Sermons

2022

Let us Walk in the Light of God [text]

November 27, 2022, a sermon delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Advent 1.

Vow of Kindness  [text]

November 20, 2022, a sermon delivered by the Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, the last Sunday of Pentecost, the Reign of Christ.

A Love that Transforms  [text]

November 13, 2022, a meditation delivered by the Rev. Joanna Samuelson, Interim Associate Minister, Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost.

An Endless Alleluia  [text]

November 6, 2022, a communion meditation delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, All Saints Day.

Nothing Spooky About it: Compassion Breeds Hope [text]

October 30, 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost.

Endlessly Grateful  [text]

October 23, 2022, a meditation delivered by Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost.

Just Right Here  [text]

October 16, 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

On the Way  [text]

October 9, 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Joanna Samuelson, Interim Associate Minister, Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

Seized by Tenderness  [text]

October 2, 2022, a communion meditation delivered by Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost.

Jesus the Includer [text]

September 25, 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

Smelling like the Sheep  [text]

September 18, 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

All Involved — In Need of Healing and Forgiveness  [text]

September 11, 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

The Eighth Day of Creation  [text]

September 4, 2022, a communion meditation by Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost. 

Grounded in the Promises of God

August 28, 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Joanna Samuelson, Guest Minister, Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost.

One Hope

August 21, 2022, a sermon delivered by Dr. Amy Acton, Visiting Preacher, Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost.

Kindle Within Us

August 14, 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, Tenth Sunday after Pentecost.

Water Is Life [text]

August 7, 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Heather Giffen, Guest Minister, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost.

In the Beginning [text]

July 31, 2022, a sermon delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Eighth Sunday after Pentecost.

Rooted in Faith

July 24, 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, Seventh Sunday after Pentecost.

Growing Up

July 17 2022, a sermon delivered by Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, Sixth Sunday after Pentecost.

Am I a Neighbor?

July 10, 2022, a baptismal medication delivered by Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Freedom [text]

July 3, 2022, a communion meditation delivered by the Rev. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost.

Follow Me

June 26, 2022, a sermon delivered by the Rev. Joanna Samuelson, Guest Minister, Third Sunday after Pentecost.

All Inclusive God

June 19, 2022, a sermon delivered by the Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, Second Sunday after Pentecost.

The Power of Three

June 12, 2022, a sermon delivered by the Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, Trinity Sunday.

Gathered and Scattered

June 5, 2022, a communion mediation by the Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, the Day of Pentecost.

Our Children, Our Teachers, Our Family, Our Neighbors, Our Country

May 29, 2022, a sermon delivered by the Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, the Seventh Sunday of Easter.

Love and Blessings

May 22, 2022, a sermon delivered by the Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, the Sixth Sunday of Easter.

Love This, Love That

May 15, 2022, a confirmation meditation delivered by Confirmand Henry R. Wade, the Fifth Sunday of Easter/Confirmation.

The Call to Justice

May 15, 2022, a confirmation meditation delivered by Confirmand Sebastian M. Kulwicki, the Fifth Sunday of Easter/Confirmation.

Every Good Gift

May 8, 2022, a sermon delivered by The Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, the Fourth Sunday of Easter

Why Ask?

May 1, 2022, a communion meditation delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, the Third Sunday of Easter.

Designs for Trust

April 24, 2022, a sermon delivered by The Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, the Second Sunday of Easter.

The Kingdom, The Power and the Glory are Yours Forever. Amen.

April 17, 2022, communion meditation delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Easter Sunday.

Lead Us Not into Temptation, but Deliver Us from Evil

April 10, 2022, a sermon delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Palm/Passion Sunday, Lent VI, Part VII of VIII in the Lenten Series “The Lord’s Prayer.”

Forgive Us our Debts as We Forgive our Debtors

April 3, 2022, a communion meditation delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Lent V, Part VI of VIII in the Lenten Series “The Lord’s Prayer.”

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

March 27, 2022, a sermon delivered by the Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Lent IV, Part V of VIII in the Lenten Series “The Lord’s Prayer.”

Thy Will be Done, on Earth as it is in Heaven

March 20, 2022, a sermon delivered by the Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, Lent III, Part IV of VIII in the Lenten sermon series “The Lord’s Payer.”

Thy Kingdom Come

March 13, 2022, a baptismal mediation delivered by the Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Lent II, Part III of VIII in the Lenten sermon series “The Lord’s Prayer.”

Our Father, Who Art in Heaven, Hallowed Be Thy Name

March 6, 2022, a communion meditation delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Lent I, Part II of VIII in the Lenten sermon series, “The Lord’s Prayer.”

Teach Us to Pray the Lord’s Prayer
March 2, 2022, a sermon delivered by The
Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Ash Wednesday, Part I of VIII in the Lenten sermon series, “The Lord’s Prayer.”

Coming Down from the Mountain
February 27, 2022, a sermon delivered by The
Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, Transfiguration Sunday.

Oh, No He Didn’t

February 20, 2022, a sermon delivered by The Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany.

Healing Everybody
February 13, 2022, a sermon delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany.

The Call of God in Your Life
February 6, 2022, a communion meditation delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany.

Always Aspiring
January 30, 2022, a sermon delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany.

A Still More Excellent Way

January 23, 2022, a sermon delivered by The Rev. Emily Krause Corzine, Associate Minister, the Third Sunday after Epiphany.

The True Genius of Justice
January 16, 2022, a baptismal meditation delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, the Second Sunday after Epiphany, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday.

Richly Blessed
January 9, 2022, a sermon delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, the First Sunday after Epiphany, the Baptism of Christ.

True Light
January 2, 2022, a communion meditation delivered by The Rev. Dr. Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, the Second Sunday after Christmas.

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