• Do not be afraid

    Date: December 18, 2005 Scripture: II Samuel 7:1-11, 16 Luke 1:26-38 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Promises, holy promises-in a sense, that is what our understanding of Christmas is about. So, before we read the gospel, we need to listen to the Hebrew scripture, lines memori.. readread & listen

  • To Wait and to Hope

    Date: December 11, 2005 Scripture: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; John 1:6-8, 19-28 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: I don't know about you, but as a person of Christian faith, I feel a little schizophrenic this time of year, these Advent weeks. On the one hand, some of us have been to Christ.. readread & listen

  • Members of the Family

    Date: November 20, 2005 Scripture: Matthew 25:31-46; Ezekiel 34:11-24; Thanksgiving Sunday Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Vischer Guest Preacher: What I learned on my trip to Jordan last month is still unfolding. It was the first trip I've had to the Holy Land or any other part of the Middle East. It was a wonderful trip.. readread & listen

  • With New Eyes

    Date: November 13, 2005 Scripture: Psalm 123; Matthew 25:14-30 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Reading the Bible can be wonder-full, life-changing, confusing, troubling, even dangerous. This seemingly straight-forward and familiar-to-many parable is one such text. H.. readread & listen

  • And To God...

    Date: October 16, 2005 Scripture: Matthew 22:15-22; Exodus 33:12-23 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: Back in the days of "Windows '95" when I first turned on my computer there was a lot of stuff that came up on the screen before the nice blue desktop. The blue desktop was simp.. readread & listen

  • Peace Unity Purity?

    Date: September 18, 2005 Scripture: Exodus 16:2-15, Phil. 1:27-30, Matt. 20:1-16 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: Lately I've been thinking about - grumpy-ness. I've been wondering if being grumpy - could ever be - a good thing. Or - at least - a sign of something - good. What if - grumpy-.. readread & listen

  • Reflect and Marvel with Me

    Date: August 28, 2005 Scripture: Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Last Sunday, we read the first eight verses of Romans 12 as one of our lectionary texts. Today, we hear the rest of the chapter. In context, these words are not a list of do's .. readread & listen

  • Sink or Swim?

    Date: August 06, 2005 Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Vischer Guest Preacher: Do not be afraid! Do not be afraid! Have courage! It is I! Overwhelmed! That sums up memories of my first months of the freshman year of college-I felt overwhelmed! I.. readread & listen

  • Leaving a Legacy

    Date: May 01, 2005 Scripture: Acts 17:22-31; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: A young woman had been diagnosed with a terminal illness. She was given three months to live. And as she was getting her things in order she called her pastor. And asked him to.. readread & listen

  • Ways of Life Abundant - I

    Date: February 13, 2005 Scripture: Matthew 4:1-11 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: The sixteenth century Catholic Cardinal Roberto Bellarmine (1542-1621) wrote: "If the body goes without food and drink for even one day....it immediately weeps and lets out a r.. readread & listen

  • Humility, Sabbath and Stewardship

    Date: October 24, 2004 Scripture: Joel 2:23-29, Luke 18:9-15 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Vischer Guest Preacher: Once a pastor was asked to speak for a certain charitable organization. After the meeting the program chair handed the pastor a check. The pastor was a bit embarrassed, "Oh, I .. readread & listen

  • Who is My Neighbor?

    Date: July 11, 2004 Scripture: Luke 10: 25-37; The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Vischer Guest Preacher: Today we celebrate Presbyterian Heritage Sunday, and we especially honor those who have been members here at Westminster for 50 years or more. In preparation for this sermon I .. readread & listen

  • What Goes Down Must Come Up

    Date: March 30, 2003 Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9; John 3:14-21 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: Why would anyone - - compare Jesus - - to a SNAKE ? Well - - - - there might be some - NOT so nice reasons . . . LIKE: . . . anger . . . or . . . unbelief . . . or . .. readread & listen

  • School clothes and license plate holders

    Date: September 08, 2002 Scripture: Romans 13:8-14 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Breakfast and the Oregonian comics go together at our house. "Stone Soup" is one of my regulars. Recently, mom and daughter have been shopping for school clothes, for days. It .. readread & listen

  • Claiming Life

    Date: June 5, 2016 Scripture: Luke 7:11-17 and I Kings 17:8-24 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Newman Guest Preacher: What’s your comfort food? I think of homemade chicken soup, piping hot with flavorful broth, hearty noodles. Or warm toast with butter. Or chocolate—in any form... readread & listen

  • Known

    Date: September 4, 2016 Scripture: Psalm 139: 1-6, 13-18 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Newman Guest Preacher: When I was in the fourth grade, my best friend was Shari Lane. We were competitive with one another, in our Girl Scout Troop and in school. There were all those Scout merit bad.. readread & listen

  • test

    Date: test Scripture: test Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: test .. readread & listen

  • Unanswered Prayers

    Date: Scripture: Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: “Unanswered Prayers” .. readread & listen

  • Waiting

    Date: Scripture: Advent 1 Isaiah 64:1-9; Mark 13:24-37 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: Can you - imagine - a Christmas tree, turned upside-down? The point would be at the bottom. And then as your eyes rise - from the pointy little base - of this upside-down tree .. readread & listen