Sermons from 2018 (Page 5)

DO Go Back

A big game! Long time rivals! Excitement building on both sides! I could be describing the anticipation of tonight’s game… but I have another in mind.  It was September 23rd, 2000 in Ohio.   With Penn State  lined up against Ohio State, the Big Ten rivalry continued.  It was the fifth game of the season for the Nittany Lions.  However, with less than…

DO Follow

This month, we have been walking with Jesus in the Gospel of Mark. Pastor Shirley reminded us of the gift of our baptism as beloved of God, called to care for others. Last week, Pastor Kevin invited us to not just follow Jesus, but to go with Jesus in catching others in the act of fishing. Quickly, we have moved from baptism…

“Remember Your Baptism”

WGUMC     Remember Your Baptism   January 14, 2018     A kindergarten teacher gave her class a show and tell assignment of bringing something that represents their religion. The first child got in front of the class and said “My name is Benjamin and I am Jewish and this is the Star of David. The second child…

DO: One Word

For the wise ones, it began with a hunch. The Magi had been studying the stars and surveying the skies and working the astrology and waiting for what was coming. Their preparation came ahead of the great story. Epiphany, the season of brilliant manifestation and aha! and revelation came first with showing up in ordinary…