Sermons

God Hears Ishmael’s Cries – Sermon for Pentecost 3A (Genesis 21)

Marc Chagall, Hagar in the Desert Genesis 21:8-21 Today’s reading from Genesis 21 is fitting since Father’s Day is coinciding ...
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Making Joyful Noise — Sermon for Pentecost 2A (Psalm 100)

Trinity Church, Speyer, Germany Organ pipes Psalm 100 When I was growing up in the Episcopal Church, I regularly encountered  ...
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Who Are These Humans? – Sermon for Trinity Sunday (Psalm 8)

Psalm 8 Trinity Sunday invites us to contemplate the nature of God. Since Disciples are a non-creedal people, we tend ...
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Manifold Works of God – Sermon for Pentecost Sunday (Psalm 104)

Mount Shasta from the north Psalm 104:24-34 “O Lord, how manifold are your works!” Through God’s Wisdom, “all things bright ...
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Waiting for the Spirit — A Sermon for Ascension Sunday

Acts 1:3-14 I have a confession to make. I’m tired of waiting for this pandemic to end and I know ...
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Alive In Christ — Sermon for Easter 6A (John 14)

John 14:15-21 When we began meeting for worship online in the middle of March, we were just getting started with ...
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Worship Service for the 5th Sunday of Easter — May 10, 2020

Happy Mother's Day to all mothers, let us honor all women on this day, for their contributions to our lives ...
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Chosen – Sermon for Easter 5A (1 Peter 2)

Living Stones by Hilda  1 Peter 2:2-10 What does it mean to be chosen?  Does it matter who does the ...
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Worship Service and Sermon for May 3, 2020 — The Third Sunday of Easter

Central Woodward Christian Church gathered for online worship. The service included a sermon by Pastor Rick Modglin-Green. You can find ...
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God Hears Our Prayers – A Sermon for Easter 3A (Psalm 116)

Psalm 116: 1-4, 12-19 I had planned on preaching from 1 Peter during this Easter season, but I’ve been drawn ...
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