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Sermon - April 11

What a difference a week makesMtr. Sally HeiligmanJohn 20:19-31Sunday,
April 11, 2021

Sermon - Easter Sunday

He is RisenFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 20:1-18Sunday,
April 4, 2021

Sermon - Easter Vigil

He is RisenFr. Neal LongeMark 16:1-8Saturday,
April 3, 2021

Sermon - Good Friday

Look to the crossFr. Neal LongeJohn 18:1-19:42Friday,
April 2, 2021

Maundy Thursday Guided Meditation

Lisa LongeJohn 13:1-17, 31b-35Thursday,
April 1, 2021

Sermon - March 28

Understanding the cost.Fr. Neal P. LongePhilippians 2:5-11, Mark 14:1-15:47Sunday,
March 28, 2021

Sermon - March 21

We must follow Jesus to the crossFr. Neal P. LongeJeremiah 31:31-34, John 12:20-33Sunday,
March 21, 2021

Sermon - March 14

Reconciled to God by grace aloneFr. Neal P. LongeEphesians 2:1-10, John 3:14-21Sunday,
March 14, 2021

Sermon - March 7

Called to be a people in relationship, not a religion factoryFr. Neal P. Longe1 Corinthians 1:18-25, John 2:13-22Sunday,
March 7, 2021

Sermon - February 28

Dcn. Alan HartMark 8:31-38Sunday,
February 28, 2021

Sermon - February 21

Mtr. Sally HeiligmanMark 1:9-15Sunday,
February 21, 2021

Sermon - Ash Wednesday

Fr. Neal P. LongeJoel 2:1-2,12-17, 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10, Matthew 6:1-6,16-21Wednesday,
February 17, 2021

Sermon - February 14

Don't build a dwelling for God, be the dwelling.Fr. Neal P. LongeMark 9:2-9Sunday,
February 14, 2021

Sermon - February 7

Jesus is the one who heals and restoresFr. Neal P. LongeMark 1:29-39Sunday,
February 7, 2021

Sermon - January 31

This God is that GodFr. Neal P. Longe1 Corinthians 8:1-13, Mark 1:21-28, Psalm 111Sunday,
January 31, 2021

Sermon - January 24

Mark 1:14-20Dcn. Alan HartWhat is Jesus asking you to do?Sunday,
January 24, 2021

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting 2021Fr. Neal P. LongeSunday,
January 24, 2021

Sermon - January 17

God desires to have a deep, personal relationship with youFr. Neal P. Longe1 Samuel 3:1-10(11-20), 1 Corinthians 6:12-20, John 1:43-51, Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17Sunday,
January 17, 2021

Sermon - January 10

The Baptism of Jesus and what it means for usFr. Neal P. LongeGenesis 1:1-5, Mark 1:4-11Sunday,
January 10, 2021

Sermon - January 3

Dcn. Mary Carol HartJeremiah 31:7-14Sunday,
January 3, 2021

Sermon - December 27

Mtr. Nancy BetzJohn 1:1-18Sunday,
December 27, 2020

Sermon - Christmas Eve 4 pm

Mtr. Jenn DorseyIsaiah 9:2-7, Titus 2:11-14, Luke 2:1-14(15-20)Thursday,
December 24, 2020

Sermon - Christmas Eve 8 pm

Fr. Darius MojallaliIsaiah 9:2-7, Titus 2:11-14, Luke 2:1-14(15-20)Thursday,
December 24, 2020

Sermon - December 20

Mtr. Sally HeiligmanLuke 1:26-38Sunday,
December 20, 2020

Sermon - December 13

Rejoice, pray, give thanks,Fr. Neal P. LongeIsaiah 61:1-4, 8-11, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24, John 1:6-8,19-28Sunday,
December 13, 2020

Sermon - December 6

Called to be people of repentanceFr. Neal P. LongeIsaiah 40:1-11, 2 Peter 3:8-15a, Mark 1:1-8Sunday,
December 6, 2020

Sermon - November 29

Waiting with longing, expectant, and ready heartsFr. Neal P. LongeIsaiah 64:1-9, 1 Corinthians 1:3-9, Mark 13:24-37Sunday,
November 29, 2020

