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10 Dec 2017 10:00am – A Voice In The Wilderness – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Mark 1:1-8   The Proclamation of John the Baptist 1 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; 3 the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,’” 4 John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 5 And people from the whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem [...]

3 Dec 2017 10:00am – Interrupted By Hope – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Mark 13:24-37   The Coming of the Son of Man 24 “But in those days, after that suffering, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, 25 and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. 26 Then they will see ‘the Son of Man coming in clouds’ with great power and glory. 27 Then he will send out the angels, and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven. The Lesson of the Fig [...]

26 Nov 2017 10:00am – Take My Life And Let It Be – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading:Matthew 21:1-3, 6-10 and Matthew 25:34b-36 Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem 21 When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone says anything to you, just say this, ‘The Lord needs them.’ And he will send them immediately.” 6 The disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them; 7 they brought the donkey and [...]

19 Nov 2017 10:00am – These Dark Woods – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Matthew 25:14–30 The Parable of the Talents 14 “For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; 15 to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. 16 The one who had received the five talents went off at once and traded with them, and made five more talents. 17 In the same way, the one who had the two talents made two more talents. 18 But the one who had received the one [...]

12 Nov 2017 10:00am – The Reformation? So What? – Dr. Harry Maier

Scripture Reading: Romans 3:19-28 19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced, and the whole world may be held accountable to God. 20 For “no human being will be justified in his sight” by deeds prescribed by the law, for through the law comes the knowledge of sin. Righteousness through Faith 21 But now, apart from law, the righteousness of God has been disclosed, and is attested by the law and the prophets, 22 the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ [...]

5 Nov 2017 10:00am – Silence – Rev. Philip Newman

Note: due to technical difficulties that arose during recording today, the quality of this video is poor for approximately 3 minutes around the 35:00 mark. Our apologies for this inconvenience. Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 3:1, Psalm 46, Philippians 4:7 Ecclesiastes 3:1 Everything Has Its Time 3 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Psalm 46 [...]

29 Oct 2017 10:00am – Thin Places – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Revelation 7:9-17 & Matthew 22:3-10 Revelation 7:9-17 The Multitude from Every Nation 9 After this I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, robed in white, with palm branches in their hands. 10 They cried out in a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who is seated on the throne, and to the Lamb!” 11 And all the angels stood around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures, and [...]

22 Oct 2017 10:00am – The Politics Of Jesus – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Matthew 22:15-22 The Question about Paying Taxes 15 Then the Pharisees went and plotted to entrap him in what he said. 16 So they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the way of God in accordance with truth, and show deference to no one; for you do not regard people with partiality. 17 Tell us, then, what you think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to the emperor, or not?” 18 But Jesus, aware of their malice, said, “Why are you putting me to the [...]

15 Oct 2017 10:00am – The Lord Changed His Mind – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Exodus 32:1-14 The Golden Calf 32 When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people gathered around Aaron, and said to him, “Come, make gods for us, who shall go before us; as for this Moses, the man who brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him.” 2 Aaron said to them, “Take off the gold rings that are on the ears of your wives, your sons, and your daughters, and bring them to me.” 3 So all the people took off [...]

8 Oct 2017 10:00am – If Creation Sings Your Praises… – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Psalm 19 God’s Glory in Creation and the Law To the leader. A Psalm of David. 1 The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. 2 Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night declares knowledge. 3 There is no speech, nor are there words; their voice is not heard; 4 yet their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In the heavens he has set a tent for the sun, 5 which comes out like a bridegroom from his wedding [...]