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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...

The Way Home

THE WAY HOME Mark 10:46-52 The Rev. Helen Havlik 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time October 28, 2018 We know from the Gospels that Jesus trained disciples to carry on his ministry after he was gone. We also know that wasn’t easy. They know Jesus stands in the tradition of...

A NEW WAY

A NEW WAY Mark 10:35-45 The Rev. Helen Havlik 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time October 14, 2018 The gospels tell us that one of Jesus’ primary goals is to train a core group of disciples to carry on the ministry after he’s gone—and each generation of believers since then...