Sermon for 05/17/2020 – “Sarah Laughed: Unraveled by Surprise and Unexpected Joy”

Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-7 In the series “Unraveled: Seeking God when our plans fall apart” “Houston, we have a problem.” You might recognize that phrase from the Ron Howard film, Apollo 13. Those were the understated words of astronaut Jim Lovell (played by Tom Hanks) as they realized that there was an issue with the oxygen tanks

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Sermon for 08/19/2018 – “When Hospitality Brings Blessing”

“When Hospitality brings Blessings” Genesis 18:1-10a and Hebrew 13:1-2 Hospitality series By Rev. Becky Schofield Motter Imagine this scene for a moment, you and your family, who include small children, arrive at the home of a new friend who has invited you for dinner. You are especially excited about the invitation because who invites a

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Sermon for 04/08/2018 – “Laughing with God at the Impossible”

Laughing with God at the Impossible Genesis 17:1-8, 15-17 Second in the series “Laughing with God” Last week we celebrated the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on April Fools’ Day.  We proclaimed a living and victorious Savior – even after death on the cross and burial in a tomb.  We lifted up a joy that enables

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