Sermon - November 22

Christ our KingFr. Neal P. LongeMatthew 25:31-46Sunday,
November 22, 2020

Sermon - November 15

Judgement and Stewarding the life God called us to.Fr. Neal P. LongeZephaniah 1:7,12-18, 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, Matthew 25:14-30Sunday,
November 15, 2020

Sermon - November 8

Being preparedDcn. Mary Carol HartJoshua 24:1-3a, 14-25, Matthew 25:1-13Sunday,
November 8, 2020

Sermon - November 1

We are God's children. So, how are we supposed to live now?Fr. Neal P. LongeRevelation 7:9-17, 1 John 3:1-3, Matthew 5:1-12Sunday,
November 1, 2020

Sermon - October 25

Moving forward in loveFr. Neal P. LongeMatthew 22:34-46Sunday,
October 25, 2020

Sermon - October 18

Give to God what belongs to GodDcn. Alan HartMatthew 22:15-22Sunday,
October 18, 2020

Sermon - October 11

Clothed in the garment for the feastFr. Neal P. LongePhilippians 4:1-9, Matthew 22:1-14Sunday,
October 11, 2020

Sermon - October 4

Living fruitfully in our vineyardMtr. Sally HeiligmanMatthew 21:33-46Sunday,
October 4, 2020

Sermon - September 27

United in mind, spirit and purposeFr. Neal P. LongePhilippians 2:1-13Sunday,
September 27, 2020

Sermon - September 20

God's crazy kingdomFr. Neal P. LongeMatthew 20:1-16Sunday,
September 20, 2020

Sermon - September 13

Judgement and condemnation exchanged for mercy and graceFr. Neal P. LongeGenesis 50:15-21, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35Sunday,
September 13, 2020

Sermon - September 6

Living the love of GodFr. Neal P. LongeEzekiel 33:7-11, Romans 13:8-14, Matthew 18:15-20Sunday,
September 6, 2020

Sermon - August 30

Living out the radical love we are called toFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 12:9-21, Matthew 16:21-28Sunday,
August 30, 2020

Sermon - August 23

Mtr. Sally HeiligmanSunday,
August 23, 2020

Sermon - August 16

The availability for the mercy and presence of God for everyoneFr. Neal P. LongeIsaiah 56:1,6-8, Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32, Matthew 15: (10-20), 21-28Sunday,
August 16, 2020

Sermon - August 9

Peter walking on the water. What does that encounter reveal about Jesus?Fr. Neal P. LongeMatthew 14:22-33, Romans 10:5-15Sunday,
August 9, 2020

Sermon - August 2

Dcn. Mary Carol HartMatthew 14:13-21Sunday,
August 2, 2020

Sermon - July 26

The encouraging words of St. PaulFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 8:26-39Sunday,
July 26, 2020

Sermon - July 19

Living as children of GodFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 8:12-25, Matthew 13:24-30,36-43Sunday,
July 19, 2020

Sermon - July 12

Seeing yourself as God sees you - No CondemnationFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 8:1-11, Matthew 13:1-9,18-23Monday,
July 13, 2020

Sermon - July 5

Dcn. Alan HartMatthew 11:16-19, 25-30Sunday,
July 5, 2020

Sermon - June 28

Mtr. Sally HeiligmanMatthew 10:40-42Sunday,
June 28, 2020

Sermon - June 21

The grace and love of God for youFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 6:1b-11, Matthew 10:24-39Sunday,
June 21, 2020

Sermon - June 14

We have peace with GodFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 5:1-8Sunday,
June 14, 2020

Sermon - June 7

The response of Christians to injustice, racism, and division.Fr. Neal P. LongeGenesis 1:1-2:4a, 2 Corinthians 13:11-13, Matthew 28:16-20Sunday,
June 7, 2020

Sermon - May 31

The power and work of the Spirit in the midst of the killing of George FloydFr. Neal P. LongeActs 2:1-21,1 Corinthians 12:3b-13,John 20:19-23Sunday,
May 31, 2020

