In the Mean Time 10/15/2017

Pastor Kelly and Jason Metcalf-Lindberger have fun introducing the fall pledge drive (with a nod to NPR.) Then Pastor Kelly spends some time unpacking the difficult parable of talents.    Your financial support can help us make a difference in our community and in the world.  

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Between the question and the answer

In the shadow of yet another mass shooting, Pastor Kelly asks the question “Why?” When one person is able to stockpile enough military assault weapons and ammunition to kill 59 people and injure another 500 in a matter of minutes, why are “Why are we so willing to do nothing?” Inspired by some of what […]

More Just Words – 10/01/2017

Jonah: “Finally, our enemies will get what they deserve…Yes God! Go God! Get ’em!”

Just Words – 09/24/2017

“…God continued her salvation story to by sending a big fish to swallow up this mercy-withholding, xenophobic, Ninevite-hating, disobedient prophet.”

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Church Math – 09/17/2017

“I create my own prison when I’m not willing to forgive someone else.”

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Read these instructions before use (part 2) – 09/10/2017

Excerpt:
“We are living in a time when many in our country are weeping and feeling threatened and vulnerable. And Paul calls us to weep with them and to associate with those in vulnerable positions. And he calls us to side with these.” – Pastor Kelly

Read these instructions before use (part 1) – 09/03/2017

Excerpt
“Before launching into the instructions about those outside the body, we should hear this in-between line…’ya’ll remember to pass the plate for your siblings.’ Remember to give to the saints.”

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Summer Lovin’: Ecstasy – 08/27/2017

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“Joy…doesn’t come and go with our moods. It doesn’t depend on our success. It isn’t reserved for the rich. It can’t be purchased or stored….”

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Summer Lovin’: Fertility 08/20/2017

In this second sermon in the series, Pastor Kelly talks about what it looks like to bear fruit, even as we pray, march and work for racial justice.

Summer Lovin’: Intimacy – 08/13/2017

Pastor Kelly planned this new three-week series (Summer Lovin’) based on Henri Nouwen’s book Lifesigns, prior to the unfolding events of nuclear threats and white supremacists, neonazis, and white nationalists gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia. This first sermon was on Intimacy, the first theme in Nouwen’s book.  As he denounced the horrific words and actions, Pastor Kelly […]

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