A sermon given by Rev. Eleanor B. McCormick on Sunday, July 16, 2017 She is one of the most important female leaders in the Old Testament. She is the only female judge in the Hebrew scriptures. She is named a prophet, a warrior, recognized as a mother of Israel. She is a disrupter of norms […]

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So How Easy is Jesus’ Yoke Really?

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, July 9, 2017 Has there ever been a time in your life when you felt you were carrying a heavy burden? You felt the weight of the world on your shoulders. Worries, expectations of other people, and perhaps some expectations that you had imposed […]

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Divided Loyalties

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, June 25, 2017 So I want you to hear Jesus’s words again, the words he said to his disciples. The words he said: “Do not think that I have come to bring peace on earth. I have not come to bring peace. I’ve come […]

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How Many Workers!

A sermon given by Rev. Eleanor B. McCormick on Sunday, June 18, 2017 After two chapters of miraculous healings, Matthew begins to wrap up his Gospel with a summary of the substance of Christian Ministry. Teaching the faithful, proclaiming the good news and showing compassion, this scripture serves as Matthew’s definition of discipleship and what […]

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A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, May 28, 2017 What does it mean to be the church today? Here’s my simple answer. What it means to be the church today is not to be something that we are not, but to be something that we are. There—sermon’s over. We can […]

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A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, May 21, 2017 By the way, did I tell you I have a new grandchild in my family? Her name is Violet. We have a Juniper, now we have a Violet! Little plants that we water! She was born yesterday at Overland Park Regional […]

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Shaping Leaders for the Church

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, May 14, 2017 Parting words come in a lot of different ways. A president gives a farewell address. A professor delivers her last lecture, thinking of graduation today. Someone offers final words to somebody they love. This week I was with my mom in […]

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