Sermons from January 2020

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Calling of the Disciples


This week’s  passage from the Hebrew Scriptures contains some of the best known verses in the Bible— “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light.” and in verse 6  we read “For a child has been born for us. Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah’s words hold rich […]

Come and See – John 1:29-42


The Gospel lesson follows the baptism of Jesus where we are told that the Spirit “remained” on Jesus. The season of Epiphany is about the unfolding of the authentic revelation and manifestation of God’s love and deeds through Jesus. Last week, the sky opened, the Spirit descended, and the voice of God testified about the […]

Compassionate Joy: Rachel Weeping


I’m beginning to understand in a deeper way why we have a surge of visitors on Christmas Eve and Easter, and then the pews empty out again on the Sundays following. It’s like the ebb and flow of the tide.  When people come Christmas Eve and Easter, they have some assurance that they will sing […]