Sermons on 1 Corinthians

All Are Needed

Rev Erin Moore, All are Needed, 1 Cor 12:12-32 Growing up my grandmother’s freezer was always filled to the max. You name it, it was probably in her freezer – frozen meals, leftovers, veggies, ice cream and other frozen desserts. So full, that when you opened it you always needed to be prepared, for chances were good something would fall or, at…

In God’s Love

If you have ever received an email or a card from me, you have seen my signature is always the same – In God’s Love, Pastor Monica.  For over two decades, I have used my same blessing as I closed out letters and emails, cards, and notes, in God’s Love.  In fact, I have been so consistent that recently an internet scammer…

A Dance for Three?

If you have ever seen a toddler take the first wobbly steps, you have seen dance.  A child begins to lift one foot at a hesitant time, and parents and caregivers watch as close as can be without touching, arms outstretched, willing, and loving the sweet little one into picking up the next foot.  And repeat.  The dance speeds up as the…

God Gives the Growth

For the last five weeks, we have been traveling with Paul in the first three chapters of the first letter to the Corinthians, where he called the people to remember they belonged first to Christ. Every action that followed came from a knowledge of belonging together to Christ. We, together, belong to Christ. Together, we lack nothing. We align on the person…

Show Me State

Do you know the story of state nicknames? What is Pennsylvania called? The Keystone State. Do you know why? Keystones are the crucial center stone in the arch that holds together the other rocks. Pennsylvania, in the middle colonies, held a key position geographically, economically, and politically in the original thirteen colonies.(1) Another state nickname that has always fascinated me is Missouri.…

Aligned

AlignedIt’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Longtime tenants finally move out of prime real estate. Jackpot! It is the natural moment for transition and possibility. What comes next? Prospects can be the most exciting moment for any organization or institution. And the most telling. One group posits the smartest financial investment would be a luxury hotel with its proximity to tourist destinations.…

You are not lacking

Meditations For Your Week                                         Sunday, February 2 ~ Saturday, February 8, 2020 Sunday: “Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, by the will of God, and our brother, Sosthenes.” 1 Corinthians 1:1.  Pray for the Holy Spirit who is calling new followers of Jesus.  Paul followed Jesus, by the will of God.  May God’s way be known.     Monday: “To…