Tag: Pastor Laurie Sermon

Worship – June 28, 2020

Today, we will celebrate PRIDE month and our congregation’s ongoing commitment to being an Open and Affirming (ONA) Congregation of the United Church of Christ. ONA is an official designation of congregations and other settings in the United Church of Christ (UCC) affirming the full inclusion of gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender and non-binary persons (LGBTQ) in the church’s life and…

Pentecost Sunday Worship – May 31, 2020

This Sunday is the birthday of the church. From a historical perspective, Christianity didn’t start with Jesus’ birth, his death, or even his storied ascension to heaven, which we commemorated last Sunday. It started with Pentecost — the day the “Holy Spirit” entered a room empowering Jesus’ apostles to go out and to begin the church. It has been called…

Worship – May 24, 2020

We virtually gather in the beauty of our historic sanctuary to be engaged in meaningful worship, which feeds our spiritual hunger. Join us for beautiful music, challenging and inspiring messages, and liturgy that offers a renewal of mind and spirit. Follow along with today’s bulletin here.   We held a virtual Connection Cafe after worship.

Worship – May 3, 2020

We virtually gather in the beauty of our historic sanctuary to be engaged in meaningful worship, which feeds our spiritual hunger. Join us for beautiful music, challenging and inspiring messages, and liturgy that offers a renewal of mind and spirit. Follow along with today’s bulletin here. We had a virtual Connection Cafe following worship.

Worship – April 26, 2020

We virtually gather in the beauty of our historic sanctuary to be engaged in meaningful worship, which feeds our spiritual hunger. Join us for beautiful music, challenging and inspiring messages, and liturgy that offers a renewal of mind and spirit. Follow along with today’s bulletin here.   After worship, we held a virtual Connection Cafe.

The Gospel According to… Elton John Worship – April 19, 2020

This British singer, pianist, and composer, whose soulful music and camp theatrics has made him one of the best-selling artists over the past 50 years, has been introduced to yet another new generation because of the film Rocket Man. Join us for a Sunday featuring one of the great binary-busting performers of all time and for some of the most…

Easter Sunday Worship – April 12, 2020

 Easter Sunday “Lenting” Go of Fear On this most joyful of days, we will gather from around the world, and from the sanctuary of our homes or other safe spaces; to proclaim faithful courage in the midst of fear, to offer up hope amid the challenges of this present time; and to recommit ourselves to a resurrection faith that…

Fourth Sunday of Lent Worship – March 22, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Lent “Lenting” Go of the Past “Lenting,” as a verb, suggests a little more intentionality than Lent as a season that we passively watch come and go like the seasons of the year. “Lenting,” like most verbs pertaining to human activity, connotes a choice or commitment of some sort. In the same vein as working, leaving, playing,…

Third Sunday of Lent Worship – March 15, 2020

Third Sunday in Lent “Lenting” Go of Privilege “Lenting,” as a verb, suggests a little more intentionality than Lent as a season that we passively watch come and go like the seasons of the year. “Lenting,” like most verbs pertaining to human activity, connotes a choice or commitment of some sort. In the same vein as working, leaving, playing, sailing,…