Sermon for 02/21/2021 – “Again & Again, God Meets Us”

Genesis 9:8-17; Mark 1:9-15 In the series “Again & Again” I was a child in Sunday school when I first heard the story of Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness. My teacher, Mabel Hall, was a grandmotherly woman with gray hair neatly done, glasses, a nice dress (she never wore pants), and a strong, floral-scented perfume.

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2021 Lenten Calendar

Join with St. Andrew’s as we journey through Lent. You can access the Lenten Calendar by clicking here. (PDF reader required.) It will print on one 8 1/2″ x 11″ sheet of paper.

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Sermon for 02/14/2021 – “But Only Jesus”

Mark 9:2-9 Concluding the series “Follow Me!” It was not a strange thing for the men to take a hike. Climbing mountains was something they did together from time to time. Sometimes their Rabbi-Teacher took the whole group; sometimes only a few would go. They didn’t expect to be gone long; maybe an afternoon, or

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Sermon for 02/07/2021 – “She Began to Serve”

Mark 1:29-39 In the series “Follow Me” By Pastor Cathy Davis Have you ever watched a child as they poured water into a container?  As they are pouring the water, they are absolutely mesmerized by the water, so much so that they do not even notice that it is  overflowing, or maybe they are so

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Sermon for 01/31/2021 – “What Have You to Do with Us?”

Mark 1:21-28 In the series “Follow Me!” In the first part of chapter 1 in Mark’s gospel, we heard the “beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ.” The story moved very quickly through the ministry of John the Baptist and the baptism of Jesus. Soon after the baptism, John the Baptist was arrested, and

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Sermon for 01/24/2021 – “Follow Me”

Mark 1:14-20 In the series “Follow Me!” I love Biblical call stories. I’m often drawn to these stories of ordinary people, men and women, boys and girls, in their encounters with God. There’s Abram and Sarai called to leave everything and go to the land that God will show them; Moses who had a holy

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Sermon for 01/17/2021 – “Anything Good”

Anything Good John 1:43-51 In the series “Follow Me!” Sometimes the hardest thing to see is what’s right in front of your face. Have you ever been in a panic looking for your keys, your wallet, or your phone only to realize that you were holding them in your hand? Or you wanted your sunglasses,

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Sermon for 01/10/2021 – “Tearing Apart the Heavens”

Mark 1:4-11 In the series “Follow Me!” There are no shepherds, no angels, and no magi. There is no star and no manger. We hear nothing about Mary or Joseph or a miraculous birth. The Gospel of Mark’s account of Jesus begins at the river: “In those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and

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Sermon for 01/03/2021 – “Hopes and Fears”

Joshua 24:1-7, 13-15 The old man stood before the people and their leaders. It was a critical time in the history of the nation. The old man had been their leader for 31 years, but now, at 110 years old, Joshua’s time as the leader of the people of Israel was coming to an end.

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Sermon for Christmas Eve 12/24/2020 – “We Believe Even Now”

Luke 2:1-20 In the series “I Believe Even When” When I was growing up, every Christmas Eve was spent having dinner and exchanging gifts at my Aunt and Uncle’s home, about a half an hour drive from our house. The grown-ups always sat around slowly eating and talking, while the five of us kids could

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