Sacred People
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, December 04, 2022
Romans 15:4-13
Matthew 3:1-12
Can we see the Christ reflected in everyone (yes, that person, too)? Doing so ushers in the presence of love. – Go to this sermon’s page

Sacred Time
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, November 27, 2022
Matthew 24:36-44
Romans 13:11-14
Being awake to this moment is a challenging spiritual practice, especially in the weeks leading up to Christmas. That probably means we especially need it. – Go to this sermon’s page

Choosing Thanks
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, November 20, 2022
Psalm 100
Philippians 4:4-9
Even when we're not feeling very thankful, we can choose to be. And that can make a real difference in our lives and the lives of those around us. – Go to this sermon’s page

At the Table with the One Who Knocks
Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, November 06, 2022
Revelation 3:14-22
Jesus doesn't just want to come in and eat with us; he wants us to go out with him into the world. – Go to this sermon’s page

Can These Bones Live?
Rev. Dr. David Vasquez-Levy – Sunday, October 30, 2022
Ezekiel 37:1-10
Psalm 22:1, 14-15, 19-24
Community gives us life. – Go to this sermon’s page

A Table That Provides for All
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, October 23, 2022
Acts 2:42-47
Luke 3:1-11
Deep faithfulness can help us identify what "enough" really is, opening us to greater generosity. – Go to this sermon’s page

At Table with Jesus
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, October 16, 2022
Matthew 26:26-29
1 Corinthians 11:23-26
Jesus feeds us with faithfulness and generosity at the communion table, inviting us to similarly feed others. – Go to this sermon’s page

A Table in the Wilderness
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, October 09, 2022
Mark 6:30-44
Psalm 23
We have enough to do what we're called to do. – Go to this sermon’s page

The Human Element
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, October 02, 2022
Jeremiah 4:9-12, 22-28
John Muir: "Only a Part"
For the first time in the history of the earth, one species has become the dominant influence on climate and the environment. This is dangerous AND an invitation. – Go to this sermon’s page

Rev. Brenda Loreman – Sunday, September 25, 2022

John Muir: "Campfire"
Of the four traditional elements, fire might be the most dangerous. But when respected and allowed to work, it can be an invitation to relationship with the sacred. – 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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