Each week you’ll find the audio from the worship service.
Readings and Psalm: Isaiah 43: 15-19 The prophet declares that long ago the Lord performed mighty deeds and delivered Israel from Egyptian bondage through the waters of the sea. Now, the Lord is about to do a new thing, bringing the exiles out of Babylon and through the wilderness in a new exodus. John 4: […]
**No Sermon Recorded Today** Readings and Psalm Acts 2:14, 32-39 Today’s reading is the conclusion of Peter’s sermon preached following the giving of the Holy Spirit to the apostles on the day of Pentecost. The center of his preaching is the bold declaration that God has made the crucified Jesus both Lord and Christ. Micah […]
READINGS: 1 Kings 19: 11-13 After great cataclysmic events, Elijah hears God in the silence. Luke 5: 1-10 Jesus’ teaching of God’s word has begun to draw great crowds. For Simon, James, and John, Jesus’ teaching inspires hospitality, then obedience, and then risk. After Jesus’ creative power is revealed, fear and amazement lead these […]
Introduction & Readings: Isaiah 60: 1-5a Jerusalem is assured that nations will make a pilgrimage to her, because the light of God’s presence is in her midst. The bountiful food of the sea and the profits of international trade will come streaming to Jerusalem and thereby declare God’s praise. Acts 9: 1-19 Three times the […]
Introduction Today’s image of how the risen Christ shares his life with us is the image of the vine. Christ the vine and we the branches are alive in each other, in the mystery of mutual abiding that we read of in the gospel and the first letter of John. Baptism makes us a part […]