An Ethic of Life

A sermon given by Rev. Eleanor McCormick on Sunday, July 10, 2016 Our Gospel is one of life winning out over death and love winning out over hate. I cannot share that from this pulpit too many times. Jesus talks about love and life in the story of the Good Samaritan. A story that today […]

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When you have a British brother-in-law, it’s quite common to talk about Britain. With the recent Brexit vote, with Prime Minster Cameron’s resignation, with the Euro Cup on every TV, there’s been a lot of talk about Britain in my house and over the phone. And with the Fourth of July being celebrated this weekend, […]

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Do Covenants Still Matter?

Sermon begins at the 3:00 minute mark of the audio bar below: A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, June 26, 2016 The days are surely coming when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel. And I will put my law within them, and I will write […]

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Where is God Now?

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, June 19, 2016 Have you ever thought of not paying attention to the news? Have you ever thought about tuning out, going offline, canceling the newspaper? Just not paying attention? Say “I’m not going there anymore.” Have you ever thought of doing that? Building […]

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A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, June 12, 2016 Welcome. This is a lot of fun. I’m so glad that you’re all here. So, as Monica read to you the lesson from the prophet Hosea, what did you hear? Did you hear in the lesson how god changes god’s mind? […]

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Living in Covenant

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, June 5, 2016 The sermon text this morning is from Hosea, chapter 2, verse 14. Mikayla just read it to us a moment ago and it goes like this: Therefore I will now allure her And bring her into the wilderness, And speak tenderly […]

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The High Price of Vegetables

A sermon given by Rev. Nancy Thellman on Sunday, May 29, 2016 Before we get too deep into the theological weeds of this story from First Kings, I have a confession to make. And that is, I’m worried that I may now be more county commissioner than pastor. Because quite frankly, after reading the text for […]

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What is a Prophet?

Sermon starts at the 3:20 mark on the audio bar below. A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, May 22, 2016 Have you ever tried to start a fire in the rain? Have you ever tried to coax a flame out of wet wood? Dwight Hilpman, I’m sure you have done […]

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At Pentecost

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, May 15, 2016 This is a sermon that Eleanor prepared and put together and because laryngitis has come to her, I am the one preaching it. This is truly a dialogue sermon without my partner, my thoughts and Eleanor’s thoughts, it’s a shared product. […]

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