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Aug 12, 2018 Taking Our Place at the Table A sermon during our Community Worship service on I Kings 19:4-8 + Ephesians 4:25-5:2. The hymn is “He Leadeth Me” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it on Listen Download
Jul 29, 2018 Annual Conference Reflections Sunday’s service was led by those in our congregation who attended this year’s COB Annual Conference. Alma, Lisa, Suzanne, Nancy and Everett talked about their experience and shared sermons, news, pictures and informational materials from the event. The hymn is Listen Download
Jul 15, 2018 Waiting and Blessed   A sermon on the grace of being adopted, rescued from the cave and embraced inChrist’s care. The hymn is “When Morning Gilds the Skies” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then Listen Download
Jul 1, 2018 Fears and Tears A sermon on Jesus’ healing presence and God’s ability to hear and hold all our grief. The hymn is “Healer of Our Every Ill” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer Listen Download
Jun 24, 2018 The Staples of Life A sermon on being nourished by Jesus’ presence. The hymn is “Rock of Ages” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it on an iPod or other portable mp3. Listen Download
Jun 17, 2018 Take Note A sermon on Jesus’ parable of the mustard seed. The hymn is “O God of Vision” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it on an iPod or other Listen Download
Jun 10, 2018 It’s All in the Family A sermon on Mark 3:20-35 The hymn is “Will You Let Me Be Your Servant” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it on an iPod or other portable Listen Download
Jun 3, 2018 Listen A sermon on listening to God. The hymn is “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it on an iPod or other Listen Download
May 27, 2018 Love Wins A sermon by Dale Dowdy about the incredible power of love. The hymn is “This is My Father’s World” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it on an Listen Download
May 13, 2018 Like A Tree A sermon about those who have nurtured our faith, including reflections from Stephen and Ralph.   The hymn is “Immortal, Invisible” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it Listen Download
Apr 29, 2018 Recognizing the Voice A sermon on the Good Shepherd, and the importance of listening for God’s voice as we plan for the future. The hymn is “He Leadeth Me” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to Listen Download
Apr 22, 2018 Hungering for Fresh Fruit A sermon on the final “I am” statement in John’s gospel. The hymn is “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it Listen Download
Apr 15, 2018 Now What? Today’s sermon is from Rev. Carolyn Richar, Associate Pastor of our partner congregation, Bethel UCC. The hymn is “I Need Thee Every Hour” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and Listen Download
Apr 1, 2018 Holding Tightly An Easter sermon about holding on to hope – then and now. The hymn is “Christ the Lord is Risen Today” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it Listen Download
Mar 25, 2018 The Passion Story This week, we heard the passion story in its entirety from the Gospel of Mark. The hymn is “Were You There?” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it Listen Download
Mar 18, 2018 Remember A sermon about covenants, and how our hearts are bound together. You may want to accompany your listening this week with a biscuit, roll, scone or other bit of bread to participate fully in the sermon. The hymn is “Brethren, Listen Download
Mar 11, 2018 A Turning Point A sermon about light and dark, the story of Nicodemus The hymn is “Come Thou Fount” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it on an iPod or other Listen Download
Mar 4, 2018 Written in Stone? Everyone knows the Ten Commandments. But why do we still need these old rules? Why do we need rules at all? Pastor Christy explores the ways that God’s commands bring life. The hymn is “Bring Many Names” Click on listen Listen Download
Feb 25, 2018 More Than We Could Imagine   Abraham and Sarah got incredible, unbelievable news. God’s covenant involves being known by name, called home, and given great purpose. The hymn is “Every Hour I Need Thee” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click Listen Download
Feb 18, 2018 Matter of the Heart A sermon on covenants – the ones God makes, and the ones we make. The hymn is “Bring Many Names.” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it on Listen Download
Feb 11, 2018 Thin Places On Transfiguration Sunday, Pastor Christy invites us to consider the “thin places” in our own faith journey. The hymn is “All Creatures of Our God and King.” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download Listen Download
Feb 4, 2018 Lifted Up This Sunday, we welcomed Rev. Christy Dowdy as our interim pastor. Pastor Christy’s sermon is about healing, empowerment, and being lifted up – and how all those might be applicable for ACoB in this time of great transition. The hymn Listen Download
Jan 28, 2018 Turn It Around: Attitude, Imagination, and Interruption We welcomed David Johnson as our guest preacher this week. David works with GRID Alternatives, a non-profit solar installer whose mission is to increase solar energy access to homeowners who otherwise might not be able to afford it. Previously, Dave Listen Download
Jan 14, 2018 Readings from Martin Luther King Jr. A special thanks to Amy and Stephen for planning and leading Sunday worship where we got to hear the voices of our congregation read MLK’s Letter From a Birmingham Jail. Our upstairs Sunday School class was inspired to lead the Listen Download
Jan 7, 2018 A Whole New Life   On Pastor Nancy’s last Sunday with Arlington Church of the Brethren, District Executive Gene Hagenberger shares a sermon about endings and beginnings. The hymn is “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise.” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon Listen Download
Dec 24, 2017 What Will You Risk to Live in Love? On this final Sunday of Advent, Pastor Nancy offers reflections on the risk inherent in the Christmas story and the risk we all are invited to take in order to live into the love and justice of Christ. The hymn Listen Download
Dec 17, 2017 Surprised by Comfort and Joy “Comfort” and “joy” might look differently depending on where we find ourselves in terms of social location. On the third Sunday of Advent, a sermon about surprising joy. The hymns are “Comfort, Comfort O My People” and “Joy to the Listen Download
Dec 10, 2017 Searching for Peace On this Second Sunday of Advent, a sermon about peacemaking – what it meant for Brethren in history and what it might mean for us, today. The hymn is “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear.” Click on listen to stream Listen Download
Dec 3, 2017 Looking for Prophecy of Hope   A sermon on Isaiah’s prophecy and choosing hope over fear. The opening hymn is “To Us a Child of Hope is Born.” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and Listen Download
Nov 26, 2017 One Year with Jesus The Congregation takes a journey through the entire church year on this Reign of Christ Sunday. The opening hymn is “Crown Him with Many Crowns.” Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then Listen Download