Laughter Freed Forever

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter Luckey on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. Here we are, surrounded by lilies and trumpets and songs. The longed-for day has finally arrived so that we might be raised, not to something more than life, but raised to life itself, born anew to a living hope. The words […]

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The Struggle of Scarring

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015 Here we are, gathered once again to re-enact, to relive this timeless story, of passion and promise.  Thank you, Confirmands!  From Palm Sunday’s shouts of Hosanna to Good Friday’s cries of “Crucify him!”  From Wednesday’s temple temper tantrum to Thursday’s […]

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Our Wrestling with Powerlessness

A sermon given by Rev. Eleanor McCormick on Sunday, March 22, 2015. As a young girl, I had a costume. It was a green dragon costume. It was made of green felt. It had a great hat that velcroed under my chin and a spike green tail that went down well below my ankles. I […]

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The Struggle with Darkness

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, March 15, 2015 Have you ever felt like you’re losing control? Have you ever felt like you’re losing it period? WE won’t talk about yesterday. Have you ever felt the ground beneath you begin to give way? Have you ever felt like you were […]

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Struggle with Vulnerability

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, March 8, 2015 Friends, we boil it down to one word, vulnerability: that quality, that characteristic of being able to be open, to be who we are, to allow our limitations to show, to be able to say to others this is who I […]

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Our Wrestling with Isolation

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, March 1, 2015 Just imagine how Jacob felt. Imagine how he felt. He was alone. It was at night and the anxiety must have been sky high. You know the story. You remember Jacob and Esau were brothers and they fought. They fought even […]

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Our Struggle with Fear

Sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, February 22, 2015 Think back to your childhood.  Do you remember times when you were afraid?  Perhaps you were sleeping in a strange place.  You’re lying in bed and the lights are out and the moonlight is casting a shadow through the window on what […]

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The Walk from this World to the Next

Sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, February 15, 2015 Ironically, the hardest part of this job of mine is also the most rewarding.  The time that I am feeling most drained is the time that I feel most fulfilled.  The time that I feel most spent is the time I sometimes […]

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