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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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Fear and Longing ~ Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Mark 1:21-28

January 28, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

This morning’s sermon, Fear and Longing, begins around 21 minutes in.

Change causes stress. There is an index that seeks to quantify levels of stress. Prolonged high stress can cause depression and illness. Just to note it has been found in studies that those who worship, pray, exercise and are part of a community have discernibly less stress. So coming to church is good for you! Read the rest of this entry »

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What Do You Care About? ~ John 4: 7-42

March 19, 2017 Peg Weissbrod

Two weeks ago, Ron Schmidt gave a Minute for Mission about caring and told a story about softball team members who carried a player from the opposing team who had just hit the game winning home run, but had injured her leg and couldn’t touch all the bases. Apparently if they had just left her in the dust their team would have won. But placing care and compassion above victory they showed themselves to be leaders; they showed themselves to be individuals that I want to trust. Read the rest of this entry »

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Who IS Called to Lead? ~ 2 Samuel 5: 1 – 10

July 5, 2015 Peg Weissbrod

Member and seminary student Kate Kolmodin was in our pulpit this morning.

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Always Beyond Our Grasp ~ Luke 4:21-30

January 31, 2010 Peg Weissbrod

Last Sunday, I was telling you about the kid who, when asked “Who’s your ideal leader?”, said “Hitler.” And about how that always threw me. 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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