Feed My Sheep
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, May 24, 2020
 
John 21:15-19
 
If we love Jesus, we will feed his sheep. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Have You Caught Any Fish?
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, May 17, 2020
 
John 21:1-14
 
Fishing with Jesus is much more productive than fishing alone. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Go Into the World
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, May 10, 2020
 
Matthew 28:16-20
 
What does it mean for a Progressive Christian to "go make disciples"? And how to we "go" when we're sheltering at home anyway? – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Peace Be With You
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, May 03, 2020
 
Luke 24:35-43
John 20:19-29
 
Jesus' post-resurrection greeting, "Peace be with you," is one of compassion for a grieving people -- like us. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

What Are You Talking About?
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, April 26, 2020
 
Luke 24:13-35
 
Jesus shows up, whether we recognize him or not, in the midst of whatever is going on in our lives. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Greetings. Don't Be Afraid.
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, April 19, 2020
 
Matthew 28:1-10
 
The resurrected Christ comes to us in the midst of our fears, telling us, "Don't be afraid." We can trust this invitation. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Who Are you Looking For?
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, April 12, 2020
 
John 20:1-18
 
Jesus is standing by the tombs of our lives, urging us to look inside and see a new beginning. He is calling us by name, reminding us that God is always present, always accessible, always offering us restoration and resurrection, in all our circumstances.  – Go to this sermon’s page
 

From Triumph to Despair
Rev. Brenda Loreman and Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, April 05, 2020
 
Matthew 21:1-11
Matthew 27:27-31, 38-54
 
Palm Sunday - Reflections for Palm Sunday. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Risking Betrayal
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, March 29, 2020
 
Luke 22:14-27
John 13:1-16
 
When we allow people to get close to us (emotionally), we open ourselves to betrayal. That is the risk of love. It is our calling. – Go to this sermon’s page
 

Risking Temptation
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, March 22, 2020
 
Mark 14:32-50
 
Jesus could have run away. He could have said, "No," to God. He could have resorted to violence. There are a lot of things he could have done, a lot of options that tempted him (probably), that he didn't do. He held true to his calling and identity -- but to do so, he had to risk those temptations. – 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.