The window in the wall 12/10/2017

In this second sermon in the series about Jesus’ great grandmothers, Pastor Kelly focuses on Rahab. Her story from the second chapter of Joshua intersects with another Canaanite woman in the 15th chapter of Matthew.

Nevertheless She Persisted 12/03/2017

(NOTE: Due to some recording glitches, there were a couple of gaps and beeps. However, most of it has been edited to make it smoother and, hopefully, clear.) Pastor Kelly’s kicked off the December sermon series, “Mom Genes” with the story of Tamar from Genesis 38. Her story may shock and surprise some, but she […]

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I am not the one 11/19/2017

What’s the most appropriate way to express our gratitude. Pastor Kelly’s sermon for the Sunday before (American) Thanksgiving is based on the story of the 10 lepers in Luke 17. On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their […]

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Stay Woke! 11/13/2017

Based on the story of the 10 bridesmaids (5 wise and 5 foolish) in Matthew 25, Pastor Kelly reminds us that as followers of Jesus, we are called to stay WOKE! No matter our political leanings, we are to stand for justice that cannot be owned by a political party or a candidate. If you […]

Putting the fun back in fundraising… 10/29/2017

We had some technical glitches with a new recording device and didn’t capture Pastor Stan de Pano’s inspiring sermon. However, you can read a copy of his sermon here.  This audio is a short skit about the fall pledge drive. We tip our hat to Saturday Night Live’s parody of NPR. If you are able, […]

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Future home of… 10/22/2017

Based on the story of Lydia’s baptism in the book of Acts, Pastor Kelly invites us to think about the home that others have made possible for us and what home we are making for generations to come. It was great to hear our own Gretchen Holtz who shared the story of how she experienced […]

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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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