Sermons from January 2018

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Authority and Power

Sunday, January 28, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Mark 1:21-28 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT In our gospel reading today, Jesus and his followers have gone into the city of Capernaum, where he went into the synagogue and began teaching.  We are told that as he […]

The Dance Between Following and Resisting God

Sunday, January 21, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Jonah 3:1-10; Mark 1:14-20 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above. SERMON TEXT Christianity is a way of life, a lifestyle.  Christianity is a path.  It is a set of habits and practices.  Christianity is a way of living in the world – a […]

Fear and Trembling

Sunday, January 14, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  1 Samuel 3:1-21; John 1:43-51 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above. SERMON TEXT “Work out your salvation with fear and trembling,” Paul tells the Philippian congregation in chapter 2.  Though this text is not one of the assigned lectionary texts for today, it […]

Epiphany: Being the Light

Sunday, January 7, 2018.  Rev. Emily Berman D’Andrea, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 2:1-12 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above. SERMON TEXT On the twelfth day of Christmas we celebrate Epiphany, which marks the end of the Christmas season and the beginning of the season of light.  From now until Ash Wednesday we’ll […]