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Sermon: Mark 12:38-44

My professor, Lois Malcolm, teaches that some people need to check their ego while others need to start taking up some space.  Just before the Gospel we heard today from Mark, Jesus says that the second commandment after loving the LORD your God is to “Love your neighbor as yourself” Jacqueline Bussie reflects on this…

Sermon – John 11: 32-44

Over the past few weeks, I feel as though we have been living what one theologian calls “the Saturdays of our lives.”  The Saturdays of our lives represent those desperate places in life between the crucifixion of Good Friday and the resurrection of Sunday.  They represent the stench of death we have experienced and felt…

Sermon – John 8: 31-36

As we approach yet another election day, issues of truth-telling and freedom are in the forefront of our minds.   So, I find it interesting that, on this day, Jesus is speaking to us about truth and freedom.  However, Jesus’ words to us regarding truth and freedom could not be more different from the way these…

Sermon – Luke 10: 25-37

Who Is My Neighbor in a Climate Threatened World?   Pastor Ellen:  Today, we think about creation and ask the question, “Who is my neighbor in a climate threatened world?”  The concept of environmental stewardship originates with the first of the creation stories, in which God gives humans dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds…

Sermon – Mark 10: 17-31

Today is Stewardship Sunday and so it is fitting that we are given a gospel reading that speaks about wealth, money and all the “stuff” we think we must possess.  Now, I realize money isn’t going away anytime soon. However, Jesus offers us the possibility to see past it, especially when it comes to the…