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Sanctified for Mission

May 12, 2024 Preacher: The Reverend Ben Williams Scripture: John 17:6–19

That's What It's All About

May 5, 2024 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 15:9–17

A Home for the Breath of God

Apr 28, 2024 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 15:1–8

The Scars of New Creation

Apr 7, 2024 Preacher: Olivia Abernathy Scripture: John 20:19–31

The Victory of the Dragon Slayer

Mar 31, 2024 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 20:1–18

Remember Me

Mar 28, 2024 Preacher: Lowe Finney Scripture: John 13:1–35

The Fruitful Life of St. Patrick

Mar 17, 2024 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 12:20–33

Letting Go of Your Stories

Mar 10, 2024 Preacher: Kevin Vailes Scripture: Numbers 21:4–9, John 3:14–21

Follow Me / Come and See

Jan 14, 2024 Preacher: Drew Haltom Scripture: John 1:43–51

A Community of Shared Commitments

May 28, 2023 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Acts 2:1–21, John 20:19–23 Series: No Series

A Dance with Ultimate Reality

May 14, 2023 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 14:15–21 Series: No Series

The Work of Reimagining God

May 7, 2023 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 14:1–14 Series: No Series

A Life without Lack

Apr 30, 2023 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Psalm 23:1–6, John 10:1–10 Series: No Series

An Embedded Faith

Apr 16, 2023 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 20:19–31 Series: A Resurrected Faith

The Subversive Power of Washing Feet

Apr 6, 2023 Preacher: Olivia Abernathy Scripture: John 13:1–35 Series: No Series

Reconfigured Expectations

Mar 26, 2023 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 11:1–45 Series: No Series

Alive to God for the World

Mar 19, 2023 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 9:1–41 Series: No Series

Our Love Story

Mar 12, 2023 Preacher: Kevin Vailes Scripture: John 4:5–42 Series: No Series

God's Family Plan

Mar 5, 2023 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Genesis 12:1–4, John 3:1–17, Romans 4:1–17 Series: No Series

Shrewd Stewards of Healing Hospitality

Oct 16, 2022 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Genesis 28: 10–17, John 1:1–18, Revelation 21:1–7 Series: Shrewd Stewardship

The Truth of the Trinity

Jun 12, 2022 Scripture: John 16:12–15 Series: No Series

Jesus' High Priestly Prayer

May 29, 2022 Preacher: The Reverend Chuck Filiatreau Scripture: John 17:20–26 Series: No Series

At Home with God

May 22, 2022 Scripture: John 14:23–29 Series: No Series

The Hard and Healing Work of Love

May 15, 2022 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 13:31–35 Series: No Series

The Four Pillars of the Christian Life

May 1, 2022 Preacher: The Right Reverend Dr. Bill Atwood Scripture: Acts 9:1–6, John 21:1–19 Series: No Series

A Peculiar Commission

Apr 24, 2022 Preacher: Scripture: John 20:19–31 Series: No Series

Refugia Resurrection

Apr 17, 2022 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 20:1–18, Isaiah 65:17–25 Series: No Series

What Do You Want Jesus to Do for You?

Apr 14, 2022 Preacher: Scripture: John 13:1–35 Series: No Series

At the Feet of Jesus

Apr 3, 2022 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 12:1–8 Series: No Series

The Extravagance of God

Jan 16, 2022 Preacher: Scripture: John 2:1–11 Series: No Series

Rejoice, the God-Man Has Come!

Dec 26, 2021 Preacher: Kevin Vailes Scripture: John 1:1–18 Series: No Series

Christ My King

Nov 21, 2021 Preacher: Scripture: John 18:33–37 Series: No Series

Baptized into a Shared Stewardship

Nov 14, 2021 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Ezekiel 36:24–28, Romans 8:14–17, John 3:1–6 Series: Our Stewardship Odyssey

The Trinity: A Family Invitation

May 30, 2021 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Isaiah 6:1–8, John 3:1–17, Romans 8:12–17 Series: No Series

Love and Obedience

May 9, 2021 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 15:9–17 Series: No Series

Start Again with the Good Shepherd

Apr 25, 2021 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 10:11–18, Acts 4:5–12 Series: No Series

An Early and Everyday Pentecost

Apr 11, 2021 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 20:19–31 Series: No Series

A Love that Gets Practical

Apr 1, 2021 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 13:1–35 Series: No Series

Rekindled and Recalibrated

Mar 21, 2021 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 12:20–33 Series: No Series

A Curious and Doubting Faith

Mar 14, 2021 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 3:14–21 Series: No Series

The Lord Be With You

Jan 17, 2021 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 1:43–51 Series: No Series

