Past Sermons

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March 2021

John 12:20-33 “Are You Listening?”

March 21st, 2021|

In John’s gospel we hear that it was six days before the celebration of the Passover: Passover was a massive celebration in Jerusalem. Josephus, the notable Jewish historian, estimated that [...]

February 2021

January 2021

1 Samuel 3:1-20 “Called”

January 17th, 2021|

Schuyler Rhodes tells the story of his pet parakeet named “Beauty.” Beauty was a bird like most. She spent most of her life in the cage poking at a mirror [...]

Mark 1:4-11 “The Water of Life”

January 10th, 2021|

Today’s gospel passage in Mark is entitled “The Baptism of Jesus.” The Reformed Church recognizes three methods of baptism: sprinkling, pouring and immersion. Other denominations, like the Church of Christ [...]

December 2020

November 2020

Mark 13:24-32 “Stay woke”

November 29th, 2020|

Let’s start with a typical story about a pastor and a rabbi. A pastor and a rabbi were standing by the side of the road holding up signs. The rabbi’s [...]

October 2020

September 2020

August 2020

July 2020

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

July 26th, 2020|

Jesus was a storyteller and often told parables. A parable is an ordinary story that may be used to illustrate a practical or theological concept. In Matthew we find many [...]

June 2020

Matthew 10:40-42

June 28th, 2020|

Our scripture reading takes us to the middle of the gospel of Matthew where Jesus is going to various cities reaching out, teaching, and healing people. As he calls more [...]

May 2020

April 2020

February 2020

January 2020

John 1:1-18 “Grace”

January 5th, 2020|

When I was eleven, my family moved from a rural area of Illinois to suburban New Jersey. There was a delay between our move and being able to move into [...]

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