How Christians Read Their Scriptures
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Friday, February 21, 2020
 
Exodus 21:1-11
 
The Jesus/Love Hermeneutic. We should adopt Jesus' biases as we read scripture. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

No, the Bible Doesn't Say That
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, February 16, 2020
 
2 Peter 3:14-18
John 20:30-31
 
When we get rid of some of our assumptions about the Bible, we can read it faithfully, spiritually, and critically. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

By What Authority?
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, February 09, 2020
 
Mark 11:27-33
Ephesians 5:22-28
 
We all have a hermeneutic; it's important to be conscious of it. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Keeping the Covenant Alive
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, February 02, 2020
 
John 17:20-24
Ruth 1:1-18
 
Pastor Jeff explores what we need to do next to keep the ONA covenant alive. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

What's in a Pronoun?
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, January 26, 2020
 
Galatians 3:23-29
Psalm 139:7-14
 
Why we need (and need to use) more singular pronouns. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

My Journey with 'B' and 'T'
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, January 19, 2020
 
Isaiah 56:1-8
Acts 8:26-39
 
Pastor Jeff explores his growing understandings of what it means to be open and affirming of Bisexual and Transgender (and Queer and "+") people. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Forming our ONA Covenant
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, January 12, 2020
 
Jeremiah 31:31-34
Matthew 3:13-17
 
Pastor Jeff revisits our ONA history - in our denominations and predecessor congregations - and why it is so important.  – Go to this sermon’s page
 

THAT Was Worth Waiting For
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, January 05, 2020
 
Luke 2:22-38
 
Looking at the revelation of Jesus/Christ through the eyes of Anna and Simeon. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Favorite Carols and Stories
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, December 29, 2019
 
Luke 2:1-20
 
carols and stories – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Instant Pageant
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Tuesday, December 24, 2019
 

 
Instant Pageant/no choir – 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.