NextSunday Worship


  • May 31, 2020

    "The Wind That Blew the Walls Down"

    Year A: Day to Pentecost

    Several years ago, a team of six people from our church traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to help rebuild houses and lives torn apart by the tornadoes that left behind a trail of destruction there.  Even though it had been a year since the tornadoes wreaked havoc there, and a lot of clean-up and rebuilding had […]

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  • June 9, 2019

    "Something New"

    Year C - Day of Pentecost

    Do you remember as a kid getting a new pair of sneakers?  Every year in late summer, my mother would take my brothers and me to the department store to fit us for new school clothes and sneakers.  I especially loved getting new red Converse sneakers!  I promise you, when I put them on and […]

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  • January 6, 2019

    "A God with Skin"

    Second Sunday after Christmas Day

    A four-year-old girl was having trouble going to sleep. So, she called to her mother who was trying to go to sleep across the hall, “Mom, I need some apple juice.” “Okay honey,” the mom replied, “but after I bring you this juice, you need to go to sleep.” The mom made her way into […]

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  • April 8, 2018

    "Heart and Soul plus UNITY"

    Year B - Second Sunday of Easter

    The readings for the Second Sunday of Easter seem to stress a common them of unity.  Acts describes early believers as “of one heart and soul.”  But not only heart and soul. The unity was so deep that it involved giving up private ownership of property and holding everything in common.  Their unity for a […]

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  • May 12, 2013

    “Joining Jesus in a Prayer for Unity”

    Year C - Seventh Sunday of Easter

    My friend Tom knows how to laugh.  He has had a lot to laugh (and cry) about in his eighty-nine years.  He also knows how to make an important point with humor.  Several years ago we were driving down a rural road on our way to a funeral.  We passed the Fellowship Baptist Church.  About […]

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