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Sermons from 2010

Shock Treatment

San Williams

October 24, 2010
Luke 18:9-14

10-24-2010 Sermon This morning each of us has come to the church to pray. A few of you even came into the sanctuary before worship began to have a few moments to prayerfully prepare. Following the Prayer of Confession, we …

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The Kingdom is Like Leaven

Theodore J. Wardlaw

October 17, 2010
Luke 13:20-21

10-17-2010 Sermon I am thinking this morning about boundaries. Boundaries are those lines we draw between one another, the ways in which we create our space that is differentiated from somebody else’s space; and boundaries are not bad things. Not …

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Abundance Re-defined

San Williams

October 10, 2010
John 2:1-11

10-10-2010 Sermon Weddings are rarely, if ever, simple affairs. Today we’re grateful for the opportunity to celebrate the marriage of Ara and Becky as part of the Sunday worship. Making the wedding part of the Sunday service offers a vivid …

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World Communion Sunday

Judy Skaggs

October 3, 2010
Luke 17:5-10

10-03-2010 Sermon As a way of introduction this morning, I want to share a little of the way I have been thinking about the gospel passage for today. This text we have to deal with today is somewhat difficult. So …

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Too Small!

Renee Roederer

August 8, 2010
Isaiah 49:1-7

Too small.  If there’s anything that the people of Judah felt – the people of Judah from the Southern Kingdom of Israel – I’m sure it involved a day-to-day reality of feeling ‘too small. We’re distanced in time from the …

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The Holy One in Our Midst

San Williams

August 1, 2010
Hosea 11:1-11

Next week in our Wednesday night faith and film discussion, we’ll watch scenes from a move called “The Invention of Lying.” The movie employs a stereotype of God that everybody in the movie calls “the Man in the Sky.”

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More God Than We Want?

San Williams

July 25, 2010
Hosea 1:2-10

Who is God?  Doesn’t that sound like a manageable question for a mid-summer sermon?  Something about summertime tempts us to lighten up and deliver sermons that go down as easy as a cool glass of iced tea. But if we …

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Choosing the Better Part

Judy Skaggs

July 18, 2010
Luke 10:38-42, Amos 8:1-12

This morning, Katie read the familiar story of Jesus visiting his friends Martha and Mary. When Jesus arrived, Martha’s first impulse was to get things going in the kitchen. After all, hospitality was very important in that time and culture. And Martha assumed her sister, Mary, would also come out and get busy preparing a wonderful meal for their guest.

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It’s That Simple

Rebecca Chancellor

July 4, 2010
2 Kings 5:1-14

This summer, we are using the Old Testament texts from the lectionary for a sermon series on some of the prophets. Today’s Scripture, of course, is about the prophet Elisha in Israel. But in this text, we actually hear more about the man named Naaman than we do about Elisha.

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Let’s Hear It for the Small People

San Williams

June 27, 2010
2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14

The executives of British Petroleum Company have been on the defensive ever since the Gulf oil spill began. They had to make yet another apology last Wednesday, when BP Chairman Carl-Henrik Svanberg made the following gaffe, “I hear comments sometimes that large oil companies are greedy companies or don’t care. But that is not the case with BP. We care about small people.”

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