Entreat Me Not to Leave You
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, November 11, 2018
Ruth 1:1-18
Mark 12:28-34
The story of Ruth invites us (as a church and individually) to look beyond boundaries and borders and to embody God's radically inclusive love. – Go to this sermon’s page

In the Borderlands
Rev. Daniel Ross-Jones – Sunday, November 04, 2018
John 11:32-44
Proverbs 1:20-33
The festival of All Saints calls us to consider the whole communion of saints, particularly those forgotten and marginalized. As Christians who speak with a social justice accent, what stories do we share to illustrate and celebrate the very presence of God in God’s Beloved Community? – Go to this sermon’s page

What God Requires
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, October 28, 2018
Micah 6:1-8
Luke 11:37-44
You know what God requires of you. Bring it! – Go to this sermon’s page

Bring Your Gifts
Mark McConville – Sunday, October 21, 2018
Matthew 5:13-16
Psalm 96
Don't put your light under a bushel. You can't hide any better than a city on a hill can hide. Bring your gifts. – Go to this sermon’s page

Bring Your Story
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, October 14, 2018
Acts 17:16-31
Matthew 28:1-10
You have a story to tell that, if shared, can change the lives of other people. Bring it. – Go to this sermon’s page

Bring Your 'Yes'
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, October 07, 2018
Genesis 12:1-9
Luke 1:26-38
God needs our "yeses" and the courage they represent to change the world. Bring your 'Yes.' – Go to this sermon’s page

For Such a Time as This
Rev. Jeffrey Spencer – Sunday, September 30, 2018
Esther 4:9-17
Esther 7:1-6
Perhaps we were born for such a time as this. Perhaps our church is called into being for such as time as this. Will we be bold enough to face the principalities and powers for the sake of justice and God's love? – Go to this sermon’s page

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

Our Pastors
Rev. Jeff Spencer
The Rev. Jeff Spencer
Brenda Lorman, Associate Pastor
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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.