Ecumenism and Interfaith

Preacher: Jennifer Hosler Scripture Readings: Psalm 133; Ephesians 4:1-6; Luke 9:46-56; Romans 12:9-21 Mini-Sermon 1: What does it mean to live together as the body of Christ? (Psalm 133; Ephesians 4:1-6) Ice cream comes in many flavors. My favorites include lavender honey, caramel pecan praline, cookies and cream, and a wonderful one called Double Dunker…

Trinity Sunday—We have had enough of sermons from pulpits

Preacher: Nathan Hosler Scripture Readings: John 3:1-17; Romans 8:12-17 “We have had enough of sermons from pulpits.” We have had enough of sermons from pulpits. This rings in my ears. Weeks ago, the Great March of Return was mounted to nonviolently protest unjust treatment in Gaza. Gaza has been under Israeli blockade, surrounded by an electric…

Living Lightly on God’s Good Earth

Preacher: Jennifer Hosler Scripture Readings: Genesis 1:1-2:4, Psalms 104:10-24, Romans 8:18-25 On our vacation, Nate and I had the joy and privilege of spending time amidst wonderous natural beauty and marvelous, astounding animals. We hiked up Table Mountain in Cape Town. We spent hours marveling at African penguins that waddled and swam and napped in little…