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Grief and Life – Hannah Hawksbee

II Samuel 1:1,17-27; II Corinthians 8:7-15; Psalm 130; Mark 5:21-4
Everyday, newspapers, television programs, web pages, and radio stations report stories of lives lost. We find funeral announcements on the counters at Dollar General and the bank. And I’m scared that stories of death and dying become too familiar, that they become mere numbers we hear [...]



David and Goliath – Ben Wayman

I Samuel 17:1a, 4-11, 19-23, 32-49
I’d like today to talk about David and Goliath.  What a great story.  Here we have kings and giants and conflict and combat.  It’s like watching an ancient NBA Finals game, but with all the perks – private locker room access, players wearing microphones, and even a camera attached to [...]



Trinity Sunday – Teresa Holden

Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 29; Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17
Today is Trinity Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost, and a day on which we celebrate and honor the Triune nature of God or, said in another way, the concept of God as three-in-one.  This is an idea that is so basic to our faith, but one that really [...]