Sermons from February 2020

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Five Means of Grace: The Lord’s Supper

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This is a part of a series of meditations discussing what we refer to as “Means of Grace.” To assure a shared understanding of our discussion, let us provide some definitive frames of reference. In This Holy Mystery, a paper formally adopted by the United Methodist Church in 2004, we are provided with these words […]

Five Means of Grace, Prayer

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Let us pray: O God, may the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be pleasing and acceptable in your sight; for you are our strength and our redeemer. Amen. In the spring of 2000, I graduated with a Master’s Degree in Communication Science and Disorders and moved back home to begin […]

Them presented 1/19/2020

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Today is designated by the United Methodist Church as Human Relations Sunday, a decision undoubtedly resulting from its proximity in time to the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The subject of Human Relations is extremely broad, encompassing a wide variety of issues and challenges. As I prepared to speak with this devout […]

Means of Grace, Searching Scripture

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Let us pray: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be pleasing and acceptable to you, O Lord. For you are our strength and our redeemer. Amen. A pastor once told a story of someone needing to find comfort from the Word of God but uncertain how to begin or […]

Five Means of Grace

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O God, may the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be pleasing and acceptable to you, our strength and our redeemer. Amen. What do you think about when you hear the word, church? Does your mind wander back to the first place you called church? Do you remember the folks in […]