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Leading Together ~ 1 Corinthians 12: 12-26; John 21: 15-17

April 15, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

Highlights from this Sunday’s worship audio recording include the Sine Nomine’s Zulu Choral Introit We Sing Praise, O God accompanied by Chris Vandal on percussion at around 4:30 and their jazz anthem Listen at around 11:30, John Dugard’s entertaining and encouraging words on leadership and serving as a Deacon at 14:15, and the Come Thou Font offertory by Jack Lentz and the Chancel Choir at minute 53. And of course, the sermon Leading Together by John Lentz at minute 29.

Remember Marilyn Gifford? Many of you who joined this church 15 years ago did so because Marilyn Gifford stood at the Fellowship Hall entrance every Sunday and said “Good morning!” to you. And now Dene Young “womans” that post. How would we eat if Morag took her gift and left? Or if Nancy, Chuck, Dick, and Elspeth didn’t count the collection money? Read the rest of this entry »

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Moving Providence ~ Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 62:5-12; Mark 1:14-20

January 21, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

There was a small glitch in the morning’s recording, so the Mark 1 verses on not on the recording below, but John’s sermon, Moving Providence is. It begins just before the 19 minute mark.

You all know the story of Jonah, right? He is called to go to Nineveh and tell them to repent. Jonah doesn’t want to go and so he hires a ship that sails in the opposite direction – across the Mediterranean towards Spain! A big storm hits, the crew decide that it is Jonah’s fault and so they throw him overboard. He gets swallowed by a big fish and is vomited on the shores of Nineveh, and finally Jonah figures out that God is serious. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Values Sermon Series: Witnessing ~ God’s Deep Bench

October 9, 2016 Peg Weissbrod

I’ve been thinking a lot about deep benches of late. As our Cleveland Indians give their all to advance in the playoffs, I’m hoping our roster of players stays strong, although we’re already dealing with a few injuries that could come back to haunt us. Read the rest of this entry »

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One Body ~ 1 Corinthians 12: 12-31

January 24, 2016 Peg Weissbrod

Many years ago I had a dream that felt like divine revelation. In the dream I was standing on a theatrical stage taking a curtain call with a company of actors at the end of a performance. We were all holding hands and bowing in a moment of exquisite triumph. Brilliant light filled the theater and the audience’s appreciation was palpable. Read the rest of this entry »

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Called to Spiritual Leadership ~ Luke 4:14-21

January 24, 2010 Peg Weissbrod

Probably 20 years ago, I was asked to serve as a judge on the Winchester Star leadership award panel. High school students in the area were in competition for Read the rest of this entry »

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