Sermon - May 24

Fr. Neal P. LongeActs 1:6-14, 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11, John 17:1-11Sunday,
May 24, 2020

Sermon - May 17

The love and presence of GodFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 14:15-21Sunday,
May 17, 2020

Sermon - May 10

Jesus our way, truth and lifeFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 14:1-14Sunday,
May 10, 2020

Sermon - May 3

Listen to the voice of the ShepherdFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 10:1-10Sunday,
May 3, 2020

Sermon - April 26

Our eyes opened to recognize JesusFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 24:13-35Sunday,
April 26, 2020

Sermon - April 19

Being people of forgivenessFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 20:19-31Sunday,
April 19, 2020

Sermon - Easter Sunday

The Empty TombFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 20:1-18Sunday,
April 12, 2020

Sermon - Good Friday

What Jesus did for usFr. Neal P. LongeIsaiah 52:13-53:12, Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9, John 18:1-19:42Friday,
April 10, 2020

Sermon - Maundy Thursday

The Eucharist and the call to serveFr. Neal P. Longe1 Corinthians 11:23-26, John 13:1-17, 31b-35Thursday,
April 9, 2020

Sermon - March 29

Jesus our resurrection and lifeFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 11:1-45, Ezekiel 37:1-14Sunday,
March 29, 2020

Sunday Mass - March 29

Fr. Neal P. LongeSunday,
March 29, 2020

Sermon - March 22

God in the midst of our strugglesFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 9:1-41Sunday,
March 22, 2020

Sermon - March 15

God fully knows us and loves us all the sameFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 4:5-42Sunday,
March 15, 2020

Sermon - Healing & Reconciliation Service

Reconciliation and the forgiveness of GodFr. Bob LongobuccoLuke 15Friday,
March 13, 2020

Sermon - March 8

Being born from above in the love of GodFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 4:1-5, 13-17, John 3:1-17Sunday,
March 8, 2020

Sermon - March 1

Temptation: A test of our identityFr. Neal P. LongeGenesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7, Romans 5:12-19, Matthew 4:1-11Sunday,
March 1, 2020

Sermon - Ash Wednesday

Fr. Neal P. LongeJoel 2:1-2,12-17, Corinthians 5:20b-6:10, Matthew 6:1-6,16-21Wednesday,
February 26, 2020

Sermon - February 23

Dcn. Alan HartMatthew 17:1-9Sunday,
February 23, 2020

Sermon - February 16

Mtr. Sally HeiligmanMatthew 5:21-37Sunday,
February 16, 2020

Sermon - February 9

You are the salt of earth and the light of the worldFr. Neal P. LongeMatthew 5:13-20Sunday,
February 9, 2020

Sermon - February 2

The Presentation of JesusFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 2:22-40, Hebrews 2:14-18Sunday,
February 2, 2020

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting 2020Fr. Neal P. LongeSunday,
January 26, 2020

Sermon - January 26

Our choice to follow JesusDcn. Alan HartMatthew 4:12-23Sunday,
January 26, 2020

Sermon - January 19

Spending time with Jesus changes youFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 1:29-42Sunday,
January 19, 2020

Sermon - January 12

You are a loved child of God.Fr. Neal P. LongeMatthew 3:13-17Sunday,
January 12, 2020

Sermon - January 5

Following the leading of GodFr. Neal P. LongeMatthew 2:1-12Sunday,
January 5, 2020

Sermon - December 29

What do we do after Christmas?Mtr. Sally HeiligmanIsaiah 61:10-62:3, Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7, John 1:1-18Sunday,
December 29, 2019

Sermon - Christmas Eve

The gift of ChristmasFr. Neal P. LongeIsaiah 9:2-7, Titus 2:11-14, Luke 2:1-14(15-20)Tuesday,
December 24, 2019

Sermon - December 22

God is with usFr. Neal P. LongeIsaiah 7:10-16, Romans 1:1-7, Matthew 1:18-25Sunday,
December 22, 2019

Sermon - December 15

Jesus is the one...so what?Fr. Neal P. LongeMatthew 11:2-11, Isaiah 35:1-10, James 5:7-10Sunday,
December 15, 2019

