One Wish
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, August 19, 2018
 
1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14
Psalm 111
 
If God offered to grant you one wish, what would you wish for? What would you hope our political leaders would wish for? – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Worship in the Park
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, August 12, 2018
 
Psalm 8
"The Creation" by James Weldon Johnson
 
We will worship across the street from our church building in California Nursery Park. Join us as we celebrate God's presence in creation. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

12 Years
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, August 05, 2018
 
Mark 5:21-43
1 Kings 17:17-24
 
This is more than a few healing stories. In Mark's gospel, Jesus is restoring women to full personhood. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Bread or Junk Food?
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, July 29, 2018
 
John 6:1-21
Ephesians 3:14-21
 
As a church, are we providing bread (spiritual nourishment that challenges us to walk in the ways of the kindom of God) or junk food (spiritual pablum that encourages us to walk in the ways of corruption)? – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Apostle to the Apostles
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, July 22, 2018
 
John 20:1-18
The Gospel of Mary Magdalene 4:1b-5:9
 
Mary Magdalene was not, as the church has erroneously portrayed her, a penitent prostitute; rather, she was a brave, committed follower of Jesus, witness to the crucifixion and resurrection, and the first apostle commissioned by Jesus. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

With My Whole Heart
Rev. Davena Jones – Sunday, July 15, 2018
 
Micah 6:6-8
Psalm 119:9-16
 
God's love urges us to love all, welcome all, and seek justice for all-- for children, for neighbors, and for creation. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Come Away... and Rest a While
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, July 08, 2018
 
Psalm 23
Mark 6:30-34, 53-56
 
Just as Jesus himself went off by himself to pray, he urges the disciples-- and us-- to do the same, calling us to Sabbath rest. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Sent Out
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, July 01, 2018
 
Mark 6:1-13
2 Samuel 1-5, 9-10
 
If we are to be disciples, then we must journey forth to minister to those outside our homes and comfortable spaces. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Fulfilling the Law
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, June 24, 2018
 
Romans 13:1-10
Mark 4:35-41
 
Jeff Sessions does not get Romans 13. Love is the fulfillment of the law. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Journey
Rev. Timothy Weible – Sunday, June 17, 2018
 
Luke 24:13-32
Jeremiah 29:11
 
The Rev. Tim Weible offers insights into the spiritual journey. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

 
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Learn more about Progressive Christianity! Go to our Progressive Christianity Series page for links to eight sermons that discuss the various aspects of this exciting aspect of worship.