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Jan 20, 2019 • 10 am • Time's Up

Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny uses the story of Jesus turning water into wine at a wedding in Cana to explore the importance of timing. Jesus was nudged by his mother Mary into responding to the wine shortage even those he felt that his “time had not yet come.” As we listen for God’s call, it may be more important to look for the “ripe” moment rather than the right one.

Jan 27, 2019 • 10 am • It’s Just Us

Emerging Leader Trust Hilton invites the congregation to view the scripture with the lens of “a preferential option for the poor,” and acknowledges a central reality of the Gospel that Jesus was homeless. As people of faith, we are called to address the needs of the world.

Dec 9, 2018 • 10 am • Broken & Blessed • Molly Baskette

The word of God, the news of Jesus’ advent came not to the people of power at the time, but to John, a prophet in the middle of nowhere. What do we expect when we are expecting God? Have we made crooked paths that make it difficult for God to get from there to here? We have all made mistakes. Will we be judged or loved, reckoned with, leveled with?

Dec 2, 2018 • 10 am • Arrivals & Departures

On the first Sunday of Advent, Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny ponders the nature of arrivals and departures. The scripture talks of the signs of arrival, both the dramatic portents of the return of the Son of Man, and the small buds of a fig tree that suggest what is to come.

Oct 14, 2018 • 10 am • The Gratefulness of Exiles

Rev. Sophia DeWitt was the guest preacher for Disability Empowerment Sunday. She wove together Jeremiah’s stories of the Israelites who were overtaken by the Babylonians and the lepers who were cured by Jesus to explore the different ways one might be exiled both physically and psychologically.