Sermon for 04/17/2022 – Easter – “God Moves Stones”

“God Moves Stones” 1 Corinthians 15:19-26; Luke 24:1-12 In the series “Lent in Plain Sight” “Why do you look for the living among the dead?” The familiar greeting of the angels at the tomb to the women. For me, this is my 56th Easter, though I don’t remember all of them. How many has it

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Sermon for 04/11/2021 – “Let’s Keep Celebrating”

Let’s Keep Celebrating John 20:19-31 By Pastor Cathy Davis Doubting Thomas !  Can you believe that One of Jesus’ own disciples said that unless I see the nail marks in His hands and put my fingers where the nails were, and put my hand into His side, I will not believe.  CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT? 

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Sermon for 04/04/2021 – “Again and Again, The Sun Rises”

Last in the series “Again & Again” Mark 16:1-8 with 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 When is an ending not an ending? In 8th grade English class, we read a short story set in a land ruled by a semi-barbaric king. One of his new ideas is to use a public trial by ordeal as an agent

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Celebrate Easter with the Virtual UMC Choir

United Methodist Communications assembled a virtual choir for Easter.  Christians from across the globe, including the United States, Africa, the Philippines and Eastern Europe, joined together virtually to sing the Easter hymn. The United Methodist Church produced the piece as a gift to the world to allow all people to hear this hymn and celebrate

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Sermon for 04/12/2020 – Easter – “Spread the Hope”

Click here to read the Sermon Reflection Questions 2020-04-12 for this message. In the series “Heart-to-Heart Talks” John 20:1-18 For many, Easter has traditionally been a time to gather with family and friends at church for a big celebratory service in a sanctuary decked out with dozens of spring flowers; to share a meal with as

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Sermon for 04/01/2018 – “Laughing with God at Death”

Laughing with God at Death John 20:1-18 First in the series “Laughing with God” [Introduce the traditional Easter greeting:  “Christ is risen!  Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!] One Sunday before Easter, a Church School teacher asked her class about the meaning of Easter. One pupil said:  “Easter is when all the family gets together and

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