Scripture: Isaiah 25:1-9 In a time when we are often “sheltering at home,” it is important for us to recognize the painful realities of homes which are not a shelter, especially for those who are experiencing domestic or intimate partner violence. The prophet Isaiah tells of the day of God’s redeeming love when those who … Read more

How Firm a Foundation

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 3:9-16 In times of crisis and of change we are called to find the solid foundation on which we build our lives: in Christ’s new life and the community of the Holy Spirit we can stand firm. As we prepare for the next month in our nation, what are the foundations of … Read more

Hearing the Word

Scripture: Psalm 78:1-4 and others! Our first Pop-Up Sermon, with collected texts and questions from the congregation, leads us to explore how we listen for God in our scriptures: in texts that bring us deep challenges, and those that bring us abounding hope.

What We (L)earn

Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16 Jesus tells us of God’s amazing economy through the story of a generous vineyard owner. How do we learn—and teach our children—about the worth and value of each person, and their labors?

Through the Water

Scripture: Exodus 14:19-29 As we prepare for a baptism, we remember the stories of our faith of how God acts through the waters of our history. Here, we find we are beloved. Here, we find also… that we are freed. Freed, most especially from the bondage of valuing ourselves by what we produce.