Sermon : ‘Tomorrow, Today’

 December 2, 2018   Doug Norris It’s all about to get nice, soon, isn’t it?  This beautiful season.  There is a prophetic tableau of this coming niceness in the big window of the Bay store downtown.  We’ve seen  these for years – little mechanical figures, the...

Sermon: ‘Truth’ Leadership

November 25, 2018, Rev. Karen J. Bowles  2 Samuel 23:1-5 John 18:33-37 Christ the King Sunday I’m beginning to think that kids today are smarter than those of my generation.  But I guess every generation feels that way.  I remember my father scratching his head when...

Sermons : To Bless the Space Between Us

A set of reflections by, Kristin, Karen, and Doug, on the practice of greeting one another with a blessing of peace.  The audio recordings are here in sequence, and printed text to follow .   Karen Bowles : The Passing of the Peace is a part of liturgy that has...

Sermon : ‘Perfect. Never Less’

Doug Norris – October 28, 2018 First let me take a moment to rattle on a bit about the socio-political situation of the Jesus movement in relation to Late Second Temple Judaism – because I know you all woke up this morning wondering about this…  You’ve...

Sermon : Smart Enough to Not Know

   October 21, 2018       Doug Norris     (Mark 10 :35-45) So let me make an introduction for you.  James and John.  You’ve just met them in the story here, and I’m going to see, over  the next few minutes, if something about their story has something to say about our...