The sermon begins around minute 27. Susan was afraid to go to her boss and tell him that his suggestive humor was offensive. John didn’t like the way that the leader of the committee always interrupted and put people down. Barb was hurt because in the ministry meeting she never seemed to be listened to. […]Sermon Archives, Worship | No Comments »>
The sermon begins at the 23 minute mark. One evening last week Lisa Vahey told this story at the meeting of those who volunteer their time to be with Leonor, Adan and Louis Mario as they live with us in Sanctuary. She shared with us that often she takes Adan (who is four) to the […]
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In the recording of this morning’s worship service, Rev. Annich’s sermon on forgiveness begins around the 16 minute mark. My dog, Trouper, has a problem with resentment. If there were a 12-Step Program for dogs, I would encourage him to attend the meetings.
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Last week it was Thomas. This week Peter has his one-on-one with Jesus. And it’s time to deal with the 24,000 pound elephant in the room – Peter’s denial.
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Dr. Walter Brueggemann was our guest preacher today, encouraging us to engage in a ministry of reconciliation that refuses social differentiations based on bias and habit and stereotypes, to refuse to regard others from a human point of view, but instead see people as they are and not as they are said to be.
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