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The Rev. Joe Evans

Joe Evans: The Invitation

2 Samuel 11:1-5; Song of Solomon 2:8-13

5th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

July 09, 2017

The Rev. Joseph Evans (PCUSA)

 

June has just passed, and June for a preacher is a wonderful month and also a busy month because of weddings. Last month there were two, one here at the church, but the big change for me was that this June, for the first time, I began to relate to the father of the bride more than anyone else.

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The Rev. Beth Sanders

Soul-Filling Community of Faith

Matthew 25:1-13

22nd Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

November 09, 2014

The Rev. Beth Sanders (UMC)

The gospel of Matthew is anxious for the fledgling community of the church, trying to make its way with new believers in a hostile world trying to tear community apart. Many of those to whom Matthew writes had been excommunicated from the synagogue and abandoned by their families, facing the imminent threat of a hostile empire without the comfort and safety of those supporting structures. Christian believers were struggling just to survive in that dark time, so there is urgency to form a bold and committed union with other bereft souls in a community of faith. 

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