Sermon for 02/28/2021 – “Again and Again, We Are Called to Listen”

Mark 8:31-9:1 In the series “Again & Again: a Lenten Refrain” A church member greeted Pastor Smith after a worship service and enthusiastically stated, “Great sermon, Pastor. You ought to submit that one for publishing.” “Thank you,” replied the Pastor who then quietly noted, “I hope to have all my sermons published one day, perhaps

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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 03/01/2020 – “Not Today, Satan”

Matthew 4:1-11 In the series “Heart-to-Heart Talks” What’s the longest you’ve ever gone without food?  Maybe you’ve had to prepare for a medical test or treatment and were instructed to stop eating at least 12 hours before the test or procedure. Or you couldn’t eat for a couple of days because of an illness you

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Sermon for 03/10/2019 – “God on the Move: God Moves into the Wilderness”

God Moves into the Wilderness Luke 4:1-13 In the series “God on the Move” While on earth, Jesus was not one to stay in one place for very long.  His earthly life and ministry kept him moving from one place to the next, from one encounter to another, from one person to another.  More than

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Ash Wednesday Meditation – 03/06/2019

Ash Wednesday Meditation 2019 March 6, 2019 Has anyone here ever moved or relocated?  So when you have received word or made the decision that you are moving and when you have identified where you’re moving, what are some of the steps involved in preparing to move?  (Get responses) Eight years ago, when Pastor Becky

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Sermon for 03/04/2018 – “Embracing the Uncertain: The Uncertainty of Worry”

The Uncertainty of Worry Luke 12:4-7, 22-31 3rd in the series “Embracing the Uncertain” Harvey Penick was perhaps the finest American golf coach ever.  He said that most golfers do not think on the golf course; they just worry.  “Worrying,” he wrote, “is a misuse of your mind on the golf course.  Whatever your obstacle,

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Sermon for 02/25/2018 – “Embracing the Uncertain: The Uncertainty of Forgiveness”

The Uncertainty of Forgiveness Matthew 18:21-22 2nd in the series “Embracing the Uncertain” As we continue our series around embracing life’s uncertainties, I invite us to consider a question:  When someone has wronged you, how do you react?  How do you feel, and what do you do about it?  Maybe you feel hurt, angry, resentful,

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Ash Wednesday Meditation – 02/14/2018

Ash Wednesday Meditation 2018 February 14, 2018 One of the practices associated with the season of Lent is that of giving up something.  People sometimes post online or tweet what they will give up, and the Lent Tracker on OpenBible.info has been compiling this information since 2009.  They list the top 100 things people have

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Sermon for 02/18/2017 – “Embracing the Uncertain: The Uncertainty of Faith”

The Uncertainty of Faith 1st in the series “Embracing the Uncertain” Mark 9:14-29 Life is full of uncertainties.  Watching the news this week proved that, when 17 students and faculty who went to their high school as they did every day, were gunned down by someone who acquired an assault weapon legally and may have

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