Sermon for 02/02/2020 – “A Higher Standard”

By Rev. Becky Schofield Motter In the series Upside Down: A Different Way of Living Matthew 5:21-37 In 2008, one of my uncles died after a battle with cancer. His wife had died five years earlier. His two youngest children went to live with their older brother in Maine. Our family spent much time in

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Sermon for 01/27/2019 – “Unafraid: Friendless and Alone?”

Friendless and Alone In the series “Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope” Psalm 139:1-12; Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 In North Hanover, New Jersey, on December 9, the lifeless body of a 77-year-old veteran was found by a neighbor who sometimes stopped by to check on him.  Peter Turnpu was a Vietnam veteran who died alone, a divorced

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Sermon for 09/30/2018 – “Perspectives on Poverty: Relationship”

Perspectives on Poverty:  Relationship Isaiah 58:6-12; James 2:14-17 You are familiar with the story of the wise men in the Gospel of Matthew who came in search of the newborn King of the Jews and found Jesus and his parents in a house in Bethlehem.  They bowed down and worshiped him, presenting their gifts of

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