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Waiting for the Righteous King – Georgann Kurtz-Shaw

Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; I Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36

When our daughter, Mathea, went to bed last Sunday night, she asked me if she could just sleep until Wednesday. “Why?” I asked. “Why would you want to sleep through three days of school, piano practices, taking care of YOUR DOG Preston, and house cleaning?” [...]



Christ the King and the Unveiling of his Kingly Order – Mathias Zahniser

Daniel 7:9-10, 13, 14; Revelation 1:4b-8; Psalm 93; John 18:33-37
When our children were young our family traveled to Ann’s parents for many holidays. Once when we arrived at their house our five-year-old son David made a bee line for the kitchen where Ann’s mother was preparing a meal and asked, “Who’s in charge [...]



Mark 12:38-44 – Matt Bernico

I Kings 17:8-16; Psalm 146; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44
This morning we are provided texts that are often glossed over and read as a divine commandment to give, give, and give.  A sermon fueled by these texts might end up being a guilt trip to the congregation.  This could have been a sermon to let everyone [...]



All Saints’ Day – Brian Hartley

Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 24; Revelation 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44

I know that some people find the behavior quite strange, but I actually enjoy strolling through old cemeteries. And, this time of year, you get the added bonus of a panoply of added color as the maples, in particular, set loose their bright array of [...]