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Celtic Sunday

Scripture: John 1: 1-5 Rev. Erin Beardhemphl August 13, 2017 Let us pray: O God, In my deeds, In my words, In my wishes, In my reason, And in the fulfilling of my desires, In my sleep, Inmy dreams, In my repose. In my thoughts, In my heart and soul always, May the blessed Virgin…

The Storm Before the Calm

Scripture: Matthew 8:23-27 Jill A. Kirchner-Rose, MDIV, DMIN August 6, 2017 Imagine the smell of the ocean breeze.  Warm wind blowing through your hair.  Sunshine reflecting off the waves.  The sails flapping in the air.  Sea lions and dolphins swimming in the wake.  And John Denver’s “Calypso” playing in the background.  It is a magnificent…

God Is Still Speaking

Scripture: Acts 11: 1-18 Jill A. Kirchner-Rose, MDIV, DMIN July 30, 2017 In our summer series, we have been exploring other faiths in order to build community.  And in our exploration, we have discovered that each religion brings a unique gift.  Hinduism brings the gift of tolerance and diversity with it many gods and goddesses.…

Living Buddha, Living Christ

Scripture: Selected Readings July 16, 2017 Jill A. Kirchner-Rose, MDIV, DMIN Last Sunday, we kicked off our summer series entitled “Holy Conversations:  Exploring Other Faiths to Build Community” with Meenakshi sharing about her Hindu faith in both the morning worship and evening gathering.  This morning we will look specifically at the connection between Jesus and…

Made in God’s Image

Sermon notes: All peoples Greg: demon Words are powerful. Can trap someone into self hate. Fcco: we used to have doctors… Words are powerful. Can trap a people in amber. Mother is Scottish Presbyterian; father is Hindu. Shiva danced the world into existence. Whereas in genesis, God speaks the world into existence. One similarity: Many…

Left Behind

Scripture: Acts 1:6-14 Jill A. Kirchner-Rose, MDIV, DMIN May 28, 2017 There is a true story about a 33 year old truck driver, Larry Walters, who made national news.  Larry had a habit of spending his weekends in his Los Angeles backyard, drinking…Pepsi…and eating peanut butter sandwiches.  He would sit in his favorite aw chair…

We Know How the Story Ends

Scripture: Mark 16: 1-8 Jill A. Kirchner-Rose, MDIV, DMIN April 16, 2017 The last time we gathered together was Good Friday.  It is a day when we remember Jesus crucified.  A day when despair is profound.  Pain is abundant.  Death has the final word.  There are a few occasions in my life when I have…