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SERMON ~ 01/29/2023 ~ “Searching”

01/29/2023 ~ Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany ~ Micah 6:1-8; Psalm 15; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; Matthew 5:1-12 ~ VIDEO OF THE FULL SERVICE: https://vimeo.com/showcase/7960701/video/794195954 Searching “Where are the wise? Where are the scribes? Where are the scholars? Where are the … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 01/22/2023 ~ “Fishing”

01/22/2023 ~ Third Sunday after the Epiphany ~ Isaiah 9:1-4; Psalm 27:1, 4-9; 1 Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23 VIDEO OF FULL SERVICE: https://vimeo.com/showcase/7960701/video/792693196 Fishing “And Jesus said to them, ‘Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.’” — … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 01/15/2023 ~ The Church

01/15/2023 ~ Second Sunday after the Epiphany ~ Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 40:1-11; 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42 ~ Weekend of the MLK Holiday ~ VIDEO OF THE FULL SERVICE: https://vimeo.com/showcase/7960701/video/790487056 The Church “To the church of God that is in … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 01/08/2023 ~ “No Partiality”

01/08/2023 ~ First Sunday after the Epiphany ~ A.K.A. the Baptism of Jesus ~ Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17 ~ ALSO ~ 01/06/2023 ~ Epiphany of the Lord ~ Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 01/01/2023 ~ “Christmas Every Day”

01/01/2023 ~ First Sunday after Christmas Day ~ Isaiah 63:7-9; Psalm 148; Hebrews 2:10-18; Matthew 2:13-23. ~ A.K.A. (01/01/2023) The Holy Name of Jesus, A.K.A. Mary, Mother of God ~ Numbers 6:22-27; Psalm 8; Galatians 4:4-7 or Philippians 2:5-11; Luke … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 12/25/2022 ~ “The Word”

READINGS:12/24/2022 ~ 12/25/2022 ~ Nativity of the Christ – Proper I ~ Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14, (15-20) ~ Proper II ~ Isaiah 62:6-12; Psalm 97; Titus 3:4-7; Luke 2:(1-7), 8-20 ~ Proper III ~ Isaiah 52:7-10; … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 12/24/2022 ~ “God Whispers”

READINGS:12/24/2022 ~ 12/25/2022 ~ Nativity of the Christ – Proper I ~ Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14, (15-20) ~ Proper II ~ Isaiah 62:6-12; Psalm 97; Titus 3:4-7; Luke 2:(1-7), 8-20 ~ Proper III ~ Isaiah 52:7-10; … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 12/18/2022 ~ “Called to Be Saints”

12/18/2022 ~ Fourth Sunday of Advent ~ The Sunday on Which We Commemorate Joy ~ Which Isaiah 7:10-16; Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19; Romans 1:1-7; Matthew 1:18-25 ~ https://vimeo.com/showcase/7960701/video/782600090 Called to Be Saints “To all God’s beloved in Rome, who are called … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 12/11/2022 ~ “The Messiah”

12/11/2022 ~ Third Sunday of Advent ~ Isaiah 35:1-10; Psalm 146:5-10 or Luke 1:46b-55; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11 ~ The Sunday in Advent on Which We Commemorate Love ~VIDEO OF FULL SERVICE: https://vimeo.com/showcase/7960701/video/780765920 The Messiah “John was in prison and … Continue reading

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SERMON ~ 12/04/2022 ~ “Joy and Peace and Believing and Wilderness”

12/04/2022 ~ Second Sunday of Advent ~ The Sunday on Which We Commemorate Peace ~ Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19; Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12 ~ VIDEO OF FULL SERVICE: https://vimeo.com/showcase/7960701/video/778191043 Joy and Peace and Believing and Wilderness “May the God … Continue reading

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