• Holy Ground

    Date: October 13, 2019 Scripture: Exodus 3:1-15 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: Several years ago, I was back East for a college reunion and was very happy to get together with some of my oldest and dearest friends. While we were walking around campus, my .. readread & listen

  • On the Side of Life

    Date: October 6, 2019 Scripture: Exodus 1:8-15 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: In February of 2018, a woman named Isabella de la Houssaye was diagnosed with stage-four lung cancer. Later that fall, she competed in – and completed – the Ironman.. readread & listen

  • Surprises and Questions

    Date: September 29, 2019 Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:1-9 Preacher: Guest Preacher Guest Preacher: Jackie Farah When Gregg and Beth asked me to speak on this fifth Sunday, they specifically requested that I speak about being the white mother for a black son. I said I would need to think .. readread & listen

  • Feelings and Dreams

    Date: September 22, 2019 Scripture: Genesis 37-50 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Newman Guest Preacher: Which part of today’s story grabs you? The angry and envious brothers? Joseph’s bereft father? The broken family? Joseph, in his exile from his family? Not every ex.. readread & listen

  • Radical Hospitality

    Date: September 15, 2019 Scripture: Genesis 18:1-15 Preacher: Rev. Gregg Neel Guest Preacher: .. readread & listen

  • Becoming Human

    Date: September 8, 2019 Scripture: Genesis 3:1-24 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: This morning, I’m going to start with an assumption, that most everyone here knows the story of Little Red Riding Hood, who travels through the forest to bring a basket o.. readread & listen

  • Back to Eden

    Date: September 1, 2019 Scripture: Genesis 2:4b-25 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: Mary Oliver will get us started this morning in her poem, “When Did It Happen?” When did it happen? “It was a long time ago.” Where did it h.. readread & listen

  • Daughter of Abraham

    Date: August 25, 2019 Scripture: Luke 13:10-17 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: In August of the year 1619, a Portuguese ship carrying twenty people kidnapped from the west coast of Africa landed on shore near Point Comfort in the British colony of Virgini.. readread & listen

  • Weaving the Foundation

    Date: August 18, 2019 Scripture: Isaiah 58 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: Earlier this summer, we were enjoying some time with our neighbors. We live on a corner, and the other folks who live at our intersection love the opportunity in the summer to .. readread & listen

  • Learn to Do Good

    Date: August 11, 2019 Scripture: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 Preacher: Rev. Gregg Neel Guest Preacher: .. readread & listen

  • Rich Towards God

    Date: August 4, 2019 Scripture: Luke 12:13-21 Preacher: Rev. Gregg Neel Guest Preacher: .. readread & listen

  • God Is Not a Short-Order Cook

    Date: July 28, 2019 Scripture: Luke 11:1-13 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: In preparing for the Women’s Retreat this fall, I’ve been doing some pretty interesting reading and have been thinking about the things that shape us. Growing up, o.. readread & listen

  • Who Doesn't Love a Vegetable Garden?

    Date: July 21, 2019 Scripture: 1 Kings 21:1-20 Preacher: Guest Preacher Guest Preacher: Rev. Eileen Parfrey What a great sermon title for this time of year: “Who Doesn’t Love a Vegetable Garden?” And really, who doesn’t? Facebook posts and farmers markets abou.. readread & listen

  • Neighbor

    Date: July 14, 2019 Scripture: Luke 10:25-37 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Newman Guest Preacher: One day God was watching Earth and saw all of the bad stuff that was going on. God decided to send an angel to Earth to check it out. When the angel returned he told God, yes &.. readread & listen

  • On the Road Again

    Date: July 7, 2019 Scripture: Luke 10:1-11 Preacher: Guest Preacher Guest Preacher: Rev. Susan Kintner Dear Fellow Ministers of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Grace and Peace to you from God our Creator, and from the Holy Spirit, our sustainer and guide. Amen — My name is.. readread & listen

  • Viewed Through the Lens of God's Love

    Date: June 30, 2019 Scripture: Luke 9:51-62 Preacher: Rev. Gregg Neel Guest Preacher: .. readread & listen

  • It Is Well

    Date: June 23, 2019 Scripture: Luke 8:26-39 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Newman Guest Preacher: It doesn’t interest me if there is one God or many gods. I want to know if you belong or feel abandoned. If you know despair or can see it in others. I wan.. readread & listen

  • Stewards of All Creation

    Date: June 16, 2019 Scripture: Psalm 8 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: SCIENTISTS FIND UNIVERSE AWASH IN TINY DIAMONDS* [By Mayne Ellis] But haven’t we always known? The shimmer of trees, the shaking of flames every cloud lined with .. readread & listen

  • Supporting Actors

    Date: June 2, 2019 Scripture: Acts 16:16-34 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: Patsy Mitchner, a former slave from the time when our country participated in that evil institution, looked back on those years after the Civil War and commented, “Slaver.. readread & listen

  • The Troubled Heart

    Date: May 26, 2019 Scripture: John 14:23-29 Preacher: Guest Preacher Guest Preacher: Rev. Jon Andres When my daughter was growing up, I spent a lot of time watching Disney movies with her; you know, movies like The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Pocahontas, The Jungle Book. An.. readread & listen