Sermons

 

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2017

 

 

 August 16

 

 

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 August 5

 

 

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 July 30

 

 

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 July 23

 

 

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 July 16

 

 

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 July 9

Service (Youth Group)

 

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 July 2

Hedging Bets vs. Going All In

 

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 June 25

The Secret at the Heart of Creation

 

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 June 18

Mission

 

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 June 11

The Blossoming of God's People

 

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 June 4 (Pentecost)

 Rivers of Healing in a Dry Time

 

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 May 28

(Mark Aquino, Lay Preacher)

 

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 May 21

 Mission Means Sent

 

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 May 14

 I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life

 

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 May 7

 The Door

 

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 April 30

 Meet, Message, Meal, and Mission (Mark Aquino, Lay Preacher)

 

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 April 23

 Love Bade Me Welcome

 

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 April 16 (Easter Sunday)

 Seismic Shift

 

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 April 13 Maundy Thursday

 Calm Before the Chaos

 

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 April 9 (Palm Sunday)

 The Crowd Speaks Too Loudly

 

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 April 2

 The Importance of Trust: Dead or Alive

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 March 26

 The Importance of Personal Experience: A Word to the Confirmands

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 March 19

 The Passion (Masterworks Service)

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 March 12

 The Importance of Questioning: Not Being Afraid to Ask

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 March 5

 The Importance of Boundaries: Saying No

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 March 1 (Ash Wednesday)

 Deep Stories and Courageous Conversations

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 February 26

 Glimpses of Glory

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 February 19

 Outrageous Love

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 February 12

 Sermon on the Mount: "Deep Stories"

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 February 5

 The Power of Presence

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 January 29

 The Purpose of a Nation and Its Citizens

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 January 22

 A Light to the Nations

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 January 15

 Amahl and the Night Visitors

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 January 8

 I Was Dead, and See, I Am Alive for Evermore
(Cameron Airhart, Lay Preacher)

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 January 1

 Seeking Peace (Rev. Beth Hennessy)

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2016

 

 

 December 25

 Christmas Trees

 

 

 December 18

 St. Joseph

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 December 11

 Patience In These Times

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 December 4

 Presbyterian 101 "TED Talk"
(John Darby, Guest Preacher, First Presbyterian Church)

 

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 November 27

 We're Going to Disney World! (Mark Aquino, Lay Preacher)

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 November 20

 The Name Above All Names

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 November 13

 A Call to Action: Give 

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 November 6

 A Call to Action: Comfort (Rev. Beth Hennessy, Guest Preacher)

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 October 30

 Saving the Wrong People

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 October 23

 Poverty in Buffalo Niagara, (Sam Magavern, Guest Preacher)

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 October 16

 Mike and Tom: Two Men in Chairs

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 October 9

 Lessons From A Foreigner

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 October 2

 A Mustard Seedling vs. An Avalanche of Distrust (World Communion Sunday)

 

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 September 25

 Temporal Acts, Eternal Consequences

 

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 September 18

 Only a Savior Like Jesus Could Love People Like Us

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 September 11

 Joy in Heaven

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 September 4

 Thin Places and Sacred Spaces (Rev. Beth Hennessy, Preacher)

 

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 August 28

 Go, See, and Do (Mark Aquino, Lay Preacher)

 

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 August 21

 The Fire Next Time

 

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 August 14

 On the Road Again, Part II (Cameron Airhart, Lay Preacher)

 

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 August 7

 On the Road Again

 

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 July 31

 What Is A Life?

