Vulnerable Love on a Donkey

A sermon given Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017 That image of Jesus riding on a donkey is indelibly imprinted on my brain ever since childhood, and I think I know why. I think it’s the donkey! For other animals we have admiration, respect, awe, reverence. Come we marvel at […]

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We are Commissioned!

A sermon given by Rev. Eleanor B. McCormick on Sunday, April 2, 2017 There are many stories describing the beginning of the church. This is just one of them. And I’m not sure the story goes exactly like this, but I know this story is true. After Jesus had died, his friends and his disciples […]

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Claiming Our God Given Power

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, March 26, 2017 My friends, this is the fourth of a series of sermons on Making Disciples. On March 5, the first sermon, we talked about we are the church and how the church is that important place where disciples are formed. Edith Guffey […]

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In Whom do You Ultimately Abide?

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, March 19, 2017 On March 5th, we opened our sermon series with a sermon on “We are the Church,” and Edith Guffey and myself shared the sermon that morning and talked about how we in the church are the place that teaches people how […]

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A joint sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey and Kansas-Oklahoma Conference (United Church of Christ) Minister Edith Guffey   Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey This morning we’re beginning a series of five sermons on discipleship. It is so fitting we do a series on discipleship during the season of Lent – that is, […]

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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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