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Holy Persistence

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

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Rev. Ben discusses Luke’s story of prayer and persistence (Luke 11:1-13), drawing out the lessons it teaches about persistence, especially when working for justice and greater unity.

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Why We Must All Dance Merengue

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

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Rev. Ben preaches on Luke’s story of Mary and Martha, drawing out the lesson it teaches about taking the time to replenish your soul amid the troubles of the world and the busyness of our lives.

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Who Is My Neighbor?

Sunday, July 10th, 2016

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Rev. Ben discusses the parable of the Good Samaritan, showing how it calls us to see our neighbor in unexpected places, and to tear down walls between us and them so that we can build the kingdom of God together.

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Green Is The New Red, White and Blue

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

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On July 4th weekend, Rev. Ben challenges us to think of patriotism in a new way: as a living out of the Biblical imperative to be good stewards of the land, taking care of the environment and each other.

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Love Breaking In

Sunday, June 26th, 2016

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Looking at one of the most ignored books of the Bible Rev. Phillips finds that it speaks not only how we value sexual relationships, but provides a model for how people can relate to one another.

Scripture Song of Solomon 5:2-8

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Called to Icky Places

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

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Reflecting on the story in which Jesus encounters a man overtaken by demons whose name is “Legion”, Rev. Daniel reflects upon difficult events in the past week and asserts that Christians today may be called to go to “Icky Places”.

Luke 8:26-39

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The Feminism of Jesus

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

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Rev Ben Daniel responded to the overnight news of a mass shooting in Orlando, then proceeded with his planned sermon in which he talked about the need for today’s Christian church to learn from Jesus concerning attitudes towards women.

Scripture – Luke 7:36 – 8:3

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A Song of Destiny (Schicksalslied)

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

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Choir Director, Kim Rankin, provides context for a special musical presentation. To listen to the music click here.

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Setting Aside Animosity

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

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Rev. Ben discusses Luke 7:1 (the healing of the centurion’s slave), focusing on its call for us to set aside our differences, recognize our shared humanity, and pursue the greater good.

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The Trinity’s Table

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

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On Trinity Sunday, Rev. Talitha challenges us to think of the Trinity in new ways, and shows us how the concept of the Trinity as community instead of hierarchy has the power to reshape our lives.

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