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Fourth Sunday After Pentecost – Rev. Beth Ann Maier

We are now in a long slog of Ordinary Time with very difficult readings whose purpose is to force us to examine what it means to identify as a Christian. It is definitely not suited to an easy-going summery morning of church-“lite”. These are not readings where it is possible to check your brains at…

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Third Sunday After Pentecost – Diane Holland

May the words of my lips and the meditations of each heart be acceptable in the sight of our sovereign God through Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit. Amen. I can just hear the reactions of some of you to today’s readings – “That’s not the God I know, making a man…

Instructed Eucharist – Diane Holland, June 15, 2014

Welcome to Christ Church! Whether you’ve come here for 60 years or 6 months or this is your first time here, we are excited to welcome you! We hope each of you will feel warmly embraced and comfortable here as we gather together to spend time celebrating the light and truth of God. We know…

Seventh Sunday in Easter – Rev. Robert J. Meyers

Rev. Robert J. Meyers:  Faith, mercy and peace to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Congregation:  Amen. Rev. Robert J. Meyers:  Yesterday, I was at the council meeting in Randolph and a number of the councilors and I had lunch together. A question came up, which I am well…

The Sixth Sunday in Easter – Rev. Auburn Watersong

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be always acceptable in your sight, Oh Lord, our strength and our redeemer. Amen Good Morning. This morning’s gospel from John is a continuation of Jesus’ conversation with his disciples just before he is to be brought to trial and crucified. Read in…

Fourth Sunday in Easter – Rev. Bob Meyers

Rev. Robert J. Meyers:  Praise, mercy and peace from God, our father and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Congregation:  Amen. Rev. Meyers:  I have a few announcements before I begin my sermon. First of all, by every exit in this building, there are “Alleluia” magazines. You are invited to take your free edition…

Second Sunday in Easter – Rev. Bob Meyers

Rev. Robert J. Meyers:  In the name of God who is our Father, of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, who is the Resurrected One, and of the Holy Spirit, who is our Comforter. Amen. [congregation is seated] Rev. Meyers:  When I was in college one Easter, my best friend said, “You have to come…

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Easter Day, 2014 – Rev. Paul Habersang

Acts 10:34-43 Easter Day, 2014 – Colossians 3:1-4 – John 20:1-18 Let us pray: Lord Jesus Christ, you stretched out your arms of love on the har wood of the cross that everyone might come within the reach of your savin embrace: So clothe us in your Spirit that we, reaching forth our hands in…