Sermon - December 8

Repentance: A way of lifeFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 15:4-13, Matthew 3:1-12Sunday,
December 8, 2019

Sermon December 1

Expecting the return of JesusFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 13:11-14, Matthew 24:36-44Sunday,
December 1, 2019

Sermon - November 24

Christ the KingMtr. Sally HeiligmanJeremiah 23:1-6, Colossians 1:11-20, Luke 23:33-43Sunday,
November 24, 2019

Sermon - November 17

Resurrection LifeDcn. Mary Carol HartLuke 21:5-19Sunday,
November 17, 2019

Sermon - November 10

Resurrection LifeFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 20:27-38, Job 19:23-27a, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17Sunday,
November 10, 2019

Sermon - November 3

Keeping our eye on our inheritanceFr. Neal P. LongeEphesians 1:11-23, Luke 6:20-31Sunday,
November 3, 2019

Sermon - October 27

Psalm 23Dcn. Alan HartPsalm 23Sunday,
October 27, 2019

Sermon - October 20

Longing for the return of Jesus and God's justiceFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 18:1-8, Psalm 121Sunday,
October 20, 2019

Sermon - October 13

Focusing on what is central and not being distracted by everything elseFr. Neal P. Longe2 Timothy 3:14-4:5Sunday,
October 13, 2019

Sermon - October 6

Our small faith and God's big powerFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 17:5-10, 2 Timothy 1:1-14Sunday,
October 6, 2019

Sermon - September 30

A life content in GOdFr. Neal P. Longe1 Timothy 6:6-19, Luke 16:19-31Monday,
September 30, 2019

Sermon - September 22

You can't serve God and the worldFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 16:1-13Sunday,
September 22, 2019

Sermon - September 15

The Mercy of GodFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 15:1-10, Exodus 32:7-14, Psalm 51:1-11, 1 Timothy 1:12-17Sunday,
September 15, 2019

Sermon - September 8

Hate your family, give up your possessions, take up a cross...what's that aboutFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 14:25-33Sunday,
September 8, 2019

Sermon - September 1

PrideFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 13:10-17Sunday,
September 1, 2019

Sermon - August 25

Sabbath: An invitation to restFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 13:10-17Sunday,
August 25, 2019

Sermon - August 18

Dcn. Mary Carol HartLuke 12:49-56Sunday,
August 18, 2019

Testimony - Yolie Waples

Yolie WaplesSunday,
August 18, 2019

Sermon - August 11

Luke 12:32-40Fr. Steve ScarciaSunday,
August 11, 2019

Sermon - Funeral for Ruth Chubbuck

Mtr. Nancy BetzThursday,
August 8, 2019

Sermon - Funeral for Thomas Doane - August 7

Fr. Neal P. LongeJohn 11:21-27, Revelation 21:2-7, Psalm 121Wednesday,
August 7, 2019

Sermon - August 4

Where do we put our focus and our hope?Fr. Neal P. LongeColossians 3:1-11, Luke 12:13-21Sunday,
August 4, 2019

Sermon - July 28

Fr. Neal P. LongeLuke 11:1-13Sunday,
July 28, 2019

Sermon - July 21

Colossians 1:15-28Fr. Neal P. LongeSunday,
July 21, 2019

Sermon - July 15

Breaking down the barriersFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 10:25-37Monday,
July 15, 2019

Sermon - July 7

Dcn. Alan HartLuke 10:1-11, 16-20Sunday,
July 7, 2019

Sermon - June 30

Sermon - June 30Sunday,
June 30, 2019

Sermon - June 23

The power of Christ to set us freeFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 8:26-39Sunday,
June 23, 2019

Sermon - June 16

The Trinity - Not how, but so whatFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 5:1-5Sunday,
June 16, 2019

Sermon - June 9

The Holy SpiritFr. Steve ScarciaJohn 14:8-17, (25-27)Sunday,
June 9, 2019

Sermon - June 2

Longing for the return of ChristFr. Neal P. LongeRevelation 22:12-14,16-17,20-21Sunday,
June 2, 2019

