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“Be Brave Like Mary”, Rev Dr Kent King-Nobles, December 1, 2019

This weekend we kick off the season of Advent.  Advent means “arrival” or “coming.”  Advent begins 4 weeks before Christmas.  Centuries ago, our ancestors discovered that we need a season to prepare and anticipate, if we are going to realize the deep (MORE)

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Rev Kathy King-Nobles, November 24, 2019

Look at a map of our country during the Civil War and it looks strangely similar to our country today. Though the lines are drawn around different states, there are nonetheless “lines” that keep us divided still. Today, we’re not on the (MORE)

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“What is Generosity”, Rev Dr Kent King-Nobles, November 17, 2019

As you can probably tell from this message (video link) we will celebrate Consecration this weekend in all 3 worship services. This should be a fun and meaningful weekend. (MORE)

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“Defined by Generosity”, Rev Kim Burke, November 10, 2019

As we continue our sermon series on Enough, this week we will focus on where generosity fits in our lives. Winston Churchill is quoted as saying, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by (MORE)

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Luke 19:1-10, Rev Kathy King-Nobles, November 3, 2019

 The beloved children’s song “Zacchaeus Was a Wee Little Man” tells the story of a cruel tax-collector-turned-follower of Jesus. Something got a hold of Zacchaeus and when Jesus was coming through town that day, Zacchaeus desperately wanted to see him. (MORE)   

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“Cultivating Contentment”, Rev Dr Kent King-Nobles, October 27, 2019

Do you feel a deep sense of contentment in your life?   Do you ever feel restless? What leads to contentment? There is an old song by the rock group U2, “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.” This song still (MORE)

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“Wisdom and Finance”, Rev Dr Kent King-Nobles, October 20, 2019

Do you have enough? Are you enough? Do you ever feel like you are not “good enough?” What is enough? (MORE)

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“When Dreams Become Nightmares”, Rev Kathy King-Nobles, October 13, 2019

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“Religious Affections”, Rev Dr James Bortell, October 6, 2019

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William Kreeb, former director of Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House, Ginger McKee, Director of Advancement at Cunningham Children’s Home, September 29, 2019

This weekend we will be celebrating 150 years of United Methodist Women and their ministries that literally spread around the world. For the 9:30 service, we’re pleased to welcome representatives from 2 of our United Methodist Children’s agencies: (MORE)

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“Deep Green Gospel”, Rev Cappel (Province IV Environmental Network Coordinator) from The Center for Religion and Environment of the University of the South, September 22, 2019

There is a lot going on this weekend. Our Margaret Parrett Endowment for Religion, Culture and the Arts is hosting a series of events called:  DEEP GREEN FAITH: HEALING OUR SPIRITUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH NATURE Here is a quick rundown of some of (MORE)

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“Blue Zones: Plant Slant”, Rev Kathy King-Nobles, September 15,2019

Our kids would all agree. When there’s a problem to be solved, an illness to recover from, or a task to be undertaken, I’ll almost always ask, “Did you drink enough water?” They usually don’t even wait for me now – they’ll (MORE)

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“Blue Zones: Worship Matters”, Rev Dr Kent King-Nobles, September 8, 2019

This week we continue our series on “Blue Zones.” We are trying to learn how to put more health and happiness into our years. Last weekend we looked at 1) the importance of having a clear purpose; and 2) the need for (MORE)

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Rev Kathy King-Nobles, July 28, 2019

In the book of Proverbs, so many of the verses of wisdom have to do with our “tongue”. What we say; how we say it; and what is the intent behind our words. This week-end in worship, our scriptures will remind us (MORE)

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