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Older Sermons


Rev. Emily Richards, Leave-Taking Sermon (The Third Sunday of Advent, December 12, 2021)

Rev. Emily Richards, Get Into It (Pentecost 25, November 14, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, A Herd of Elephants, (Pentecost 24,

Nov. 7, 2021)

Charles Hannum, Stewardship Homily, (Pentecost 21,

October 17, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, The Rich Man, (Pentecost 20, October 10, 2021)

Rick Pearce, Francistide Sermon on Climate Change (St. Francis Celebration, October 3, 2021)

Rev. Emily Richards,  Unbury Our Talents for Wonder (Rally Day, September 12, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Jesus Gets Schooled, (Pentecost 15, Sept. 5, 2021) 

Rev. Emily Richards, Cultivating Joy (Pentecost 14, August 29, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Abide in Me, (Pentecost 13, August 22, 2021)

Rev. Barbara Ballenger, Running for our Lives, (Pent. 11, Aug. 8, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Bread and Chocolate, (Pentecost 10, August 1, 2021)

Rev. Barbara Ballenger, Signs that God is Near, (Pent. 9, July 25, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, A Choice, (Pentecost 7, July 11, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Breaking Through, (Pentecost 5, June 27, 2021)

Mr. Rick Pearce, Father's Day Sermon, (Pentecost 4, June 20, 2021)

Rev. Bud Holland, The Mustard Seed, (Pentecost 3, June 13, 2021)

Rev. Brian Dixon, Pentecost 2, (June 6, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Trinity Sunday, (Pentecost 1, May 30, 2021)

Rev. Donna Barr, Put Your Hand in my Wounds, (Easter 2, April 11, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Showdown in Jerusalem, (Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021)

Rev. Emily Richards, To Remember We Are Inextricably Connected (Lent 4, March 14, 2021)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Legacy of Blessed Absalom Jones (Last Sunday after Epiphany, February 14, 2021)

Rev. Emily Richards, Wholeness in Community (Fifth Epiphany, February 7, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Amazed, Astounded, (Fourth Epiphany, January 31, 2021)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Tragic Gap, (Feast of Our Lord's Baptism, January 10, 2021)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Arise, Shine, for the Light has Come (Feast of the Epiphany, January 3, 2021)


Rev. Emily Richards, Incarnating the Incarnation, (Christmas 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Thy Kingdom Come (Christ the King Sunday, November 22, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Parable We Choose to Tell (Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, November 15, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, To Linger Among the Trees (Creation Sunday, November 8, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, God's Commonwealth of Love (All Saints' Day, November 1, 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Two Kingdoms, (Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, October 18, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, Blessed by God and Community (Rite-13 & 14 Ceremony, October 11, 2020)

Rev. Donna Barr, The Gift of the Diaconate ( Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 27, 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, The Last Shall be First, (Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 20, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, You Can't be a Christian by Yourself (Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 6, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, To Learn from the Suffering, (Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 30, 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Who do you say I am?, (Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, August 23, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Game is Fixed (Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, August 16, 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Feeding the Five Thousand (Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, August 2, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, A Sign of Hope for our Journey (Six Sunday after Pentecost, July 12, 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, What Love Requires (Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 21, 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Remembering Jim Myhre (Easter 7A, May 24, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Way of God's Mothering Love (Easter 5A, May 10, 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, The Good Shepherd (Easter 4A, May 3, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, Emmaus is Everywhere (Easter 3A, April 26, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, Easter in a Pandemic (Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Palm Sunday (April 5, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, Jesus Weeps with You (Fifth Sunday in Lent (March 29, 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Fourth Sunday in Lent (March 22, 2020) 

Rev. Emily Richards, Love Overcomes Fear (Third Sunday in Lent, March 15, 2020)

Rev. Laura Palmer, First Sunday in Lent (March 1, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, Come and See (Annual Address, January 26, 2020)

Mr. Bob Hartung, Got an Idea? (January 19, 2020)

Rev. Emily Richards, May The Force be with You (Feast of the Epiphany, January 5, 2020)


Rev. Laura Palmer, Linger at the Stable (December 29, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, God comes to ruin our Christmas (December 24 and 25, 2019)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Advent 4 (December 22, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, Here Am I (Ordination Sermon for the Rev. Laura Palmer, December 13, 2019)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Christ the King Sunday (November 24, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Now and Not Yet Prophetic Promise (November 17, 2019)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Veterans Day Sermon (November 10, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Great Ferris Wheel of Life (All Saints' Celebration, November 3, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, Finding Balance (October 27, 2019)

Mrs. Debbie DeKalb, Lay Stewardship Sermon (October 20, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, Surprising Extravagance, (September 15, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Gift of Uselessness, (September 8, 2019)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Proper 17 (September 1, 2019)

Rev. Laura Palmer, The Rich Fool (August 4, 2019)

Rev. Laura Palmer, Mary, Martha and Me (July 21, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards God's Dream (June 9, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards Sabbath Keeping (June 2, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards Shedding Our Fearfulness (May 5, 2019)

Rev. Patricia Rubenstein A Gospel and a Sermon in Two Parts (April 28, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards Encountering the Risen Christ (Easter, April 21, 2019)

Laura Palmer Palm Sunday (April 14, 2019)

Rev. Patricia Rubenstein The Prodigal Family (March 31, 2019)

Rev. Patricia Rubenstein, Ash Wednesday (March 6, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Witness of the Mountaintop and the Valley (March 3, 2019)

Rev. Patricia Rubenstein, Enrolling in Forgiveness School (February 24, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Power of our Words (February 10, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, The Moment of Now (Annual Address, Epiphany 3, January 27, 2019)

Rev. Emily Richards, Cultivating the Heart of an Explorer (Feast of the Epiphany, January 6, 2019)

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