Sermons

Read, listen to, or download past sermons.  The most recent sermon is typically available online by 3 PM each Monday.
 
 
 
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Randall Tremba
November 20, 2016

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Randall Tremba
November 13, 2016
Baptism initiates us into a movement of resistance and hope.

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Randall Tremba
November 6, 2016
Over time questions arose. This is my body. This is my blood. How is this Jesus body and blood? What is the meaning of “is?”

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Randall Tremba
October 30, 2016
So why then do we come here on Sunday morning if not to worship God?

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October 23, 2016
Terry Lindsay
Reflection on Luke 18
All Who Humble Themselves Will Be Exalted

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October 23, 2016
Reflection on Paul
Mary Ellen Lloyd

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Ethel Hornbeck
October 16, 2016
"Our polity changes freed us from a ton of baggage, dreadful restrictions on grace. So removing them also frees us for a much deeper and fuller embrace of God’s holy abundance, this affirmation that there is always more than enough—freedom, justice and joy--for all."

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Randall Tremba
October 9, 2016
It’s not that we are guilty and need forgiveness as much as it is that we are hurting and need compassion. Mercy is both forgiveness and compassion.

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Randall Tremba
October 2, 2016
Many of us admire people of great faith and many of us wish we had greater faith. But today’s gospel lesson seems to say faith is over-rated. Is that possible?

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Randall Tremba
September 25, 2016
BLACK LIVES MATTER is a wake up call to a nation that for too long has not seen black lives as equal in dignity and worth. If you’re paying attention and understand American history, you will know that at this time in this country that’s a message that must not be diluted by other well-meaning slogans.

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Randall Tremba
September 18, 2016
There is a time to weep. But sorrow does not exclude hope.

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September 11, 2016
Randall Tremba
There are many reasons to give up and lose hope these days. But there’s at least one reason not to.

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Randall Tremba
September 4, 2016
I’ve been troubled by racial divisions in our nation most of my life. And I guess that’s why it’s almost always on my mind and often in my preaching.

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Randall Tremba
August 28, 2016
I’m gonna sit at the welcome table one of these days. (Negro spiritual)

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Ethel Hornbeck
August 21, 2016
Wisdom, practice, community—these are the particular gifts of a school of love, gifts that help equip us for the journey of healing that is always before us.

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Randall Tremba
August 14, 2016
Rage is burning like fire across our nation and around the world.

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Randall Tremba
August 7, 2016
The word “sacrifices” is in the Old Testament lesson for this Sunday, and by coincidence this past week we heard a lot about sacrifices—about a young Muslim soldier who sacrificed his life to protect his companions.

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Randall Tremba
July 31, 2016

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July 24, 2016
Reflections by Barbara Hartman & Jeff Groff

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Suzanne Keith Loechl
July 17, 2016

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