“Off the Record: Lent from the Backside” Series Continues

Date:  February 21, 2016 Title:  “Off the Record with Herod” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Luke 13:31-35             Today we are going “off the record” with Herod Antipas.  First, we have to know who we are talking about.  This is not the King Herod found in the birth

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“Off the Record” Sermon Series Begins

Date: February 14, 2016 Title: “Off the Record with the Devil” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Luke 4:1-13             There is nothing quite so extraordinary as a new Christian, or a newly committed one – the enthusiasm, the fire of the Spirit burning in the heart, and the

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“Epic Stories for Everyday Heroes” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  January 24, 2016 Title:  “Heroes, Sidekicks and Onlookers” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  1 Samuel 17 (selected verses)              David and Goliath is certainly an epic story.  It has all the elements – including a hero (David), an unwitting sidekick (King Saul), and onlookers (there’s the whole

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New Year’s Sermon Series Begins

Date: January 3, 2016 Title: “Aha! What an Epiphany!” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 2:1-12             Today we celebrate as “Epiphany Sunday” in the life of the church. “Epiphany” comes from a Greek word, “epiphaneia”, which means “a manifestation” or “striking appearance”. It is the

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Christmas Eve Sermon

Date:  December 24, 2015 Title:  “A Change in Plans” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Luke 2:1-20             Christmas has always been a big deal in my family.  Growing up, there were always celebrations and presents and much “Ho-ho-ho’ing”.  Even as an adult, I knew there was an unspoken

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“Share the Light” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  December 13, 2015 Title:  “The Invisible Visible” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Luke 1:46-55             Mary, the mother of Jesus.  The Virgin Mary.  Mary, the mother of God.  The Queen of Heaven.  The Virgin Mother.  Theotokos.  Immaculate Heart.  Our Lady of Sorrows.  Our Lady of Perpetual Help. 

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“Share the Light” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  December 6, 2015 Title:  “Light of the World” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  1 Corinthians 4:1-5;  John 8:12-16             Here we are, in this beautiful sacred space.  Here we are, in the midst of Advent – a beautiful sacred time.  Here we are, surrounded by blessings and

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“Sharing the Light” Advent Sermon Series Begins

Date:  November 29, 2015 Title:  “Jesus Who?” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Psalm 25:1-10;  Luke 9:18-20            Imagine, just for a moment, that you have been contacted by a major publishing house and have agreed to write an autobiography for them – your own

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“ThankFULL” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  November 15, 2015 Title:  “Hang On Tight!” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Philippians 4:4-9             During the month of November we are doing a sermon series called “Thankfull”, aimed at helping us consider what it means to live as grateful people, and what it means to recognize

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