The Story In Your Hands – April 23, 2017

Pastor Kelly invites us to think about the story in our hands in this sermon based on John 20:19-31, in which Thomas refuses to believe until he sees the marks in Jesus’ hands.  

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Angels and Easter People

Pastor Kelly’s sermon for Easter morning based on John 20:1-18.  

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Give it up! (Control)

Pastor Kelly kicks off the six-week Lenten series, “Give it up!” taking us through two stories of temptation: Adam & Eve in the Garden and Jesus in the wilderness. While the first couple didn’t fare well against the tempter, Pastor Kelly wonders what it might mean to follow Jesus’ example and be led into the wilderness […]

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The Cure for Heart Dis-ease 02/26/2017

We had some difficulty with the audio for the sermon this week. However, one of our technicians recorded it live, from the back of the sanctuary.

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Hospitality at the Heart of the Gospel 02/19/2017

The third in the series, “the Heart of the Matter”, Pastor Stan De Pano preached this powerful sermon on Love your Neighbor. In his tender and prophetic way, Pastor Stan shared both personal and second examples of what it means to turn toward love instead of condemnation. The quality is not great, but listen carefully, […]

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Tattooed Hearts 2/12/2017

With Valentine’s Day before us, Pastor Kelly invites us to consider, “if we had to choose something, what would would you want permanently inked on your flesh?” Deuteronomy 6:4-6, serves as the pinnacle moment after Moses gave the Israelites all of God’s commandments, and before the could enter the Promised Land. The people may have […]

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The Heart of the Matter 02/05/2017

The first sermon in the new series: Matters of the Heart.  Pastor Kelly lifts up the work of God’s justice and peace based on Psalm 112 & Isaiah 58:1-7 God is not interested in a people who offer prayers and fasting without justice and care for the poor and hungry.

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Are we Lite Salt or Salt & Light? 1/29/2017

Following the Presidential Executive Order banning immigrants and refugees from seven countries, Pastor Kelly offered this sermon based on Matthew 5 (below). Click the title of the sermon to access the audio version. There is no printable version available this week. (The end of the audio includes singing, a prayer and the invitation to the offering.) […]

Imagine That! 1/22/2017

Following Friday’s inauguration and Saturday’s Women’s march, Pastor Kelly preached this sermon on God’s intention for perpetual peace based on justice and righteousness. Warning: The sermon is a bit longer than usual and has comments that many may find surprising and irritating. Click the title of the sermon to access an audio or print version.

Too Light A Thing 1/15/2017

Following a fire that burned a mosque in our nearby community of Bellevue, Pastor Kelly preached this sermon based on Isaiah 49:1-7 about God’s call that we are to be a light to the nations, because “Hate is always local, but love is universal. Click the title of the sermon to access an audio or […]

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