The Language of the Wounds, April 8, 2018

The Language of the Wounds, April 8, 2018 Click here for audio         John 20:19-31 Pastor Donna R. Buell Imagine for a moment the scene that John has painted for us in today’s gospel reading. The disciples are gathered in Jerusalem behind locked doors. There are heavy…

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Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018

Easter Sunday 2018 Easter Moments Click here for audio     Luke 24:13-35 Pastor Marty Raths Last week I talked about the image of the road, and especially the road that Jesus took to the cross. I talked about how that road appeared to be a dead end road at…

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Easter Sunrise Service, April 1, 2018

Easter Sunrise Service, April 1, 2018 The Dawn of Eastered Light       Luke 23:50-24:12 Pastor Donna Buell   I invite you to spend a few moments looking at the palm cross that was on your chair as you arrived this morning. Spend some time focusing on that simple…

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Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service, March 29, 2018

Maundy Thursday – Tenebrae Service Meditation Click here for audio       Luke 22:39-23:49 Pastor Donna Buell This evening we are gathered beneath the cross of Jesus to hear once again the painful story of betrayal and denial, rejection and abandonment, suffering and death.  No one especially wants to…

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Landscapes of Our Faith: The Road

Palm Sunday 2018 Spiritual Geography:  The Landscape of our Faith: The Road Click here for audio     Philippians 2:1-8, Luke 19:29-40           Pastor Marty Raths Landscapes of Our Faith: The Road During Lent we have been visiting places of geographical importance in the scriptures, and we…

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The Garden – March 18, 2018

Fifth Sunday of Lent, 2018 Spiritual Geography:  The Landscape of our Faith The Garden                     Click here for audio     Ephesians 3:14-21, Luke 10:25-28 Pastor Donna Buell This morning we continue our series on Spiritual Geography: the landscape of our faith,…

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The Sea, March 11, 2018

Fourth Sunday of Lent, 2018 Spiritual Geography:  The Landscape of our Faith The Sea                     Click here for audio     Luke 8:22-25, Jonah 2:1-10 Pastor Donna Buell During the summer of 2001 Marty and I had the opportunity to take a…

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The Vineyard, March 4, 2018

Third Sunday of Lent, 2018 Spiritual Geography:  The Landscape of our Faith The Vineyard                     Click here for audio     John 15:1-11 Pastor Marty Raths During Lent we are looking at the importance of geographical place, and how certain places have…

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The Mountain, February 25, 2018

Second Sunday of Lent, 2018 Spiritual Geography:  The Landscape of our Faith The Mountain                     Click here for audio Micah 4:1-4, Luke 22:39-46 Pastor Marty Raths     Last Sunday Donna introduced us to our theme for Lent:  Spiritual Geography:  The Landscapes…

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The Desert, February 18, 2018

First Sunday of Lent, 2018 Spiritual Geography:  The Landscape of our Faith The Desert                      Audio available   Psalm 130, Luke 4:1-12 Pastor Donna Buell In her best-selling book Dakota: A Spiritual Geography, Kathleen Norris described moving from an apartment in…

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