin; Dan and Naphtali; Gad and Asher. The descendants of Jacob numbered seventy in all; Joseph was already in Egypt. Now Joseph and all his brothers and all that generation died, but the Israelites […]

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