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A Sense of Identity – Brian Hartley

Genesis 21:8-21; Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17; Romans 6:1b-11; Matthew 10:24-39
This is the summer of remembrance. It marks one of those interstices in time when the anniversary of events that stretch across generations just happen to intersect. A hundred years ago, it was the final summer in an era of peace [...]



Trinity Sunday – Ben Wayman

Genesis 1:1-2:4a; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
The difference between Protestants and Catholics, the joke goes, is that a Protestant says, ‘What’s the least I need to believe and still be a Christian?’ whereas a Catholic says, ‘This is great! You mean I get [...]



Ascension Of The Lord – Haley Fahrner

Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 93; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53
Ascension Sunday—we can look at this a couple of different ways. On the one hand, we have a sunny story of Jesus’ coming back after his death, reassuring his disciples that his death had a purpose, and now they have an important job to do [...]