Sermons on Isaiah
The angel’s words, “Do not be afraid,” are words that are repeated over and over again throughout scripture. What did Mary make of those words? What do they mean to us as we move through this Advent season? How do we take them to heart and what difference do they make in our own lives that are so often touched by anxiety and fear?
In this time of waiting, watching, hoping, praying how can we stay attentive to the movement of God’s Spirit?
Join Pastor Lesley as we explore the question; what does it mean when we ask God to “Save us from the time of trial.”?
Together with Tim we explore our human attempt to create a portrait of Jesus throughout Western art history, and the different forms it takes on.
This Sunday we celebrate All Saints Sunday, a day when we are especially mindful of the great cloud of witnesses and the communion of the saints. It is a day of acknowledging death and the tears, grief and sadness that accompany it. But it is also a day of holding fast to life, including life in our here and now and the promise of life eternal to come.
On this Laity Sunday, Caryn Blanton, co-chair of Shoreline Community Services, shares with us about the work of Shoreline in our community and how it is an expression of the kind of work and service described in Isaiah and proclaimed by Jesus.
In the face of weakened values and faltering structures, ninistry candidate Lea Booth invites us to consider how we can become co-creators in bringing about God’s vision and dream for the world.
This week we examine the major portion of The Apostles’ Creed, focusing on Jesus. Quite a few theological statements are claimed in this central section of the creed. We explore what The Apostles’ Creed claims about Jesus and how these central claims form our faith.
This Christmas Eve, Pastor Bob concludes the sermon series based on Adam Hamilton’s book The Journey.
The disaster of the AIDS epidemic in Africa demonstrates that sometimes problems are bigger than the self. The crisis has reached its current state not just because of individual behavior, but because of systems.