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Six Stone Jars

SIX STONE JARS John 2:1-11     –     The Rev. Helen Havlik 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time     –     January 20, 2019 The word epiphany means “revelation” or “manifestation” or “showing forth.”  It’s when an answer to a question suddenly comes to us and a...

Fire & Water

FIRE & WATER Isaiah 43:1-7   –   Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 The Rev. Helen Havlik   –   Baptism of the Lord January 13, 2019 Each year the Sundays following Epiphany are a time for us to think about how God is known to us in Jesus Christ what that means as...

STAR FIRE

STAR FIRE Matthew 2:1-12   –   The Rev. Helen Havlik Epiphany   –   January 6, 2019 Christians set aside January 6—what we call Epiphany—to celebrate the Christ child’s revelation to the Magi or wise men. The Magi, representing all the people of the world,...

THE PLACES OF CHRISTMAS: UNLIKELY PEOPLE

THE PLACES OF CHRISTMAS: UNLIKELY PEOPLE I Samuel 16:6-13   –   Luke 2:1-7 The Rev. Helen Havlik Advent 4   –   December 23, 2018 This year during Advent we’ve been looking at the places of Christmas. These places are more than our personal roots and...

THE PLACES OF CHRISTMAS: A PLACE TO CALL HOME

THE PLACES OF CHRISTMAS: A PLACE TO CALL HOME I Kings 8:1-12     –     Hebrews 10:19-25 The Rev. Helen Havlik Advent 3      –     December 16, 2018 Advent is our four-week countdown to Christmas where get ready for the coming of Christ into the world. This...

THE PLACES OF CHRISTMAS: DISPLACED

THE PLACES OF CHRISTMAS: DISPLACED Genesis 2:4b-17; 3:1-7, 22-24 The Rev. Helen Havlik Advent 1 December 2, 2018 Advent is our four-week countdown to Christmas where get ready for the coming of Christ into the world and it begins today. This year we’re looking at the...

THE WAY OF FAITHFULNESS

THE WAY OF FAITHFULNESS Mark 13:1-8 The Rev. Helen Havlik 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time November 18, 2018 When Jesus called his first disciples, he began a “building project” that continues to this day. Starting with that group of 12, in every generation he pulls...

The Way of Giving

Mark 12:38-44 The Rev. Helen Havlik 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time November 11, 2018 When Jesus called his disciples, he had in mind a community of believers working together to share the good news of God’s love and forgiveness. Working together requires certain things...

THE WAY OF LOVE

THE WAY OF LOVE Mark 12:28-34 The Rev. Helen Havlik 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time November 4, 2018 (preached by the Rev. Linda Rubingh, pulpit supply) When Jesus called his disciples, he had in mind a community of believers working together to share the good news of...