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Jul 14, 2019 The Deeper Conversation If we are three dimensional people—whose souls run as deep as the ocean—ever changing, growing, hurting and healing, are we willing to see others in the same way? We are so grateful to Joseph Helfrich for kindly allowing us to Listen Download
Jun 23, 2019 But Is It Kosher? By being faithful, a friend and a servant, comes the weaving of Spirit’s story in our lives. We are so grateful to Joseph Helfrich for kindly allowing us to play his beautiful song, “Teresa’s Prayer” with our sermon podcast. Subscribe Listen Download
Jun 16, 2019 Living Into the Story In this story, it is eunuchs and gentiles and people from another country. Who is it for us? Listen here and then, continue the story. #Acts8 #wideningthecircle #poeticgeography #believersbaptism #toallthenations #hereiamlord We are so grateful to Joseph Helfrich for kindly Listen Download
Jun 9, 2019 Did Peter Get a Haircut? Peter went from the guy who couldn’t figure out how to let Jesus wash his feet to the guy who could preach to a large crowd and have 3,000 people convert. And the Holy Spirit is still here on earth, Listen Download
May 26, 2019 Surrender to the Creator of the Forest Don’t just listen to this week’s message. Participate! We join with the disciples in the Upper Room, in prayer and contemplation. Together, we read Scripture in the Lectio Davina style, savoring the Words of God that catch our attention. Spirit of God, move Listen Download
May 19, 2019 Resurfacing the Road We are so grateful to Joseph Helfrich for kindly allowing us to play his beautiful song, “Teresa’s Prayer” with our sermon podcast.  Listen as it wraps the story of the Road to Emmaus: a story about the journey from confusion Listen Download
Apr 14, 2019 The Gritty Details We are so grateful to Joseph Helfrich for kindly allowing us to play his beautiful song, “Teresa’s Prayer” with our sermon podcast.  Listen as it wraps our shared reading of Mark 11:1-10 and a message about the humble reality of Listen Download
Mar 3, 2019 Deeply Aware We are so grateful to Joseph Helfrich for kindly allowing us to play his beautiful song, “Teresa’s Prayer” with our sermon podcast.  Listen as it wraps our shared reading of Luke 9:28-43a and a message about finding hidden holiness all Listen Download
Feb 10, 2019 Into the Deep We are so grateful to Joseph Helfrich for kindly allowing us to play his beautiful song, “Teresa’s Prayer” with our sermon podcast each week.  Listen as it wraps our shared reading of Luke 5:1-11 and a message challenging us to Listen Download
Feb 3, 2019 Pushed to the Edge We are so grateful to Joseph Helfrich for kindly allowing us to play his beautiful song, “Teresa’s Prayer” with our sermon podcast each week.  Listen as it wraps our shared reading of Luke 4:21-30 and a message about radical, risky Listen Download
Jan 27, 2019 Beyond the Sacred Page Today we go to the words of scripture in Nehemiah 8:1-10 and Luke 4:14-21. The audio includes our congregation singing “Break Thou the Bread of Life,” a song in the public domain. It’s a unique image of a communal Bible Listen Download
Jan 6, 2019 Gifts   A sermon for Epiphany. The hymn is As With Gladness, Men of Old. 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
Dec 30, 2018 A New Year A sermon about resolutions. The hymn is Every Hour I Need Thee. 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. Subscribe in Listen Download
Dec 23, 2018 When God is a Child   A sermon for the fourth Sunday of Advent. The 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 play it on Listen Download
Dec 16, 2018 The Lens of Wonder A sermon for the third Sunday of Advent. The hymn is Joy to the World. 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
Dec 2, 2018 Fostering Peace   A sermon for the first Sunday of Advent. The hymn is O Little Town of Bethlehem. Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play it on an iPod or Listen Download
Nov 18, 2018 Armloads of Blessings Today’s sermon reflects on Psalm 126. The hymn is Now Thank We All Our 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 portable Listen Download
Nov 11, 2018 The Nuclear Option Today’s guest preacher was David Radcliff, director of the New Community Project. The hymn is God of Grace and God of Glory. Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to then transfer and play Listen Download
Nov 4, 2018 Being Redirected by God Today’s service was led by the Bridgewater College Church Travel Team. The hymn is Blessed Assurance. 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
Oct 28, 2018 I Want to See A sermon on seeing, from Mark 10. The hymn is There’s A Wideness in God’s Mercy 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
Oct 21, 2018 Servants Wanted A sermon on servanthood, from Mark 10. The hymn is Breathe Upon Us, Holy Spirit 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
Oct 7, 2018 World Communion Sunday This Sunday, we shared worship with Bethel UCC in recognition of World Communion Sunday. Pastor Anne from Bethel preached the sermon. The hymn is Eat this Bread. Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download Listen Download
Sep 30, 2018 Outdoor Worship This Sunday, we held worship outside. The service included camp songs, scripture, a reflection on friendship and flamingos, and s’mores. The hymn is Trust and Obey. Click on listen to stream audio of this sermon or click on download to Listen Download
Sep 23, 2018 Meditation on Mark 9 This Sunday, we celebrated Unity Worship with Bethel UCC, Cambodian Alliance Evangelical Church, and Iglesia Restauracion Pacto Eterno, in celebration of the International Day of Prayer for Peace. You’ll hear scripture read in three languages and a first-person interpretation of Listen Download
Sep 16, 2018 Important Questions A sermon on Jesus’ important questions. The hymn is Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing 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
Sep 9, 2018 A Journey Through the Christian Year Our worship service today took us on a journey throughout the Christian liturgical year with scripture and song. The hymns are “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus,” “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” “Worship the Lord Listen Download
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