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Voices of Lent: Martha

Written and Presented by Rev. Courtney Stamey on March 8, 2017. You all know me, the “less spiritual” half of Mary and Martha. The one you are taught chose the worse way from Sunday school to the pulpit. My sister Mary has chosen the better way Jesus says. But I am...

“The Promise of Light,” A Sermon by Alan Sherouse

    Matthew 5:13-20 You couldn’t see anything. When the sun went down in the ancient world, it was completely dark. It might be hard for us to imagine, with our nightlights, bedside lamps or the glow of a phone close at hand, but nightfall in Galilee brought...

“The Promise of Blessing,” A Sermon by Alan Sherouse

  Matthew 5:1-12 On Tuesday of this week, I remembered what’s most important. I was getting ready to leave the church – rushing home to pick up Jack for basketball practice – when I heard that a woman had come to our front desk, asking if anyone had seen a little...

Voices of Christmas: Joseph

"When Joseph awoke from sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded him; he took her as his wife, but had no marital relations with her until she had borne a son; and he named him Jesus." Matthew 1:24-25 I ashamedly confess that I never gave Joseph much thought...

Voices of Christmas: Mary

"In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary." Luke 1:26-27 On December 25, 2008, my wife Teresa and I received some...

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