Sermon - May 26

Following Christ in LoveFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 14:23-29Sunday,
May 26, 2019

Sermon - May 19

Love is the measuring rodFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 13:31-35Sunday,
May 19, 2019

Stewardship Testimony - May 19

StewardshipTim MunnSunday,
May 19, 2019

Sermon - May 12

The testimony of Christ by actionFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 10:22-30; Revelation 7:9-17Sunday,
May 12, 2019

Sermon - May 5

Stepping out of your comfort zoneDcn. Mary Carol HartJohn 21:1-19Sunday,
May 5, 2019

Stewardship Testimony - May 5

StewardshipJeanne TaylorSunday,
May 5, 2019

Sermon - April 28

God's desire to reveal himself to usFr. Neal P. LongeRevelation 1:4-8, John 20:19-31Sunday,
April 28, 2019

Revelation Song

Charlene Donohue and Lisa LongeSunday,
April 28, 2019

Sermon - Easter Sunday

The power of the empty tombFr. Neal P. LongeJohn 20:1-18Sunday,
April 21, 2019

Sermon - Easter Vigil

Because He is RisenFr. Neal P. LongeRomans 6:3-11;Luke 24:1-12Saturday,
April 20, 2019

Sermon - Good Friday

The Sacrifice of GodFr. Neal P. LongeIsaiah 52:13-53:12;Hebrews 10:16-25;John 18:1-19:42Friday,
April 19, 2019

Sermon - Maundy Thursday

A life of serviceFr. Neal LongeExodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14;1 Corinthians 11:23-26;John 13:1-17, 31b-35Thursday,
April 18, 2019

Sermon - Palm Sunday

The tension of Palm Sunday and an honest look at ourselvesFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 19:28-40; Luke 22:14-23:56Sunday,
April 14, 2019

Sermon - April 7

Forget the past and press forward with the LordFr. Neal P. LongePhilippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8Sunday,
April 7, 2019

Sermon - March 31

The wide open loving arms of the FatherFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 15:1-3, 11b-32; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21Sunday,
March 31, 2019

Sermon - March 24

A life of repentanceFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 13:1-91, Corinthians 10:1-13Sunday,
March 24, 2019

Sermon - March 17

God is faithful to keep the covenantFr. Neal P. LongeGenesis 15:1-12,17-18, Philippians 3:17-4:1, Luke 13:31-35Sunday,
March 17, 2019

Sermon - March 10

Jesus does overcomes where we never canFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 4:1-13, Deuteronomy 26:1-1, 1 Romans 10:8b-13Sunday,
March 10, 2019

Sermon - Ash Wednesday

Ash WednesdayFr. Neal P. LongeWednesday,
March 6, 2019

Sermon - March 3

Lent, the Transfiguration, and the invitation of JesusDcn. Alan HartLuke 9:28-36, [37-43a]Sunday,
March 3, 2019

Sermon - February 24

Fr. Steve ScarciaGenesis 45:3-11, 15, 1 Corinthians 15:35-38,42-50, Luke 6:27-38Sunday,
February 24, 2019

Sermon - February 17

The BeatitudesFr. Robert HaskellLuke 6:17-26Sunday,
February 17, 2019

Sermon - February 10

Understanding who we are in God's presence.Fr. Neal P. LongeIsaiah 6:1-8, [9-13], 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Luke 5:1-11Sunday,
February 10, 2019

Sermon - February 3

The greatest is loveFr. Neal P. Longe1 Corinthians 13:1-13Sunday,
February 3, 2019

Sermon - January 27

Using your giftsDcn. Mary Carol Hart1 Corinthians 12:12-31aSunday,
January 27, 2019

Annual Meeting 2019

Rector's report to annual meetingFr. Neal P. LongeSunday,
January 27, 2019

Sermon - January 13

The Baptism of Jesus and our own BaptismFr. Neal P. LongeLuke 3:15-17, 21-22Sunday,
January 13, 2019

Sermon - January 6

Continuing to seek and searchFr. Neal P. LongeMatthew 2:1-12Sunday,
January 6, 2019

 
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