• We Belong to God

    Date: May 21, 2017 Scripture: Mark 2:23-27; Genesis 2:1-3; Exodus 20:8-11 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Newman Guest Preacher: When and what are you doing when you have a deep sense of love and connection? I was nine years old, living in rural East Tennessee, surrounded by the deep green shade of .. readread & listen

  • And Their Eyes Were Open

    Date: April 30, 2017 Scripture: Luke 24:13-35 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: There is something about this story that I find… cozy. Or reassuring. Or I just love it because it’s not too complicated – except for the part about Jesus di.. readread & listen

  • The Beauty of Doubt

    Date: April 23, 2017 Scripture: John 20:19-31 Preacher: Rev. Chris Murphy Guest Preacher: Today we have the opportunity to reflect on the resurrection story involving Thomas. You know Thomas. He’s the disciple known for doubting. Poor guy. What a tough reputat.. readread & listen

  • The New Day

    Date: April 16, 2017 Scripture: John 20:1-18 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: We’re so glad you’re worshipping with us today on Easter, the brightest day of the Christian year. It’s a good Sunday to be here, what with flowers galore and.. readread & listen

  • Fronds and Seeds

    Date: April 9, 2017 Scripture: John 12:9-26 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, delved into the icy tundra of Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen, Norway, is a 1,000-square-meters-large space that holds millions of seeds representin.. readread & listen

  • On Death and Life

    Date: April 2, 2017 Scripture: John 11:1-45 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: News traveled fast after that. In Cana, the man who served as chief steward at the wedding a few years back grew thoughtful, remembering the wine that had saved the day and hin.. readread & listen

  • Now I See

    Date: March 26, 2017 Scripture: John 9:1-41 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Newman Guest Preacher: When I was a skinny, book-loving, pony-tailed ten-year-old, we discovered my extreme near-sightedness. My eyesight declined very gradually, and I adapted by always sitting in t.. readread & listen

  • You Never Know

    Date: March 19, 2017 Scripture: John 4:1-42 Preacher: Rev. Gregg Neel Guest Preacher: .. readread & listen

  • The Curious Incident of Nicodemus at Night

    Date: March 12, 2017 Scripture: John 3:1-17 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: In my daughter’s class at school, if you want to put someone down in a light-hearted way, you say to them, “You look like stairs.” It is the height of clever .. readread & listen

  • The Beginning of Lent: A Wedding, Some Water, and Some Wine

    Date: March 5, 2017 Scripture: John 2:1-12 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: There is a story told among Zen Buddhists about a nun who one day approached a great patriarch to ask if he had any insight into the Nirvana sutra she had been reading. .. readread & listen

  • Accepting the Mystery

    Date: February 26, 2017 Scripture: Matthew 17:1-9 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: Author Reza Aslan, who wrote the book “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth,” has been working with CNN to develop a “spiritual adventure series&rd.. readread & listen

  • Reflections from Guatemala

    Date: February 19, 2017 Scripture: John 4:1-42 Preacher: Guest Preacher Guest Preacher: Kathryn Moran, Sue Butell, and Jane Kurtz From Kathryn Moran Good morning! My name is Kathryn Moran and I am the Community Engagement Coordinator here at Westminster. Part of my responsibility is to facilitate thre.. readread & listen

  • Living a Life of Integrity

    Date: February 12, 2017 Scripture: Matthew 5:21-37 Preacher: Rev. Gregg Neel Guest Preacher: .. readread & listen

  • Love Your Enemy

    Date: February 12, 2017 Scripture: Matthew 5:38-48 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Newman Guest Preacher: February 12, 2017 San Mateo Presbyterian Iglesia in Xela, Guatemala Matthew 5: 38-48 The Rev. Laurie Lynn Newman .. readread & listen

  • Yes, You

    Date: February 5, 2017 Scripture: Matthew 5:13-16 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: About once a week I make scones for breakfast. It’s the easiest recipe in the world – some dry ingredients and a cup of heavy cream. Everyone is happy. But occ.. readread & listen

  • Justice, Kindness, Humility: These Three

    Date: January 29, 2017 Scripture: Michah 6:6-8, Matthew 5:1-12 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: If you’ve ever had a guest in your home who stayed for a while, you know what a challenge that can be. In the summer of 2015, a friend of mine from high school – wi.. readread & listen

  • Following Jesus

    Date: January 22, 2017 Scripture: Matthew 4:12-23 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: As bona fide soccer parents, Gregg and I have finally figured out what “off sides” means. It has been a conundrum for a while, since the Sabin Bees have morphed fro.. readread & listen

  • New Things - Celebrating Epiphany

    Date: January 15, 2017 Scripture: Isaiah 42:5-9 Preacher: Rev Laurie M. Newman Guest Preacher: Several years ago, the United Church of Christ came up with a slogan that expressed the heart of their outreach. It was in ads and on signs. It read, simply, “God is stil.. readread & listen

  • Turning Around

    Date: January 1, 2017 Scripture: Isaiah 63:7-14 Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: When I was cleaning up my desk at home after Christmas, I found a scratch pad on which I had written our family’s predictions for 2016. I had predicted Ted Wheeler would .. readread & listen

  • Christmas Meditation

    Date: December 24, 2016 Scripture: Preacher: Rev. Beth Neel Guest Preacher: Sometimes all it takes is for one person to have the good sense to bring some light. Someone lit an oil lamp long ago, in that darkened room where Mary labored. It may have bee.. readread & listen