Sermons

God’s Message for Jonah (and Us!)
Jonah 3:1-5, 10

Message                        ‘God’s Message for Jonah (and Us!)’         Rev. Peter Mantell PRAYER:  Holy and loving God, throughout all time, you have turned to us and called us to turn toward you.  And yet, we keep turning away.  We thank you for your patience – a...

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We Listen Together
1 Samuel 3:1-20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNGiJ2ZC5vk PRAYER:  Holy and loving God, throughout all time, you have turned to us and called us to turn toward you.  And yet, we keep turning away.  We thank you for your patience – a patience we certainly must be wearing thin… and...

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Worship and Bless!
Luke 2:22-40

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vw110WxbSGM   PRAYER:  God of patience, we have awaited the arrival of your son and he has come.  Thanks be to God!  Remind us of those times that you have been faithful and let us give you our praise and thanksgiving.   May the...

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Go!
Luke 2:1-20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-Xprbg2JaI PRAYER: Shine your light on us, O God, that we may fully know your love that is born this night. Shine your light in us, O God, that we may be inspired to seek deeper relationship with you. Shine your light through us that...

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Be Courageous
Luke 1:26-38

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rlZCs4Bq9M PRAYER:  Holy God, remind those of us gathered here that we are called to be your people.  Embolden us, give us courage therefore, to be that which you inspire us to be, that we may forever declare your praises and live...

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Testify
John 1:6-8, 19-28

PRAYER:  Holy God, enter into this space today as we share our stories and listen for how you are acting in and through us.  Teach us to prepare ourselves by recognizing the stories of others as sacred and beloved by you.  Enable us to show through our own stories how...

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Get Ready
Mark 1:1-8

PRAYER:  Holy God, enter into this space today and bring us to full attention.  Teach us to be ready, to prepare ourselves by recognizing those parts of ourselves from which we need to turn.   Enter into our hearts and show us how we can give our full attention with...

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Keep Awake
Mark 13:24-37

PRAYER:  Holy God, enter into this space today and bring us to full attention.  Remind us that we cannot prepare for your coming if we’re not awake.  Enter into our hearts and show us how we can give our full attention with love and compassion.  May the words of my...

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No Digging
Matthew 25:14-30

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoB4VB7SHdU PRAYER:  Loving and gracious God, scripture teaches us that we are called OUT of darkness and into your marvelous light.  Draw us into the light today, inspire and teach us to be your disciples; enable us to take the first...

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