Lent Sermon Series Continues

Date:  March 12, 2017 Title:  “Fasting From Complexity, Feasting on Simplicity” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  2 Kings 5:1-14             The choir had it right this morning when they sang: It’s a gift to be simple, it’s a gift to be free.   It’s a gift to come down

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Lent Sermon Series Begins

Date:  March 5, 2017 Title:  “Fasting From Noise, Feasting on Silence” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  1 Kings 19:1-13             Today is the first Sunday in the season of Lent.  Lent is a time of reflection and repentance as we prepare to celebrate new life at Easter.  Some

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“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  February 12, 2017 Title:  “Interrupting Cow” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Luke 10:38-42             There is an old joke that goes like this: Knock, Knock – Who’s there?             Interrupting Cow – Interrupting C… MOO!              Before I could even ask “Interrupting Cow Who?” I was interrupted! 

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“Won’t You Be My Neighbor” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  February 5, 2017 Title:  “Welcome to the Neighborhood!” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Luke 10:25-37             This morning we begin a four-week sermon series entitled “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”.  Can you hear it?  Doesn’t your mind immediately go to that catchy little theme song… It’s a

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“So What?” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  January 22, 2017 Title:  “Jesus Forgives…So What?” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  John 8:2-11             It has been 11 years since Terri Roberts’ life changed forever.  In October of 2006, her 32 year old son Charlie walked into an Amish school in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and shot

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“So What?” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  January 15, 2017 Title:  “Jesus Heals…So What?” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Mark 2:1-12             Today is the second in a sermon series we’re calling “So What?”.  We’ve celebrated the birth of Jesus with glorious Christmas cheer, and now we begin to look at Jesus’ life, asking

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Christmas Day Sermon

Date: December 25, 2016 Title: “Behind the Carols” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Psalm 98; John 1:1-14             So, Merry Christmas. Here we all are, a mere 9 or 10 hours since the last Christmas Eve candle was extinguished, and today, we will take a little jaunt “behind

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Christmas Eve Sermon, 9:00 pm

Date:  December 24, 2016, 9:00 pm Title:  “Fear Not!… Yeah, Right!” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Luke 2:1-20   I read in a preacher’s blog this week that Christmas Eve is like the Superbowl for the church – just look at the crowds!  No pressure, preacher… but then,

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Christmas Eve, 7:00 Sermon

Date:  December 24, 2016, 7:00 pm Title:  “If Only In Our Dreams” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Luke 2:1-20             The year was 1943, and the world was in the midst of World War II when Bing Crosby first sang… I’ll be home for Christmas; you can plan

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