Finding Miracles Everywhere

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, February 26, 2017 If you could be present at one of Jesus’ three miracle stories, which one of these three would you pick? Would you pick: -Jesus walking on the water -Jesus turning water into wine -Jesus up on top of a mountain turned […]

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God’s Dream

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, February 19, 2017 Well, I’m so glad there is somebody with a strong voice here this morning. Thank you, Dr. Richard Todd Payne. Thank you. Love your enemies. If you had to pick three sayings of Jesus’ commands to you, three of the hardest […]

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The church has an amazing capacity for relationship and we so often look to the church, to Plymouth Church and to our diverse faith communities, to birth relationship, to build relationship, bless, nourish and sustain human relationship. As we welcome new members into our community of faith this morning we may recall how we ourselves […]

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Claim Your Salt

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, February 5, 2017 I can see him now. I can see Jesus on the mountaintop, preaching. I can see and imagine and hear his unadorned, naked voice speaking into the wind. There’s no sound system. There’s no cell phone, there’s no video. It’s just […]

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A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, January 22, 2017 Can you imagine something so compelling that you would drop whatever you are doing and pursue it?  If you can imagine that, perhaps you can imagine what stirred in the hearts of Peter and Andrew and James and John on that […]

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A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, January 8, 2017 So, it’s a little risky here, but I’ll take that risk! I invite you—it’s audience participation, part of the sermon. So this is true/false. I’m not having you raise your hands. I don’t want anyone to feel any shame so you […]

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Our Common Humanity

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, January 1, 2017 2016 is done. Over. Finished. And you know what, friends? I can’t say I’m not glad it’s gone. 2016 was not a year that was edifying for the human race. In 2016, we saw, unfortunately, not the best, but the worst […]

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Christmas Day

A sermon given by Rev. Eleanor McCormick on December 25, 2016 In my family the tradition has always been to open just one gift on Christmas Eve and to save the rest for Christmas Day. In my husband’s family, however, they open all the gifts on Christmas Eve, all but one. So this morning I […]

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Rev. McCormick’s Christmas Eve Sermon

I was to join with all the other children in carrying a candle forward to the baby Jesus. Towards the end of the pageant my small, white candle was lit, and I proceeded down the red carpet of the isle, holding my light high. As we joined our voices in signing “Silent Night,” there was […]

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