Sermons are a good way to experience our approach to scripture, our values, and our sense of mission. We invite you to read them here or listen to them on our youtube channel.


What Cannot Be Shaken Will Remain — 21 August 2022

We are assured of our place on this firm foundation of grace in God’s unshakable kindom through the gift of baptism. We are taken off of uneven ground, pulled out of the miry clay and placed on solid rock. Through the water and the word, this gift of God’s grace is made visible and experienced…

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Transforming Loneliness — 14 August 2022

Here, in this place, for a few moments on a Sunday morning, we make a home together, often among unlikely kin.  Here, in shared moments of ritual and grace, the great chasms that form among us as people and the great chasms that separate us from God and God’s life into the ages, become thin.  A morsel…

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Faith for Impossible Situations — 7 August 2022

Beloved, we are called to be faithful when faith seems impossible. True, this is a challenge, but it is also a gift, because if we do not have faith in impossible situations, then all we have are impossible situations. And maybe that’s all the evidence we need: that even when everything seems stacked against us, we know…

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You Are Enough and You Are Loved—31 July 2022

We are worthy to be called children of God, not because of what we bring or what we do, but simply because we are. God has called you “child”, has said you are enough and you are loved. We gather at this table, fixing our eyes on Christ who is truly present in the bread…

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Through Christ, We Know Who God Is — 24 July 2022

We pray for the time when God’s reign will extend over all creation, when every tear will be dried, when death is swallowed up. We pray for the time when we will gather on the holy mountain where there will be a feast for all people, when all of creation will be restored. We pray…

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Saying “Yes” to the Spirit — 22 May 2022

At baptism, God said “yes” to each and every one of us. God’s “yes” resounds in our lives and in our world – no matter whether we respond or not. But we practice resurrection by saying “yes” to the Spirit, not just once but time and time again. Our whole life of discipleship, of following…

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Peter Didn’t Follow the Vegas Rules — 15 May 2022

Later, as Peter headed back to Jerusalem, I wonder if he thought about what he would tell the others. In some ways, I am sure Peter was tempted to play by the Vegas rules – you know, what happened in Caesarea stays in Caesarea. He had a role as a leader, but he broke the rules…

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God Sees You — 8 May 2022

Tabitha saw these widows as individuals, women worthy of love and care. She didn’t just clothe them, but it says that she made the tunics and other clothing they had. She clothed them beautifully, carefully, not in what was leftover or discarded, but individually, with her own handiwork.

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Imposter Syndrome — 6 March 2022

The disciplines of Lent, then—self-examination, fasting, sacrificial giving and acts of love—are aimed at helping others see and feel and know what God knows: that they—we—are Children of God. Who do you think you are, Beloved? The unending truth of grace is that God knows who you are. The season of Lent…

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Perfect is an Idol — 2 March 2022

And so, Beloved, what is saving your life right now?  We are surrounded by death:  COVID, the war in Ukraine, the loss of loved ones, jobs, marriages, our failures and foibles, endless discouragement.  Perfect isn’t the plan.  Perfect hasn’t saved us yet.  What God is doing in your life is much bigger than that.  Hear St. Paul’s words:  “We are treated as imposters, and…

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Death Is Change / Death Has Changed — 27 February 2022

But, as much as Paul has fought against gnosticism and that understanding of immortality, Paul also fights hard against death as the end of the hope.  Death is not the end.  Christ has changed death, and so death is change – it is the ultimate method by which this life is changed for what it is to…

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What Have We Become? — 20 February 2022

In the beginning, God created the world.  In the beginning, at a word from God, creation exploded onto the scene.  God gathered up the dust of stars, each atom a seed brimming with potential.  Yes, at the end of God’s creating, God gathered a handful of dust and formed it into a person.  But God didn’t make the dust…

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Hope Within Us — 13 February 2022

 It is, I think, a common experience, feeling abandoned by our body.  When we are in pain, when our body fails us, we would love to just abandon it for palaces of gold in the sky.  But these bodies are our bodies, and, in the beginning, God creates not just souls, but entire, complete beings, breathing life into them…

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What We Hide — 6 February 2022

We have measured ourselves against the gospel, and have discovered our every weakness. If our faith is not in vain, then we arrive at a single question: how will God’s grace transform our greatest shame, our biggest weakness for the sake of the gospel How will God’s grace work through weakness to strengthen the weak?…

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