The God of New Beginnings

Jan 3, 2021 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Jeremiah 31:7–14, John 1:1–18 Series: No Series

A Joyful Lament

Dec 13, 2020 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Isaiah 61:1–11, Psalm 126:1–7, 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24, John 1:6–28 Series: No Series

Rethinking My Political Identity

Sep 13, 2020 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Philippians 3:17– 4:1, John 3:1–6 Series: Rethinking My Politics

The Oneness of St. Peter and St. Paul

Jun 28, 2020 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 21:15–19 Series: Regathering Summer Services

Finally All Together in One Place

May 31, 2020 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Acts 2:1–21, John 20:19–23 Series: Regathering Summer Services

The Ache of Ascensiontide

May 24, 2020 Scripture: Acts 1:6–14, Psalm 68:1–36, 1 Peter 4:12– 5:11, John 17–11 Series: COVID Reflections

Into Your Hands We Commend Our Troubled Spirits

May 10, 2020 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 14:1–14, Psalm 31:5, Acts 7:55–60 Series: COVID Reflections

A Shepherd for Our Desert

May 3, 2020 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 10:1–10, Acts 2:42–47 Series: COVID Reflections

Childlike Faith

Apr 19, 2020 Scripture: John 20:19–31 Series: COVID Reflections

Love the Jesus Way

Apr 9, 2020 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 13:1–15 Series: COVID Reflections

Hints of Resurrection Even in Lent

Mar 29, 2020 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Ezekiel 37:1–14, Romans 8:6–11, John 11:1–45 Series: COVID Reflections

Broken but not Forgotten

Mar 22, 2020 Scripture: John 9:1–41 Series: COVID Reflections

A Renewed Family for a Renewed World

Mar 8, 2020 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 3:1–17, Genesis 12:1–4, Romans 4:1–17 Series: No Series

Epiphany Invitations

Jan 19, 2020 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 1:29–42 Series: No Series

Growing in Gratitude

Nov 28, 2019 Preacher: Kevin Vailes Scripture: Deuteronomy 26:1–11, Psalm 100:1–4, Philippians 4:4–9, John 6:25–35 Series: No Series

The Commands of Jesus for Today's World

May 26, 2019 Preacher: Ross Guthrie Scripture: John 14:23–29 Series: No Series

An Easter Tribute to Rachel Held Evans

May 12, 2019 Scripture: John 10:22–30, Acts 9:36–43

Restored to Love Others

May 5, 2019 Preacher: The Rev. Rusty DeMoss Scripture: John 21:1–19 Series: No Series

Wake Up to Another World

Apr 21, 2019 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 20:1–18, Isaiah 65:17–25 Series: No Series

The God Who Intervenes

Apr 18, 2019 Scripture: John 13:1–17 Series: No Series

A Fragrant Offering

Apr 7, 2019 Preacher: Ross Guthrie Scripture: John 12:1–8 Series: No Series

The Life of the Church

Jan 20, 2019 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 2:1–11, Isaiah 62:1–5 Series: Christ's Church

God Becomes Flesh (intro cut off)

Dec 30, 2018 Preacher: Ross Guthrie Scripture: John 1:1–18 Series: No Series

Christ Our Ultimate Allegiance

Nov 25, 2018 Preacher: The Reverend Chuck Filiatreau Scripture: John 18:33–37 Series: No Series

The Wisdom to Be Human Again

Aug 19, 2018 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Proverbs 9:1–6, John 6:51–58, Ephesians 5:15–20 Series: No Series

Taste and See for Yourself

Aug 12, 2018 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Psalm 34:1–8, 1 Kings 19:4–8, John 6:35–51 Series: No Series

Finding Rest One Day at a Time

Aug 5, 2018 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Exodus 16:2–15, John 6:24–35 Series: No Series

The God of the Extra

Jul 29, 2018 Preacher: Dr. Logan Hampton Scripture: Ephesians 3:14–21, 2 Kings 4:42–44, John 6:1–21 Series: No Series

The Athanasian Creed on Trinity Sunday

May 27, 2018 Preacher: Ross Guthrie Scripture: John 3:1–17 Series: No Series

Because I Said So

May 6, 2018 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 15:9–17 Series: No Series

The Right Kind of Atheist

Apr 22, 2018 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Acts 4:5–12, Psalm 23:1–6, John 10:11–18 Series: No Series

Peace Be with You

Apr 8, 2018 Preacher: Ross Guthrie Scripture: John 20:19–31 Series: No Series

Whose Feet Can I Wash Today?

