• Not Fair!

    Date: September 21, 2008 Scripture: Matthew 19:30-20:16; Exodus 16 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Vischer Guest Preacher: My parents tell a funny story about me at age two. It was about my first good friend, Jennifer. We were playing with imaginary candy. We were imagining the taste, the color, th.. readread & listen

  • I thank my God

    Date: September 07, 2008 Scripture: Philippians 1:3-11 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Before there were pastors and seminaries and a New Testament, prior to church committees and budgets and buildings, the apostle Paul had birthed a tiny new religious group. Nea.. readread & listen

  • Of Joseph, Olynpics, and the mystery of God

    Date: August 17, 2008 Scripture: Psalm 133;Genesis 45:1-20 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Before we hear today’s lectionary reading from Genesis, we need to catch up with what is one of the fabulous and longest stories in all of the Bible. It stretches from ch.. readread & listen

  • Walking Humbly

    Date: August 10, 2008 Scripture: Micah 6:8 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Vischer Guest Preacher: The summer seems to be speeding by. Until today, I haven't had a chance to give a full report to you on my experience as an elected commissioner to the 218th General Assembly o.. readread & listen

  • Impressed? Hardly. Well, Maybe

    Date: July 27, 2008 Scripture: Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Commenting on Senator Obama's speech in Berlin last week, one news person noted that Obama was long on generalities and short on specifics. He chose broad brush stroke images i.. readread & listen

  • Stairway to Heaven

    Date: July 20, 2008 Scripture: Genesis 28:10-19 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: It seems to me - - that Biblical characters encounter God more often than I do. The Bible is FILLED with stories about people meeting God. So why not me ? Why not you ? .. readread & listen

  • Transforming our World into a Better Place for Living

    Date: July 13, 2008 Scripture: Preacher: Guest Preacher Guest Preacher: Rev. Pedro Jimenez Dear brothers and sisters, I want to give thanks to God, to my brother Reverend Jim Moiso, to Judy´s family and Westminster Presbyterian congregation for this opportunity.. readread & listen

  • Here I am

    Date: June 29, 2008 Scripture: Genesis 22:1-18 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: Have you ever walked in on a conversation between two other people? Maybe you entered the room - when they were about half way through talking about something - and you were su.. readread & listen

  • They Went

    Date: June 08, 2008 Scripture: Genesis 12:1-9; Romans 4:13-25 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: This collection of writings we call "holy" never ceases to amaze me. I am so thankful that we are people of the book, texts to which we bring our best minds and experiences, se.. readread & listen

  • Home

    Date: May 25, 2008 Scripture: Isaiah 49:8-16a; Matthew 6:24-34 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Scholars tell us that probably three different prophets' writings make up the book of Isaiah. Our reading comes from "second Isaiah." He worked between the destruction of the T.. readread & listen

  • Possibility

    Date: May 11, 2008 Scripture: Numbers 11:24-30; Acts 2:1-21 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: I am not sure that I have ever heard today's lectionary reading from the Old Testament book of Numbers in worship before. Numbers 11 is a textual doublet of Exodus 15, 16-very .. readread & listen

  • We Are One

    Date: May 04, 2008 Scripture: John 17:1-11; 20-26 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: If I asked you to look around, and then to tell me how many people there are in this sanctuary, what would you say? How many people are there? Anybody? Would anyone answer my q.. readread & listen

  • Celebrate

    Date: April 20, 2008 Scripture: Psalm 104:1-34 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Perhaps America's most influential naturalist and conservationist, John Muir was born 160 years ago tomorrow. This tenacious Scotsman became "the Father of our National Parks.".. readread & listen

  • At Home

    Date: April 13, 2008 Scripture: John 10:1-10; Acts 2:42-45 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Vischer Guest Preacher: When have you felt uprooted? When have you longed for belonging? I just returned from a sojourn with nineteen other Protestant clergy-women from across the United States. .. readread & listen

  • Living Hope and Disappointment

    Date: April 06, 2008 Scripture: Luke 24:13-35 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: Do you have a PLACE - where you GO - when you have experienced some kind of - FAILURE - or DISAPPOINTMENT ? There is a lookout point in Mt. Tabor Park - - where I used to .. readread & listen

  • Foolish Joy

    Date: March 30, 2008 Scripture: John 20:19-31; I Peter 1:3-9 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Holy Humor Sunday? My guess is that most people would not associate Presbyterian flavored Christians and humor in the same sentence. After all, in large part, we come from Scot.. readread & listen

  • The Embrace

    Date: March 23, 2008 Scripture: Isaiah 25:6-9; Matthew 28:1-10 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: The cross is missing. Perhaps someone stole the cross. Did you notice? Its print, its shadow is still visible on the wall directly across from the main entrance to the sanctuar.. readread & listen

  • Bar - abbas

    Date: March 16, 2008 Scripture: Matthew 27:15-23 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: So much of the Good News of the Gospel - involves - just figuring out -WHO this man is. This man Jesus. So much so that you might say - it's the main point. Who is - - Jesus .. readread & listen

  • Nor crushing, but lifting

    Date: March 02, 2008 Scripture: John 9:1-41 Preacher: Dr Jim Moiso Guest Preacher: Who taught you how to spit? Did your dad? Did he have the skill to expectorate through the little hole between his front teeth? My dad did not teach me, I suspect as much as an.. readread & listen

  • A Fork in the Road

    Date: February 24, 2008 Scripture: John 4:5-42 Preacher: Rev David Hutchinson Guest Preacher: One name for our faith is - the WAY. Christianity has been called - "the way" Jesus said, "I am the way - follow me". Have you ever thought about what that might.. readread & listen