“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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Brought to You By the Letter “R” Sermon Series Ends

Date:  October 29, 2017 Title:  “Reformation” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  2 Corinthians 4:7-18 Do you like puzzles?  It is a particular way of playing – putting puzzles together.  It means  you have to try things out, and it includes trial and error.  Puzzling requires imagination and creativity,

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

Date:  October 8, 2017 Title:  “Repentance” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Isaiah 58:1-12 Repentance… it’s a tough concept and a difficult word for many of us.  It reeks of a rigid theology of judgment, and brings to mind scenes of familiar street preachers, yelling at us to “Repent!”,

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“Brought to You By the Letter ‘R'” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  October 1, 2017 Title:  “Remembrance” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Deuteronomy 6:1-12 There is great power in remembering.  Our sense of identity is built from our memories, both individually and collectively.  Our memories are the chain connecting our past to our present.  If it breaks, we are

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“Soul Food” Sermon Series Ends

Date:  September 24, 2017 Title:  “Open-Hearted Eyes” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Ephesians 1:15-19 Bonjour, mes amis!  It is good to be with you this morning, to be together as sisters and brothers in Christ.  Bonjour, mes amis!  It is good to gather together with you in this

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“You Asked For It” Sermon Series Ends

Date:  August 27, 2017 Title:  “Authentically You – At Any Age” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Psalm 71;  Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 I recently heard a story of college friends, a small group of them, who decide to have their own private reunion every few years.  The first year, when

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“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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