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December 16, 2018 sermon based on Isaiah 42

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December 9, 2018 sermon based on Esther 4

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Dec 2 sermon from Habakkuk – #questions

December 2, 2018 sermon based on Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:2-4; 3[3b-6] 17-19

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Nov 25 – God is With You

Nov 25 sermon from Jeremiah 1:4-10; 7:1-11 – God is with you.

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Be Like the Woman at the Well

Sermon preached at River of Hope on Sunday, November 18, 2018.  Based on John 4:28-30, 39-42 and Matthew 5:15-16

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Micah 1: 3-5; 5: 2-5a; 6: 6-8

November 11, 2018

Sermon: Nan Crary

Grace, mercy and peace to you from God our father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

I truly am happy to be here with you today, sharing some verses from the Bible that don’t have any hard to pronounce names or cities.  But Micah does give us quite a bit to think about.  First, we learn that the Lord is going out, coming down from the mountain — because the world is a mess.  [Read more…]

Confirmation Sunday

Yesterday, these 9 young men and women stood in front of their families and talked about what a life of faith means to them. What it looks like in their daily lives. Their mentors and parents also stood to talk about what faith looks like in their lives too. [Read more…]

Bathsheba, Me Too

Sermon from Sunday, October 21, 2018

Scripture reading (click the link to read): 2 Samuel 11:1-5, 26-27; 12:1-9;

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10 Commandments Sermon

“I’ll Be Your Mirror” is one of my favorite songs by the Velvet Underground. It’s a plaintive song of one singing to another that they will reflect the beauty of the other because they simply can’t see it themselves.  “Please put down your hands, cuz I see you,” she sings.  The song ends with the overlapping “Reflect what you are/I’ll be your mirror.”  What if we saw the 10 commandments as a mirror?  [Read more…]

Breathing Lessons

Exodus 19:3-7: 20:1-17 preached in worship on Sunday, September 30

Can you breathe?  On the surface of it, it sounds like a silly question. But I mean, full, deep breaths? Filling your lungs so you can feel your toes and the tip of your head? Full breaths that tell you you’re alive and that there is life in you and around you?  Do you breathe like that? Let’s take a few moments. Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth.  Slowly. Deliberately. Close your eyes. Here you are. Right now. Isn’t that invigorating? Isn’t that freeing? [Read more…]