 

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 July 24

 Jen Callaghan, Lay Preacher

 

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 July 17

 The Unwanted God

 

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 July 10

 Faith and Foundation (Maine Group)

 

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 July 3

 Front Row Seat to New Life

 

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 June 26

 The Road Not Taken

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 June 19

 Orlando, The American Experiment, and the Politics of Fear

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 June 12

 Loving the Wrong People

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 June 5

 Discombobulating the Grim Reaper

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 May 29

 Surprising Encounters

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 May 22

 Manifestations of the Holy

 

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 May 8

 Jesus' Prayer for Oneness

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 May 1

 Companion, Comforter, Teacher

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 April 24

 The Circle of Love

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 April 17

 More New Life

 

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 April 17

 The Heavenly Choir (Evensong)  

 

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 April 10

 God Has Other Plans

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 April 3

 Execution By the State

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 March 27

 When Mystery Engulfs Reason     Easter Sunday

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 March 25

 When Violence Overtakes Itself    Good Friday

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 March 20

 Execution By the State

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 March 13

A Moment to Rejoice 

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 March 6

 When God's Story Becomes Your Story

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 February 28

 When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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 February 21

 More Than We Could Have Hoped For

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 February 14

 Remembering the Dark Night of Our Deliverance

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 February 10

 Create in Me A Clean Heart (Ash Wednesday)

 

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 February 7

 The Valley of Transfiguration

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 January 31

 A More Excellent Way  (Cameron Airhart, Lay Preacher)

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 January 24

 The People of the Word

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 January 17

 The First Miracle

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 January 10

 Amahl and the Night Visitors (Introduction) Who We Are (Early Service)

 

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January 3

 

2015

 In the Beginning

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 December 27

 Children's Sermon

 

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 December 24

 Lessons and Carols (Christmas Eve)

 

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 December 20

 The Grandeur of this View of Life

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 December 13

 The Connection Between Joy and Repentance

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 December 6

 In and Beyond the Wilderness

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 November 29

 Lord, Grant Me Patience...And Please Hurry!  Mark Aquino

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 November 22

 Pilate's Q and A

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 November 15

 The End of Religion

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 November 8

 The Motive to Give: Generosity Sunday 2015

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 November 1

 Meditation: All Saints Communion

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 October 25

 Two Men in Chairs: A Conversation

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 October 18

 Gratitude in Every Action: Worship, Music, and Arts

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 October 11

 From Chaos to Understanding

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 October 4

 A Church for All Species

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 September 27

 Where Do We Draw The Line?

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 September 20

 Our Children

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 September 13

 Preaching For A Decision

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 September 6

Adam Utley

 

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 August 30

 What Did I Just Wash? -  Mark Aquino

 

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August 23   

Resistance in a Culture of Blind Self-Absorption

 

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 August 16

 It Needn't Have Occurred, Nor Will It Be Repeated

 

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 August 9

 Discovering Your Truest, Best Self 

 

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 August 2

We Belong to God

 

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 July 26

Geri Grande

 

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 July 19

 When God Builds The House

 

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 July 12

 Griffin Saia

 

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July 5

Waiting For God--Bill Devine

 

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June 28

Generosity: The Engine of the Early Church

 

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June 21

Who Knew?

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June 14

You Can't Imagine

 

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June 7

Thirty Years Ago and Today (More Light Sunday)

 

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May 31

 Nic at Night -Mark Aquino (Trinity Sunday)

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May 24

 The Power of Life

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May 17

Remembering Who We Are

 

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May 10

Chosen First

 

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May 3

Family Tree

 

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April 26

The Real Power of Resurrection

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April 19

More Than a Miracle

 

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April 12

Faith, Doubt and Happiness - -Mark Aquino

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April 5

Mary's Witness (Easter Sunday)

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April 3

It is Finished  (Good Friday)

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April 2

I Give You An Example (Maundy Thursday)

 

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March 29, 2015

The Body of Christ: Meeting the Jesus We Never Knew (Palm Sun)

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March 22, 2015

The Body of Christ: Changed Within

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March 15, 2015

The Body of Christ: Stepping from Darkness to Light

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March 8, 2015

The Body of Christ: Trouble the Waters, Heal the World

 

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March 1, 2015

Lux Et Veritas

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February 22, 2015

The Body of Christ: God Places a Bet

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February 8, 2015

Isaiah's Turn

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February 1, 2015

From Silos and Comfort Zones to Compassion

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January 25, 2015

Called -Part II

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January 11, 2015

Called -Part I

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January 4, 2015

Homage

 

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