Seeing Visions - A Just World for All
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, May 20, 2018
 
Acts 2:1-21
John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15
 
The Spirit gives us the power to see what could be, a just world for everyone, the commonwealth of God come near. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Thirsty for Filling
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, May 13, 2018
 
Psalm 63
Isaiah 55:1-7
 
The deep thirsts of our souls (rather than the hungers of our egos) move us on our spiritual journeys. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Cup as My Teacher
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, May 06, 2018
 
Luke 12:22-31
 
Ordinary things (like a coffee cup) and events/experiences can be our spiritual teachers. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Boundaries of the Cup
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, April 29, 2018
 
Matthew 14:22-27
Psalm 85:8-13
 
Without boundaries, a cup cannot hold anything. Likewise, we need boundaries in our lives to make sure we have the time to be attentive to our spiritual journeys or we cannot be what the past sermons have reminded us to be. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Vessel of Loving Energy
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, April 22, 2018
 
2 Corinthians 4:5-12
Mark 6:1-3a
 
Spiritual growth takes effort AND it cannot be forced. It is God who transforms us. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

A Container of God's Presence
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, April 15, 2018
 
John 15:1-11
1 Corinthians 3:1-17
 
We are each a mini Ark of the Covenant, a vessel for carrying God into each relationship, encounter, and experience of our lives.  – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Cup of My Life
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, April 08, 2018
 
Isaiah 43:1-7
Romans 14:7-9
 
It is important to find your own spirituality. One size does not fit all. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Greatest Joke Ever
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, April 01, 2018
 
John 20:1-18
1 Corinthians 1:18-25
 
The resurrection is the biggest practical joke of all time -- and it was played on death. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

We Need a New Economic System
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, March 18, 2018
 
Acts 2:43-47
Mark 6:31-44
 
The new economic system is Sabbath Economics. But how do we get there when the world is quite literally invested in capitalism? – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Paul & Sabbath Economics
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, March 11, 2018
 
1 Corinthians 11:17-34
2 Corinthians 9:1-9
 
Paul was probably much more egalitarian than we typically give him credit for being. He was anti-patronage, egalitarian about the eucharist (primary scripture), and invited financial share to care for the poor. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

 
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The Rev. Jeff Spencer
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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.