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Sermon: July 1, 2018

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Lamentations 3:22-33  Psalm 30 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Mark 5:21-43 Last week we heard a story from Mark’s Gospel about the disciples and Jesus in a boat heading “to the other side”—meaning Gentile territory—when a storm came … Continue reading

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Sermon: June 24, 2018

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Job 38:1-11 Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Mark 4:35-41 Dorothy Parker was a journalist and famous witty member of the Algonquin Round Table in the 1920s. It’s reported that whenever she heard her doorbell ring, … Continue reading

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Sermon: June 17, 2018

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost Trees. From the first chapters of Genesis—when God places the tree of life in the center of the Garden of Eden—through the closing chapters of Revelation—where trees bear leaves bringing healing to the nations—the Bible is … Continue reading

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Sermon: June 3, 2018

Second Sunday after Pentecost When I learned to the 10 Commandments as a child, I remember thinking that this one—“Remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy”—was the easiest to keep. After all, it just meant, “Go to church on … Continue reading

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Sermon: May 20, 2018

Day of Pentecost Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Romans 8:22-27 John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 I’m sure I’m not the only one who has been watching with horror and fascination these past few weeks as Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of … Continue reading

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