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Pentecost Sunday

“Catching Fire” Sunday, May 19 at 11:00 am | Bulletin “When the day of Pentecost arrived, those Jesus-followers were all in one room.” Acts 2:1 Pentecost! The birthday of the church! Pentecost! That day when nothing happened. Until everything happened. Pentecost! When nothing had changed, until the Spirit showed up and blew them all away….

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Ascension Sunday

“Need a Lift?” Sunday, May 12 at 11:00 am | Bulletin “Wait for the promise of God… ‘for you will be drenched with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.’” Acts 2:4-5 I am naturally optimistic. Still, when we arrived at General Conference two weeks ago, I felt a sense of dread climbing up…

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6th Sunday of Easter

“Love Dares” Sunday, May 5 at 11:00 am | Bulletin There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. – John 15:13 Friends, Yesterday we received amazing, wonderful, “pinch me it’s so fabulous news” from K and Lea and Aurora at General Conference. LOVE WINS!!!! Full inclusion of queer people…

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5th Sunday of Easter

“On the Road Again” Sunday, April 28 at 11:00 am | Bulletin Friends, This week we jump ahead in the lectionary to what will be the early days of forming Christ’s church in the world. We meet Philip, who’s traveling to Caesarea by way of the road to Gaza, where he encounters a curious and unnamed eunuch carrying with them, a…

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4th Sunday of Easter

“The Last ‘Come To Jesus’ Meeting” Sunday, April 21 at 11:00 am | Bulletin “Jesus said to Peter a third time, ‘Do you love me? Then feed my sheep.’” A few years back, we did a little exploration of the question, ‘What’s a church for?’ It was a provocative question, and we came up with…

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3rd Sunday of Easter

“What Did We See?” Sunday, April 14 at 11:00 am | Bulletin “Then their eyes were opened, and they recognized him.” Luke 24:31 When it comes to the Risen Christ, it seems like believing is seeing. Walking on the road to Emmaus that evening of Easter, two disciples encounter Jesus. But, of course, they don’t…

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2nd Sunday of Easter

“Unlock Your Doors” Sunday, April 7 at 11:00 am | Bulletin Happy Eastertide! While Easter Sunday is a once a year event, the Easter season lasts 50 days. Over the course of these 50 days we’ll be thinking as a community about how to be Easter people in a hurting world. As the story of…

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Palm Sunday

“PDI: public displays of imperfection” Sunday, March 24 at 11:00 am | Bulletin Friends, This Sunday, we mark the time when Jesus makes his final entrance into Jerusalem.  We will wave palms, shout our hosannas, pray, and give praise to the One who comes in the name of the Lord.  We will join the crowd in a public…

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Fifth Sunday in Lent

Time In the Dark Sunday, March 17 at 11:00 am | Bulletin “Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and is buried, it remains just a single grain; but if it is buried, it bears much fruit.” John 12:24 People have been puzzling out the meaning of the…

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Fourth Sunday in Lent

Look at it! Sunday, March 10 at 11:00 am | Bulletin “So Moses made a serpent of bronze, and put it upon a pole; and whenever a serpent bit someone, that person would look at the serpent of bronze and live.” – Numbers 21:9 Yikes! If I got bitten by a snake, I’m not sure I’d…

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