Sermon Transcripts

2018 Downtown Sermons

6/10 – Rev. Paterson – And In Conclusion…
6/3 – Lay Worship – Reflection offered by Pam Stout available in podcast form (no transcript available)
5/27 – Rev. Paterson – Old Hearts and New Life
5/20 – Chancel Choir presentation of Mendelssohn’s Elijah in worship (no transcript or podcast)
5/13 – (11:15am service) Rev. Lynn – Whose Kids Are They (We) Anyway?
5/6 – Rev. Lynn – Confirmation 2018 – Because Jesus
4/29 – Rev. Roth (no transcript; podcast available)
4/22 – Rev. Paterson – By Whose Authority
4/15 – Youth Worship (no transcript; podcast available)
4/8 – Bob Spaly, Peg Sutton, Jenn Turner-Dold, and Rev. Nancy S. Lynn
(no transcript; podcast available)
4/1 – Rev. Paterson – A Pilgrimage of Hope: No Foolin’
3/25 – Rev. Paterson – A Pilgrimage of Hope: A Promise for Today
3/18 – Rev. Paterson – A Pilgrimage of Hope: A Burden Shared
3/11 – Rev. Lynn – A Pilgrimage of Hope: Grace Abounds!
3/4 – Rev. Paterson – A Pilgrimage of Hope: The Will of God
2/25 – Rev. Paterson (no transcript; podcast available)
2/18 – Rev. Lynn – A Pilgrimage of Hope: Starting with Covenant
2/11 – Rev. Paterson – Big “Buts” of the Bible: The Jesus Paradigm
2/4 – Rev. Paterson – Big “Buts” of the Bible: “But God!”
1/28 – Rev. Paterson – Big “Buts” of the Bible: The Road to Heaven is Paved with Good Intentions
1/21 – Rev. Paterson – Big “Buts” of the Bible: The Failure of Human Imagination
1/14 – Rev. Paterson – Big “Buts” of the Bible
1/7 – Rev. Lynn – Four Kings and a Baby

2017 Downtown Sermons

12/31 – Rev. Paterson (no transcript; podcast available)
12/24 CHRISTMAS EVE – Rev. Paterson – Christmas is Risky Business
12/24 ADVENT 4 – Rev. Lynn – Waiting For Emmanuel: Stay Open to God
12/17 ADVENT 3 – Rev. Lynn – Waiting For Emmanuel: Seek the Light
12/10 ADVENT 2 – Rev. Lynn – Waiting For Emmanuel: Be Prepared
12/3 ADVENT 1 – Rev. Lynn – Waiting For Emmanuel: Keep Awake
11/26 – Rev. Roth (no transcript; podcast is available)
11/19 – Rev. Paterson – What Do You Have?
11/12 – Rev. Paterson – Your Bishop is a Basket Case and Invites Us to be as Well
11/5 – Rev. Paterson – Unlikely Saint
10/29 – Rev. Lynn – This Is A Test
10/22 – Rev. Paterson – Faith On the Grow: Heaven on Earth
10/15 – Rev. Lynn – Waiting In Hope
10/8 – Rev. Paterson – Faith On the Grow: People On the Grow
10/1 – Rev. Paterson – Faith On the Grow: From Believing to Loving
9/24 – Rev. Roth (no transcript; podcast is available)
9/17 – Rev. Paterson – Faith On the Grow: When Correct Beliefs Aren’t Enough
9/10 – Rev. Paterson – Time to Move
9/3 – Rev. Lynn, Hal & Laurie Brannan, and Saroya & Dawn Cicero – Living Church: Witness
8/27 – Rev. Paterson – Liar, Liar
8/20 – Rev. Paterson – What I Did on Summer Vacation
8/13 – Rev. Lynn & Amanda Williams – Living Church: Prayer
8/6 – Rev. Lynn & Emma Throm – Living Church: Service
7/30 – Rev. Lynn & Jim Higdon – Living Church: Gifts
7/23 – Rev. Lynn & Shonagh Chimbira – Living Church: Presence
7/16 – Rev. Paterson – Jesus Said What?!? Be Perfect
7/9 – Rev. Paterson – Jesus Said What?!? Some Things Should Not be Taken Literally
7/2 – Rev. Paterson – Jesus Said What?!? Name Calling is Never Becoming
6/25 – Rev. Paterson – Jesus Said What?!?
6/18 – Rev. Kelly Nieman Anderson (no transcript available; podcast is available)
6/11 – Rev. Lynn – Sounds of Silence
6/4 – Lay Worship – Reflections offered by Carrie Throm and Michael Haithcock are available in podcast form (no transcript available)
5/28 – Rev. Paterson – Glimpse of Glory
5/21 – Chancel Choir offering of Mozart’s “Mass in c minor” (no transcript available; no podcast available)
5/14 – Children’s Music Ministry offering of “Table for Five…Thousand!”, written by Tom S. Long and Allen Pote (no transcript available; no podcast available)
5/7 – Rev. Lynn – God Loves You and …
4/30 – Rev. Roth (no transcript; podcast is available)
4/23 – Youth Worship (no transcript; podcast is available)
4/16 – EASTER – Rev. Paterson – Grounded in Faith
4/9 – Rev. Paterson – Grounded in Joy & Sorrow
4/2 – Rev. Paterson – Grounded in Hope
3/26 – Rev. Paterson – Grounded: You Are What God Sees
3/19 – Rev. Lynn – Grounded in Community  (no podcast is available)
3/12 – Rev. Lynn – Grounded to Take Risks
3/5 – Rev. Paterson – Grounded: Knowing Whose You Are
2/29 – Rev. Paterson – When Faith Meets Life: The Economic Community
2/19 – Rev. Paterson – Conversation with Mary McClusky (no transcript; podcast is available)
2/12 – Rev. Lynn – When Faith Meets Life: The World Community
2/5 – Rev. Paterson – When Faith Meets Life: The Social Community
1/29 – Rev. Paterson – When Faith Meets Life: The Nurturing Community
1/22 – Rev. Paterson – When Faith Meets Life: The Political Community
1/15 – Rev. Paterson – When Faith Meets Life: The Natural World
1/8 – Rev. Paterson – Planted and Watered
1/1 – Rev. Lynn – Liminal Space

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