“You Asked For It” Sermon Series Begins

Date: August 6, 2017 Title: “How Much is Enough? (And How Do You Know?)” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Mark 10:17-31 Several years ago, in another church I served, I was called to the bedside of a dying man who desperately needed to see his pastor. This man

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“The Real Social Network” Sermon Series Ends

Date:  July 30, 2017 Title:  “LinkedIn For Good” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Colossians 3:12-17 This is an extraordinary piece of good news we read today!  The author of Colossians tells us we are “chosen, holy and beloved”.  What an extraordinary stating point we are given, before we

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“The Real Social Network” Sermon Series Continues

Date: July 23, 2017 Title: “Snapchats – Worth a Thousand Words” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Matthew 5:13-20   In 1804 Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set off down the Missouri River, looking for a direct water route across North America to the Pacific Ocean. After 15 months

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“The Real Social Network” Sermon Series Continues

Date: July 16, 2017 Title: “Tweets From Our Tribe” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Matthew 5:1-12 Facebook – Instagram – Snapchat – Tumblr – LinkedIn – Renren – Disqus – Vine – Pinterest – TWITTER … just ten of the most popular platforms in what we call the

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“Ordinary Grace” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  June 11, 2017 Title:  “Grace Along the Way” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Psalm 100             Make a joyful noise to the Lord… says the Psalmist.  Serve the Lord with gladness …In days like these??  Getting joy out of us can take a bit of work.  We are

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The Day of Pentecost

Date:  June 4, 2017 Title:  “Grace at the Table” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  1 Corinthians 12:4-13             Today is a BIG day in the life of the church.  It is the day of Pentecost, when we celebrate the gift of God’s Holy Spirit.  It is our day

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“Standing Around, Looking Up”

Date: May 28, 2017 Title: “Standing Around, Looking Up” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Acts 1:1-11, Psalm 23             Congratulations on your graduation! Now, let me assure you, I am not just speaking to the high school graduates who may happen to be here today. I am also

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An Animated Faith 2-Part Sermon Series Begins

Date:  May 7, 2017 Title:  “Don’t Give Up!” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard             Before Walt Disney – before Pixar – even before Road Runner & the Wiley Coyote, we have had a vision of animation.  We find it all throughout the Biblical record.  Visions of animation – people

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Earth Sunday, 2017

Date:  April 23, 2017 Title:  “Mind Your Mother (Earth)” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Psalm 98:4-9;  Romans 8:18-25             Yesterday was Earth Day – again.  The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970.  It was organized by Gaylord Nelson, a US Senator from Wisconsin, who had

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“Accomplishing Everything and Nothing”

Sunday, April 12th, 2017 Rev. Jeremy Smith John 12:12-19   Introducing the Scripture When a story is in multiple gospels, I like to compare how they treat the little details. Who says what, how the scene is set or described, tells us what the writer wants us to know. Today’s

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