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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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Choose Life! ~ Deuteronomy 30: 15-20

February 12, 2017 Peg Weissbrod

When I was in training to be a yoga teacher, one of my favorite instructors, a medical doctor from Australia, used to tell us the story of “the wall of milk.” On his first visit to the U.S. he went to a grocery store here in Cleveland Heights to buy some milk for his hostess. He was completely unprepared for the vast numbers of refrigerators that lined the wall. They were full of regular milk, 1% milk, 2% milk, skim milk, lactose free milk. And don’t forget all the non-dairy milks –almond milk, hemp milk, rice milk, coconut milk and soy milk, all coming in a variety of flavors. He found it so overwhelming that he staggered out of the store with no milk in hand. There were just too many choices. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Well in the Wilderness ~ Isaiah 55: 1-5, John 7: 37-39

November 22, 2015 Peg Weissbrod

Many have asked me, “How was Haiti?” It is both an easy and a hard question to answer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Three Lies and The Truth ~ Matthew 4: 1-11

March 15, 2015 Peg Weissbrod

I’m veering from the Lectionary texts today and taking us backward to the first Sunday of Lent when traditionally we read the story of Jesus’ temptations in the wilderness. Read the rest of this entry »

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Driven Out ~ Mark 1:9-15

March 1, 2009 Peg Weissbrod

A little over two weeks ago, the Forest Hill Church pilgrims were Read the rest of this entry »

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