Latest Sermons


Do This and You Will Live

"When the "Good Samaritan" story is interpreted as part of a liturgy focusing on God's mercy in creation, Jesus could be pointing to the current need to change our relationship with creation." 

Rev. Dr. Anne Miner-Pearson (August 12, 2018)   Read  Listen


God's Hope for Incarnation

"Christ did not empty himself and become human in Jesus just to elevate Jesus, but, more deeply, to transform our perception and experience of life into one of abundance and trust." 

Rev. Dr. Anne Miner-Pearson  (July 29, 2018)    Read   Listen


A Farewell Sermon from Andrew Birling

"A sermon about the disciples need for a get away, the importance of community, and a sense of call." 

Director of Music, Andrew T. Birling   (July 22, 2018)    Read   Listen


Homily for Elaine Arndt

 — Rev. Devon Anderson (July 21, 2018)   Read


Our Responsibility as Disciples

"The church is still alive and present and acapable of telling the truth, that voice is essential to the current public discourse."

Rev. Chip Whitacre (July 15, 2018)   Read



Most Requested Sermons

First Sunday of Advent 2017

"My soft addiction is being busy. And like any addiction, filling my time with projects and commitments deludes me into thinking an overstuffed calendar can somehow fill the places inside me that are bereft or empty -- but it doesn’t, really."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (December 3, 2017)

Post-Election Apocalypse: What Do We Do Now?

"It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (November 13, 2016)

On the Anniversary of 9-11

"What were the spiritual aftershocks of 9-11? What did we learn about God and the many faces of God on that day?" 
— Rev. Devon Anderson (September 11, 2016)

Riots are the Language of the Unheard

"What are we to do about racial injustice and riots in Baltimore in light of the Gospel? "
— Rev. Devon Anderson (May 3, 2015)

God Waits Patiently on the Other Side of Our Fear

"The Parable of the Five Talents is not a lesson about stewardship or using our gifts wisely. It is a commentary on fear. And fear, as Jesus knew so well, is life's only true opponent."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (Nov 16, 2014)

Reclaiming Jesus' Love Language

"Contrary to what we might think, 'No one comes to the Father except through me' may just be the single most loving, inclusive, visionary statement Jesus ever made."
Rev. Devon Anderson (May 23, 2014)

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