“This Brave New World” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  January 14, 2018 Title:  “Nuclear (Family) Explosions” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Matthew 10:27-39   Today we continue the January sermon series “This Brave New World”.  And our focus is on the family…and to get us started, consider for a moment what comes up for you when

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“This Brave New World” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  January 7, 2018 Title:  “Living in Silos” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Isaiah 60:1-6;  Matthew 2:1-12 Today is Epiphany Sunday.  Taken from the Greek word epiphaneia, “Epiphany” means disclosure, manifestation, unveiling or appearance.  At first glance, we might think it is all about the appearance of the

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Chistmas Eve 2017 – 9:00 pm Sermon

Date: Christmas Eve, 2017 – 9:00 pm Service Title: “Do You See What I See?” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Luke 2:1-20 In the prologue to the Gospel of John there is a Greek word skenoo, which literally means to pitch a tent. So when we read the

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Christmas Eve Sermon 2017 – 7:00 pm Service

Date: Christmas Eve, 2017 – 7:00 pm Title: “The Art of Christmas” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Luke 2:1-20 It was Thursday night. There were just two days left until the “big one”. Sunday was coming, that relentless return of the Sabbath. And not just any Sunday –

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“The Art of Christmas” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  December 10, 2017 Title:  “The Art of Christmas – Hope” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Isaiah 40:1-11;  Mark 1:1-8   This morning, I’d like to begin by telling you a story…This story involves Gavin Bryars, a leading British musician and composer.  But it’s not really a story about

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“The Art of Christmas” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  December 3, 2017 Title:  “The Art of Christmas – Hospitality” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Romans 12:9-21 Today is the first Sunday in the season of Advent.  It is four weeks before Christmas, and this season of Advent, with its themes of watching and waiting and anticipating

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“Liberating the End” Sermon Series Ends

Date:  November 26, 2017 Title:  “Liberating Power” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 Today is “Christ the King Sunday” – a relative newcomer in the liturgical year of the Western Christian Church.  Christ the King debuted in 1925, in response to oppressive governments around the world

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“Liberating the End” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  November 20, 2017 Title:  “Liberating Systems” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Matthew 20:1-16 Well, it’s almost Thanksgiving Day.  And I know that some of you may be worried about your turkey day festivities.  You’re worried that the family and friends at your table will give into the

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“Liberating the End” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  November 5, 2017 Title:  “A Good Death” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Psalm 23 A Good Death…  most people, hearing that phrase, immediately begin compiling a list of conditions they would like to have present in a death experience.  We want to have control over the dying

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Brought to You by the Letter “R” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  October 15, 2017 Title:  “Revelation” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  1 Corinthians 2:1-5, 9-11 REVELATION: An act of revealing or communicating divine truth;  something that is revealed by God to humans; an act of revealing to view or making known; something that is revealed; especially, an enlightening

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