Mar 29, 2018 Preacher: The Reverend Chuck Filiatreau Scripture: John 13:1–35 Series: No Series

Panel Discussion: Preparing for Death and Dying

Mar 22, 2018 Scripture: John 11:1–46 Series: No Series

The Hour Has Come

Mar 18, 2018 Preacher: Ross Guthrie Scripture: John 12:20–33 Series: No Series

Our Snake Story

Mar 11, 2018 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Numbers 21:4–9, Psalm 107:17–22, Ephesians 2:1–10, John 3:14–21 Series: No Series

A New Tabernacle for the Presence and Power of God

Mar 4, 2018 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: Exodus 20:1–17, John 2:13–22 Series: No Series

Speak Lord, for Your Servant Is Listening

Jan 14, 2018 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: 1 Samuel 3:1–20, John 1:43–51 Series: No Series

Hope for the Realistic

Apr 23, 2017 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 20:19–31 Series: No Series

Knowing the Risen Christ We Cannot See

Apr 16, 2017 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 20:1–18 Series: No Series

The God Who Intervenes

Apr 13, 2017 Scripture: John 13:1–17 Series: No Series

The Defeat of Death

Apr 2, 2017 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 11:1–45 Series: No Series

Sacramental Vision for a Superficial World

Mar 26, 2017 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 9:1–41 Series: No Series

Living Water for All

Mar 19, 2017 Preacher: Ross Guthrie Scripture: John 4:5–42 Series: No Series

The Liability of Our Capability

Mar 12, 2017 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 3:1–17 Series: No Series

An Open Chair

Jan 15, 2017 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 1:29–42 Series: No Series

Christ, the God Man

Dec 25, 2016 Preacher: Ross Guthrie Scripture: John 1:1–14 Series: No Series

Hearing the Father's Voice

Nov 5, 2016 Preacher: The Right Reverend Dr. Bill Atwood Scripture: John 10:11–16 Series: No Series

Empowered to Pour Out

May 15, 2016 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 20 :19– 20:23 Series: No Series

Invited to Indwell

May 8, 2016 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 17:20–26 Series: No Series

Faith Doubts

Apr 3, 2016 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 20:19–31 Series: No Series

God's Dinner Invitation

Mar 24, 2016 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 13:1–15 Series: No Series

God Is Like Jesus

Jan 17, 2016 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 2:1–11 Series: No Series

You've Got a Decision to Make

Aug 23, 2015 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 6:60–6:69 Series: Bread of Heaven

The Offensive Wonder of the Eucharist

Aug 16, 2015 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 6:53–6:59 Series: Bread of Heaven

Food for a Beautiful World

Aug 9, 2015 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 6:37–3:51 Series: Bread of Heaven

Heed the Good Shepherd's Voice

Apr 26, 2015 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 10:11–10:16 Series: No Series

Lay Down Your Lives for One Another

Apr 2, 2015 Preacher: Ross Guthrie Scripture: John 13:1–13:15 Series: No Series

Life Is Full

Mar 15, 2015 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 6:4–6:15 Series: No Series

Baptism and the Nurturing of Faith

Jun 8, 2014 Preacher: The Reverend Chuck Filiatreau Scripture: John 14:8–14:17 Series: No Series

Jesus the Way

May 18, 2014 Preacher: The Reverend Chuck Filiatreau Scripture: John 14:1–14:12 Series: No Series

The Lord Is My Shepherd, I Might Get Killed

May 11, 2014 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 10:1–10:10 Series: No Series

The Empty Tomb Is Enough

Apr 20, 2014 Preacher: The Reverend Chuck Filiatreau Scripture: John 20:1–20:18 Series: No Series

The Kingdom and the Cross

Apr 18, 2014 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 18:1–19:37 Series: No Series

Letting Jesus Wash Your Feet

Apr 17, 2014 Preacher: The Reverend Chuck Filiatreau Scripture: John 13:1–13:17 Series: No Series

Speaking of Water

Mar 23, 2014 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 4:1–4:42 Series: No Series

God Weeps with Us

Feb 16, 2014 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 11:17–11:35 Series: No Series

Where Does Jesus Live?

Jan 19, 2014 Preacher: The Reverend Chuck Filiatreau Scripture: John 1:29–1:42 Series: No Series

The Coming of the Advocate

May 19, 2013 Preacher: The Reverend Chuck Filiatreau Scripture: John 14:8–14:17 Series: No Series

Firmly Held

Apr 21, 2013 Preacher: The Reverend Wes Gristy Scripture: John 10:22–10:30 Series: No Series

Opening Locked Doors

Apr 7, 2013 Preacher: The Reverend Chuck Filiatreau Scripture: John 20:19–20:31 Series: No Series