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Signs of the Kingdom ~ Psalm 132, John 18: 33-37

November 26, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

This morning’s sermon begins about 25 minutes in. The anthem, with soloist Henry Dyck, can be found about 14 minutes in.

I hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving! The Thanksgiving table is a place where I experience the kingdom of God.The whole Lentz family was with us….Some of the leftovers are still here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Radical Prayer ~ Luke 11: 1-13

August 19, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

This morning’s sermon begins just before minute 33.

I’ve been back for two weeks but still the crash of the waves seems near. There is something about the rhythm of a beach that re-arranges my heart, mind and soul. I lose all track of time. Elizabeth Gilbert wrote the popular novel Eat, Pray, Love. When away, I eat, love, pray, run, read, swim, read some more, eat ice cream, help with the puzzle, eat even more – rinse and repeat! Read the rest of this entry »

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Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart ~ 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-24; John 6: 5-14

July 29, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

This morning’s sermon begins just before the 27 minute mark.

Robin Craig, a member of this Presbytery who was ordained out of Forest Hill Church, recently reignited my practice of gratitude with a little exercise she’s been doing on Facebook called “5 Great Things About Today.” Read the rest of this entry »

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More for the Least of These ~ Matthew 25: 31-46

November 26, 2017 Peg Weissbrod

The sermon on this Christ the King Sunday begins around the 31 minute mark.

This passage from Matthew which we read on this Christ the King Sunday, the last Sunday of the liturgical year before we start Advent, is about Jesus – about what his kingdom of God demands, about how we are to serve Christ, and about how we are to be his people among the nations.

This passage took on a new and profound meaning for me last Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bread and Whine ~ Exodus 16: 2-15

September 24, 2017 Peg Weissbrod

I need to start this sermon by making a confession. I did not come up with the title. My dear husband did. It’s one of the perks of being a clergy couple–we frequently talk about sermons and other aspects of our ministries over morning coffee. A few weeks ago as we were contemplating the lectionary texts for today Richard said, “I think a good title for a sermon on this text would be “Bread and Whine.” (And not the kind of wine you drink…) Read the rest of this entry »

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