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Randall Tremba
May 18, 2014
I am the way, the truth and the life, turns out to be one of the most inclusive expressions in the Christian tradition, if you see it rightly

Randall Tremba
May 11, 2014
It would take me a while to realize that all along that long and lonesome road I had never really been alone.

Randall Tremba
May 4, 2014
One week ago today Americans by the millions rose up in righteous anger to judge and condemn the owner of the LA Clippers as a vile racist.

Ethel Hornbeck
April 27, 2014
Resurrection is the experience of a love greater than empires, stronger than all forms of oppression inside and out, and more powerful than hatred and despair. Resurrection is our icon of love that is stronger than death. And it begs to be shared.

Randall Tremba
April 20, 2014
Easter Sunday
One year ago, the citizens of Boston met to plot resurrection in the wake of death and destruction.

Randall Tremba
April 13, 2014
Suffering can turn us inward but it can also turn us outward, toward others.

Randall Tremba
April 6, 2014
What is it about breath? Where does it come from? Where does it go?

Randall Tremba
March 30, 2014
Healing is not up to us. Being there is.

Randall Tremba
March 23, 2014
Whether we know it or not, life is a journey. It’s full of twists and turns, ups and downs. We can take it as a nomad or take it as a pilgrim.

Randall Tremba
March 16, 2014
We wander east of Eden, no turning back to the life of ease and innocence.

Randall Tremba
March 9, 2014
Eve gave birth to the possibility of becoming human and soon thereafter Adam and Eve found themselves wandering east of Eden.

Randall Tremba
March 2, 2014
It seems to me Dr. Suess’ birthday is a good day for imagination. So I invite you to climb a mountain that isn’t here or there.

Judy York
June 23, 2013

Joshua Nolen
July 15, 2012

When Randy asked if I would do a reflection on the lectionary while he was away, I took at look at the Gospel lesson and found this story about the death of John the Baptist:

Kari Edge
July 15, 2012

2 Samuel 6:1-5 and 12b-19

A wise preacher once told me, “if you want to have a successful sermon, you better start with a joke or a story.”  Well, this is NO sermon but I do have a joke:

The Earth without ART is just EH…

You may be wondering how this joke connects to the lesson of Samuel before us today, and I’m just hoping we’re not both still wondering that by the end of this reflection.

Rev. Patricia A. Donohoe
July 8, 2012
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church

Sermon Texts: Mark 6:3 and 2 Corinthians 5:9b-10

Randall Tremba
July 1, 2012
13th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church

Mark 5:21-43
Jesus took her by the hand and said to her, "Talitha cum," which means, "Little girl, get up!"

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This morning I want to commend the youth of two churches—the youth of our church and the youth of the Bedford Presbyterian Church.

Randall Tremba
June 24, 2012
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church

Mark 4:35-41
"Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?" He woke up and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, "Peace! Be still!"

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Randall Tremba
June 10, 2012
10th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church

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1 Samuel 8:4-20; 11:14-15
Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah, and said: "You are old and your sons are corrupt and take bribes; appoint for us a king to govern us, like other nations.

Randall Tremba
June 3, 2012
Trinity Sunday
Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church

John 3:1-17
“Very truly, I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit. What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.”

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