Sermon on Racism

By Rev. Becky Schofield Motter For the “Worship Protest: Inspiration in Action,” Saturday, July 11, 2020 It is an honor and blessing to be with you today. I give God thanks for Jasmine and the many people who made this Worship Protest possible. I love it when the Body of Christ comes together in witness

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Sermon for 05/26/2019 – “Galatians: Gospel of Grace – Grace to Bear Fruit”

Grace to Bear Fruit Galatians 5:1, 5-6, 13-25 In the series “Galatians: Gospel of Grace” This weekend our nation observes Memorial Day, honoring those who have given what President Abraham Lincoln described as “the last full measure” in service to our country.  There will be parades, solemn observances and speeches to commemorate the day.  We’ll

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Sermon for 05/12/2019 – “Gospel of Grace: Grace that Clothes Us”

Grace that Clothes Us Galatians 3:23-29 In the series “Galatians: Gospel of Grace” Many people today are unhappy with themselves.  One sign of this is how marketers shape the advertising about products. They promise that wrinkle-removing creams, hair-removal products, hair-growth products, diet programs, exercise regimens and clothing will make a “new you” if you just

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Sermon for 04/28/2019 – “Gospel of Grace: Grace that Transforms”

Grace that Transforms Galatians 1:1-5, 11-16, 23-24 In the series “Gospel of Grace” It is the Sunday after Easter! The Easter eggs have been found and eaten. The new Easter clothes have been soiled and washed. Easter baskets and Easter bunnies have been put away for another year. Easter’s over. Or is it? Just as

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Participate in “Gospel of Grace” series on Galatians

On Sunday, April 28, we begin a new series called “Gospel of Grace” on the New Testament book of Galatians. This is a letter written by the Apostle Paul to churches in a region in modern-day Turkey. He had helped establish these churches and knew these people well. You can participate in this series through

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Sermon for 04/15/2018 – “Laughing with God at Legalism”

Laughing with God at Legalism Galatians 3:23-4:7 Third in the series “Laughing with God” This week, I came across some lists of strange and ridiculous laws that are still on the books around our country.  Here are some of them: It is not permitted to eat fried chicken any other way than using your hands

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