Sermon Archives

June 2, 2019

Family Ties that Bind

Over Memorial Day weekend I spent some time with Mennonite friends at a cabin on Lake Michigan. After the full disclosure about the mice problem and apologizing for no WiFi, I was reminded that “we are all family here.” And so the weekend progressed. Our lives were shared, jokes were made, and we participated in […]

March 18, 2018

Talking about LGBTQ Inclusion

This afternoon from 4:00 to 6:00, our congregation begins a formal process to explore the possibility of becoming a more welcoming church to the LGBTQ community. The Spiritual Leadership Team, or SLT, is planning 3 of these Sunday afternoon conversations, one today, one in April, and one in May. No one on the SLT knows […]

January 18, 2015

Praying that We May be One

Today we are observing Mennonite World Conference Sunday. The worldwide movement of Mennonites is extremely diverse, with 243 national groups of churches around the globe. This diversity of Mennonites also holds true in Canada and the U.S. where there are a total of 42 distinct Mennonite groups. The Mennonite Church USA to which we belong […]