Being a Church
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, September 23, 2018
 
Romans 12:9-21
Romans 12:1-8
 
I don't have the sermon title or scriptures yet, but I want to talk about what it means to be church. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

The Revelation of God
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, September 16, 2018
 
Mark 8:27-38
Psalm 19
 
John Philip Newell says that Jesus most profoundly reveals who God is on the cross. If that's right, then maybe taking up our cross means taking up work and a way of being that reveals who God is to our neighbors. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

All God's Critters Got A Place
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, September 09, 2018
 
Psalm 139:1-18
1 Corinthians 13
 
Bring a favorite childhood stuffed animal or toy. We'll kick off the new school year with a worship service that celebrates creation and how all of God's critter's have a place it it. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

News from Mount William, NH
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, September 02, 2018
 
James 1:17-27
Luke 10:25-37
 
Asking for help and offering help when it's needed are two ways for us to "be the church."  – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Meditative Worship
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, August 26, 2018
 
John 6:16-35
 
While the Flea Market is going on in the fellowship hall, we'll pause for some meditative worship. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

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
 

 
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.