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Open to Witness

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on September 30, 2018, called “Open to Witness.” The sermon is the fourth in a series exploring our church vision and mission statements. Here is a written excerpt: There’s a recurring phrase throughout these … Continue reading

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Committed to Peace

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on September 23, 2018, called “Committed to Peace.” The sermon is the third in a series exploring our church vision and mission statements. Here is a written excerpt from the introduction: Grace and peace … Continue reading

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Followers of Jesus

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on September 16, 2018, called “Followers of Jesus.” The sermon is the second in a series exploring our church vision and mission statements. Here is a written excerpt: Following a living person, of course, … Continue reading

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On a Journey with Jesus

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on September 9, 2018, called “On a Journey with Jesus.” The sermon is the first in a series exploring our church vision and mission statements. Here is a written excerpt from the introduction: I … Continue reading

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Let It Be New!

During our morning worship service on December 31, 2017, Pastor Larissa spoke on “Let It Be New,” a reflection at the end of one year and the beginning of another, on the story of Simeon and Anna’s responses to the … Continue reading

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“The Things that Make for Peace”

“Peace? Sure, we have peace. Jesus brings us peace with God. But no more war? Not in this world!” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this sentiment. Not necessarily in those exact words, but the idea has … Continue reading

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Lent: Turning to the Cross

In Luke’s Gospel, there is a moment where the whole story of Jesus turns. Jesus has been teaching and healing throughout Galilee, every word and action laden with the good news of God’s upside-down kingdom. He has cornered the disciples … Continue reading

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