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The Flower in the Sidewalk ~ 1 Samuel 2: 1-10, Mark 13: 1-8, Hebrews 10: 23-25

November 18, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

This morning’s sermon begins around 39 minutes in.

Thirty years ago, I led a youth group mission trip to Washington D.C. We spent the days in neighborhoods of such poverty, blight and segregation that it was comparable to being in Haiti. But in D.C. these neighborhoods were no more than a mile away from the Capitol building where Congress determined where the money went. And, these streets are not really very far from Embassy Row with its mansions and clubs that catered to those of wealth and power. Read the rest of this entry »

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Defiance and Hope

December 25, 2015 Peg Weissbrod

Back in the early 70s when I was a teenager my friends and I loved to get dropped off at Tyson Corner mall. It was one of the fist mega-malls. You had to go there to do your Christmas shopping. I will admit to you tonight, that one of my favorite stores at the mall was the sort-of-naughty Spencer’s. Is Spencer’s even still in business? Read the rest of this entry »

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