Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sabbath Keeping and Self-Examination

March 30, 2014, The Rev. Kate Wesch preaching

We had a day of true Sabbath on this campus yesterday as nearly 20 people gathered for a Lenten Quiet Day. From 10 till 5, we prayed together, ate together, meditated, daydreamed, studied, and rested….all in silence. It was a lovely experience and offered a taste of what Sabbath rest was like in Jesus’ day. Read more

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The First Evangelist

March 23, 2014, The Rev. Doyt Conn preaching

She runs to the village, calling: “come and see!” Come and see Jesus – not a temple in Jerusalem, not doctrines of Judaism, not a cult, a practice or a mountaintop – but a person, Jesus, from whom the living water flows. She does this by telling her story: that Jesus knew her as she really was, and loved her anyway, and gave her living water to drink. Come and see. Come and see. Read more

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Being Born Again

March 16, 2014, The Rev. Doyt Conn preaching

Whatever we were born with, whatever gifts or talents, whatever struggles or impediments, whatever structures of privilege or structures of poverty we have inherited, this is enough to move us toward salvation. By the standards of the world inheritances are not equal; but in the eyes of God, whatever we are given is equally capable of bringing us salvation. We have what we have been given at birth to be used to move us toward God. It is enough… but the choice is ours.

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Audience of One

March 9, 2014, The Rev. Kate Wesch preaching

From now until Easter, we are invited into the holy season of Lent. That means turning inward and intentionally working on being the person God wants you to be.
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Ash Wednesday Sermon

March 5, 2014, The Rev. Doyt Conn preaching

Has it ever happened that someone has had the wrong impression about you? Have you ever been misinterpreted, misunderstood or seen by someone as a person you believe yourself not to be? The prophet Joel whom we hear today portrays a people who feel misunderstood. Read more

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Words and the Transfiguration

March 2, 2014, The Rev. Doyt Conn preaching

How do I know when God is speaking to me? How do I know when I am hearing the voice of God? I bring it up, because I am asked that question a lot. I also bring it up because we hear God speak in the Gospel this morning. “This is my son, the beloved, with whom I am well pleased.” Read more

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