Sermon Archives

Marilyn Rudy-Froese
March 31, 2013

Who are These

“Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark…” The Easter account begins in the darkness. The pain and grief of Good Friday linger still as Mary Magdalene approaches the tomb of Jesus. Most of us prefer the joy of Easter to the grief of Good Friday. We prefer the grief […]

March 3, 2013

Ashamed No More: Invitation, Challenge and Grace

Stories of war, disaster, tragedy fill our newspapers and news channels. Innocent people dying from drone attacks, school shootings, and suicide bombers. Intentional acts of violence targeting innocent and not‐soinnocent people alike. It is disheartening to listen to the news or read the newspaper. And yet, there’s also a part of human nature that wants […]

January 27, 2013

Christ Caring for People through People

Each Wednesday evening, for the last 5 months, 6 Stephen Minister trainees and 2 Stephen Leaders have been meeting together here at the church to learn about Stephen Ministry. You’ve already met 5 of them earlier in the service. Twila Leichty is also part of this group, but was unable to be here this morning. […]

January 13, 2013

Praying with Isaiah 43


Instead of a sermon, we want to introduce you today to one way of praying with the Bible. Most churches, whether Mennonite, Baptist, Lutheran, or something else, assume two things about good church-going Christians. First, they assume good church-going Christians already know how to pray. And second, good church-going Christians pray frequently throughout the week. […]

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