Let’s talk about feet tonight. Whether we hate them or love them, feet are important. The human foot has a remarkable 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and tendons, and a total of 26 bones. That means when we put our feet together, that’s more than one-quarter of all the bones in the entire human […]

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The Cross is a Mirror

sermon begins at the :50 mark of the audio bar below A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Palm Sunday, March 20, 2016 A crowd is a force. It’s a power. It’s a power that can get you jazzed and juiced, get you pumped, get you stoked. There’s a reason they call […]

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Not Your Average Dinner Party

A sermon given by Rev. Eleanor McCormick on Sunday, March 13, 2016 The Gospel reading from John this morning invites us to be there. To be present. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, by Annie Dillard, is one of my favorite books. Deep within this beautiful novel, she writes this: “The answer must be, I think, that […]

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The Problem with Forgiveness

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, March 6, 2016 Forgiveness is love’s hardest work. So says Louis Smedes, the author of a book called Forgive and Forget: Healing the Hurts We Don’t Deserve. If you are struggling with how to forgive somebody, and are looking for a resource, I highly […]

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Current events frequently leave us fearful and uncertain. And I’m guessing I am not alone in feeling this way over the past week. We gather here in this sanctuary in search of comfort. And, perhaps even willing to offer comfort to one another. And, I suppose it’s more than good luck that we find our […]

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What Does God Promise Us Today?

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, February 21, 2015 Promises, promises…That’s a 1968 musical! Promises, promises. How many of you have ever heard a child, most likely your own and most likely from the back seat of your car on a long road trip, say in that maddingly infuriating sing […]

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Finding God in the Gray

A sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey on Sunday, February 7, 2016. Isn’t it interesting how many of the memories that we have, that we hold on to, are memories of when life was at its messiest? Life is messy. Some of you were here last Sunday when I shared with you a […]

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Does Tithing Make Sense?

(Sermon begins at the 1:40 mark of the audio bar below) A dialogue sermon given by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Luckey and Rev. Eleanor McCormick on Sunday, January 31, 2016 This morning I want to invite you into my office. I want you to imagine that it is Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 and that the […]

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