“Unscripted” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  June 21, 2015 Title:  “Sticking to the Script?” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Mark 4:35-41             One of the most vivid images of chaos in ancient literature is a storm at sea.  According to Mark Davis, there is good reason for this. He

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“Unscripted” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  June 14, 2015 Title:  “Unexpected Blessings” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  2 Corinthians 5:16-21             You’ve heard it said that “Truth is stranger than fiction”.  Mark Twain put that into perspective for us when he wrote:  “Truth is stranger than fiction, but

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A Sermon for Pentecost Sunday

Date:  May 24, 2015 Title:  “Interpreting the Language of the Divine” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  John 15:26, 27; 16:4b-15              In the spirit of Pentecost, and in the lingering glow of vacation, let me begin this morning by saying, Hola!  Buenos Dias

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Confirmation Sunday

Date:  May 3, 2015 Title:  “A New Part of the Vine” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  John 15:1-8   When I was a child, I was convinced that one day, I would be famous.  I imagined myself playing the piano at Carnegie Hall, or winning a gold medal

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Easter Sunday Sermon

Date:  April 5, 2015 Title:  “Out of the Graveyard, Into Your Backyard” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Mark 16:1-8             If I say “Christ is Risen!”, you will say “Christ is Risen, indeed!”… right?  That’s just the way it works.  Well, this morning,

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Maundy Thursday Reflections

Date: April 2, 2015 Title: “Head Over Heels in Love” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: John 13:1-17, 31b-35             A couple of days ago I went into Safeway to get a salad for lunch. On my way out, I got to chatting with a store employee who was

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An Update on the Capital Campaign

Thank you so much for your generous support of the Capital Campaign. Your generous giving provides much needed funds to update and improve our sanctuary of worship. We’ve already improved our bathrooms thanks to you! The church intends to continue making improvements such as repairing the existing cork flooring, replacing

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The People's Choice for July

Last April, we had a congregational survey during one of the worship services to ask the congregation and the choir to give us some suggestions as to sermon topics and hymns to sing. There were 41 sermon topics and 123 hymns suggested, compiled unedited by one of our office volunteers. At

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