Latest Sermons

  

Not One but Many Pentecost Stories

 "In searching for a way into the biblical Pentecost sotry, I discovered oe of my own and invited others to find theirs as witness to the gift of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in each person and all creation." 

Rev. Dr. Anne Miner-Pearson   (June 9, 2019)    Read

 

Whatever it Takes to be Whole

 "This sermon is an invitation to ponder deeper meanings of the Acts of the Apostles’ and John readings when their stories are seen with the added eye of a tourist." 

Rev. Dr. Anne Miner-Pearson   (May 26, 2019)    Read

 

The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Rev. Devon Anderson   (May 19, 2019)    Read    Listen

 

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

Rev. Chip Whitacre (May 12, 2019)    Read  Listen

 

A Lamb not a Scapegoat

 "The story in the Acts of the Apostles of Saul and Annais opens an opportunity to look at the universal human tendency to blame others and excuse ourselves - an ego game in which Jesus never participated, even on the cross." 

Rev. Dr. Anne Miner-Pearson   (May 5, 2019)    Read

 

Most Requested Sermons

 

Getting a New Story

 "When ego traps us in old stories and we think life is all about us, Jesus invites us to know we live in a web of relationships on a vast, cosmic canvas." 

Rev. Dr. Anne Miner-Pearson   (October 21, 2018)    Read    Listen 

A Farewell Sermon from Andrew Birling

"A sermon about the disciples need for a get away, the importance of community, and a sense of call." 

Director of Music, Andrew T. Birling   (July 22, 2018)    Read   Listen  

First Sunday of Advent 2017

"My soft addiction is being busy. And like any addiction, filling my time with projects and commitments deludes me into thinking an overstuffed calendar can somehow fill the places inside me that are bereft or empty -- but it doesn’t, really."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (December 3, 2017)

Post-Election Apocalypse: What Do We Do Now?

"It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (November 13, 2016)

On the Anniversary of 9-11

"What were the spiritual aftershocks of 9-11? What did we learn about God and the many faces of God on that day?" 
— Rev. Devon Anderson (September 11, 2016)

Riots are the Language of the Unheard

"What are we to do about racial injustice and riots in Baltimore in light of the Gospel? "
— Rev. Devon Anderson (May 3, 2015)

God Waits Patiently on the Other Side of Our Fear

"The Parable of the Five Talents is not a lesson about stewardship or using our gifts wisely. It is a commentary on fear. And fear, as Jesus knew so well, is life's only true opponent."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (Nov 16, 2014)

Reclaiming Jesus' Love Language

"Contrary to what we might think, 'No one comes to the Father except through me' may just be the single most loving, inclusive, visionary statement Jesus ever made."
Rev. Devon Anderson (May 23, 2014)

Summer Worship Schedule

Sunday

9:00 am | Sanctuary