An Experiment in Vocation, September 15, 2017

The Acts of the Apostles THE EXPERIMENTAL CHURCH:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Vocation”       Click here for audio       Pastor Donna Buell Acts 9:19-31 I have a vivid memory of sitting in my 4th grade Sunday school class.  We must have been learning about…

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An Experiment in Forbearance, October 8, 2017

The Acts of the Apostles THE EXPERIMENTAL CHURCH:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Forbearance”       Click here for audio       Pastor Marty Raths Acts 9:1-19                   This fall we are making our way through the Acts of the Apostles, and it is really a remarkable story.…

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An Experiment in Evangelism, October 1, 2017

The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Evangelism”        Click here for audio   Pastor Marty Raths Acts 8:26-39                   This fall we are making our way through the Acts of the Apostles. We have talked about how Acts and the…

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The Church: What and Who, September 24, 2017

Fall 2017 The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “The Church:  What and Who”         Click here for audio     Guest Preacher: Retired Pastor Walt Flesner Isaiah 61:1-3, Luke 9:1-6, Acts 4:23-31 sermon notes At a wedding ceremony, the pastor said that…

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An Experiment in Shared Leadership, September 17, 2017

Fall 2017 The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Shared Leadership”         Click here for audio     Pastors Donna Buell Acts 6:1-7 This fall we are exploring selected passages from The Acts of the Apostles in a sermon series we…

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The Experimental Church, September 10, 2017

Fall 2017 The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “The Experimental Church”           Click here for audio     Pastors Donna Buell and Marty Raths Acts 2:1-8, 37-39, 41-47 In June, during his Episcopal Address to the Minnesota Annual Conference, Bishop Bruce…

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Melt Me, Mold Me, Fill Me, Use Me, September 3, 2017

Summer 2017 Lyrical Living:  Words to Live By   “Melt Me, Mold Me, Fill Me, Use Me”            Click herefor audio   Pastor Donna Buell Jeremiah 18:1-6, John 4:34 I’ve heard it said that “For every situation there is a suitable line from a song.”  In a…

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The Experimental Church: Powered By the Spirit

  For the first followers of Jesus, being the church was an altogether new experience, and in the book of Acts we see those early followers “experimenting” with what it means to be the church.  In many ways the church of Jesus Christ is in a similar experimental time, and…

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Come Let Us Sing Together, August 27, 2017

Summer 2017 Lyrical Living:  Words to Live By   “Come Let Us Sing Together”                 Click here for audio     Abigail Ozanne Psalm 137:1-6, Isaiah 52:7-10, John 14:23-27 “There are about 5,400 animal species that make complex, intentional, repeatable, musical vocalizations.  That is, there are about 5,400 species that sing. …

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How Can I Keep from Singing, August 20, 2017

Summer 2017 Lyrical Living:  Words to Live By   “Since Love is Lord of Heaven and Earth– How Can I Keep from Singing?”            Click here for audio   Pastor Donna Buell Psalm 63:1-8, Philippians 4:10-14   I feel blessed to have been given the gift of…

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