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Beauty and Transfiguration

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

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On Transfiguration Sunday Rev. Daniel speaks about the importance of Beauty in our lives.

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Healing the Whole

Monday, February 9th, 2015

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Rev. Ben discusses the ways that Jesus’ healing stories are about restoring the whole person, and challenges us to see our connections to the earth and how we must take part in, and responsibility for, its healing.

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What Are You Going to Do With Us?

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

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Rev. Daniel looks at the story of Jesus and a man possessed by unclean spirits as guidance for the modern Christian response to today’s “demons”.

Scripture: Mark 1:21-28

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Going Fishing

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

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Rev. Ben discusses the church’s Calvinist roots, focusing on the “doctrine of vocation”, showing it to be not only a great equalizer but also an invitation to everyone, everywhere, to do the work they have been called to do for the greater glory of God.

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What Kind of People Worship There and Who is Their God?

Monday, January 19th, 2015

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On Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Rev. Ben argues that a church is at its most lively and vital when it engages with tricky social and political issues, and is ready to change and adapt to new understandings.

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In the Beginning

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

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Rev. Ben discusses the new beginnings described at the start of the Gospel of Mark, relating it to our need to respond to violence at home and abroad with love and grace, helping make a new beginning for our world.

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What Star Is This?

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

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Rev. Ben Daniel discusses what has happened at MPC and in the wider world since he was voted in as pastor a year ago, and encourages us to stay focused on a higher purpose, much as the Magi followed the Christmas star.

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Lock On to the Star

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

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Visiting preacher, Rev. Vince Mok, reflected upon the journey of the Maggi as they traveled to see the newborn Christ Child and the lessons to be learned as they followed the Nativity Star. Scripture: Isaiah 60:1-6, & Matthew 2: 1-2, 7-12

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In Search of Guadalupe

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

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Preaching from Luke’s story of the birth of Jesus, Rev. Ben Daniel looks at the role of Mary and how today’s Protestant Christians may learn from her example.

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Communion Homily: The Way Home

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

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Rev. Daniel focuses on the events of the week, particularly racial injustice as he leads into the service of Communion.

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