Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Rewind Button- Sermon 9-22

Luke 16:19-31 19“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, 21who longed to satisfy his hunger with what … Continue reading

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Questions from the Pew- what do our people wonder about?

Do you ever wonder what people sitting in the pews every Sunday wonder about when it comes to God, faith, the Bible, or church?  I do!  So, throughout the month of October, I will be doing a sermon series based … Continue reading

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Struggles of Young Clergy Women

As a young clergy woman, I have the opportunity to be in communities with other young clergy women.  We share our experiences, our fears, our big questions about church, life, marriage, parenting, friendships, loneliness, illnesses, etc.  It is a privilege … Continue reading

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“Lost and Found” sermon 9-15

Luke 15:1-10 15Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. 2And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” 3So he told them this parable: 4“Which one of … Continue reading

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The Potter’s House, Sermon Sept. 8

Jeremiah 18:1-11 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2‘Come, go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words.’ 3So I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was working at his wheel. 4The … Continue reading

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When the Spirit Moves

I’ll be honest: there are some Sundays when exciting ministry happens more than other Sundays.  Today was a day full of exciting ministry and God moments.  First of all, for you pastors, do you ever have that feeling where you … Continue reading

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Not Lost in Translation

This was my sermon from today, Sunday, September 1, continuing some reflections from my recent trip with my clergy colleagues to Tijuana, Mexico and the US border.  My sermon from last week entitled, “Displaced Persons” (also reflections from the trip) … Continue reading

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