Sermon Series “Loving God With Your All” Begins

Date:  October 30, 2016 Title:  “With All of Your Heart” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Matthew 22:34-40             This morning we begin a new sermon series entitled “Loving God With Your All”, and each week we will look at a different aspect of that love:  heart, mind, soul

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“You Asked For It” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  July 3, 2016 Title:  “All Religion is Political” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Galatians 6:7-10             Okay, so you strolled into worship this morning happy, relaxed, calm, even feeling quite “Zen-like”.  And then, you opened the bulletin and looked at the sermon title – All Religion is

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“Sabbath Sensibilities” Sermon Series Ends

Date:  June 26, 2016 Title:  “Being Still” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Psalm 46             This is the third sermon in our series on “Sabbath Sensibilities”, and when I read the Scripture for today, I thought perhaps I could just preach my life in recent months.  First there

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Fourth Sunday of Easter

Date:  April 17, 2016 Title:  “A Miraculous Catch” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  John 21:1-19             I once received an Easter card that had on the front a picture of a pope or a bishop, all decked out in the finest ecclesiastical garb – miter, stole, cape, alb. 

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Second Sunday of Easter

Date:  April 3, 2016 Title:  “Opening Our Eyes” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Luke 24:13-31              One Maundy Thursday – you know, the Thursday before Easter – I wandered into Safeway to get a salad for lunch.  On my way out I got to chatting with a store

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“Easter Sunday, 2016 – Off the Record Series Ends”

Date:  March 27, 2016 (Easter Sunday) Title:  “Off the Record in the Cemetery” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Luke 24:1-12 Christ is risen!  He is risen, indeed!  Okay, so the tomb is empty.  Now what?  During these weeks of Lent – our preparation for today’s great joy –

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“Off the Record” Sermon Series Continues”

Date:  March 20, 2016 Title:  “Off the Record with the Crowd” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Matthew 21:10-17   Hosanna!  Such a strange word we chant today.  I wonder – when was the last time you used that word in ordinary conversation?  Have you ever used it at

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“Off the Record” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  February 28, 2016 Title:  “Off the Record with Lazarus” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  John 11:1-43             Barbara Kingsolver, in an essay entitled “High Tide in Tucson”, writes about the hermit crab which is a part of her family.  This crab – whom they named “Buster” –

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“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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