Baptism and Membership
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, January 14, 2018
 
Mark 1:1-11
Acts 19:1-7
 
Pastor Jeff looks at the meaning of baptism in the Christian tradition and what membership in a congregational church means. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Angel Angle - Refugees
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, January 07, 2018
 
Matthew 2:13-23
Psalm 137:1-6
 
What dangers are the angels warning us about? How are we being called to safety? – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Angel Angle - the Magi
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, December 31, 2017
 
Matthew 2:1-12
Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14
 
In this story of the Magi seeking out Jesus, Matthew opens up political themes for his gospel and for our day. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Sing Us Your Christmas
Children's Choir – Sunday, December 24, 2017
 
Matthew 2:1-12
Luke 2:1-20
 
There won't be a formal sermon for this service. Instead, we will tell the Christmas story in song, including songs sung by our children. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Angel Angle - the Shepherds
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, December 24, 2017
 
Luke 2:1-20
 
Jesus' birth is good news of great joy for us, too. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

no sermon
none – Thursday, December 21, 2017
 

 
This is a special service to create room for those who find the "holiday season" to be stressful, difficult, and grief-inducing. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Cantata
choir – Sunday, December 17, 2017
 
Galatians 4:4-7
Isaiah 11:1-9
 
SING WITH THE ANGELS! by Joel Raney – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Angel Angle - Joseph
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, December 10, 2017
 
Matthew 1:18-25
Isaiah 7:10-17
 
What countercultural daring are the angels inviting us to embrace? – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Angel Angle - Mary
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, December 03, 2017
 
Luke 1:26-38
a scene from Moana
 
What "yes" are the angels inviting us to embrace? – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Questions from the Risen Christ
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, November 26, 2017
 
John 21:15-19
Luke 24:13-24
 
The questions asked by the risen Christ can lead us to new insights about the resurrection. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

 
Our Pastors
Rev. Jeff Spencer
The Rev. Jeff Spencer
Brenda Lorman, Associate Pastor
Brenda Loreman
 

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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.