Written Sermons

December 10, 2018

Advent Companions: King Herod

Matthew 2:10-18 by Daniel Harrell We’re having a little trouble finding a kid to play King Herod in the Christmas play. And I’m also sure nobody drew the King Herod […]
December 3, 2018

Advent Companions: Elizabeth & Zechariah

Luke 1:68-79 by Daniel Harrell Today’s the first Sunday of Advent and a new church year—a big day as far as church seasons go. This is why we’re wearing purple, […]
November 26, 2018

Cultivate & Cross

Matthew 13:1-23 by Daniel Harrell This is a depiction of Jesus’ parable of the sower. Many of you will recognize it from the St John’s Bible. The sower looks like […]
November 18, 2018

Do Good for Christ’s Sake

Luke 19:1-10 by Daniel Harrell We’ve finally arrived at the last sermon on our Five Core Values as a church—ten sermons on five verbs discerned from a year of dedicated […]
October 30, 2018

Immerse in Sacred Spaces & Rhythms

Exodus 13:3; 14-17; 14:10-14 by Daniel Harrell This is the seventh sermon on our Five Core Values, five verbs discerned from a year of dedicated listening and prayer and seeking […]
October 22, 2018

Wrestle with the Tensions in God’s Word & World

Acts 10:9-22 by Daniel Harrell We’re walking through our core values this fall, five verbs from the Bible, all discerned through prayer and ReForming reflection which together encapsulate our congregational […]
September 24, 2018

Risk Together the Messy Path of Faith

Ruth 1:11-22 by Daniel Harrell We’re breathing our core values this fall—five verbs that speak to who we are as a congregation: welcome, risk, wrestle, immerse and do good. These […]
September 18, 2018

Welcome Beloved (Take 1)

Luke 10:25-37 by Daniel Harrell If you were in church last Sunday, you tasted the good fruit of our ReForming work as a church. Twelve months spent trusting the Spirit […]
August 26, 2018

Church Mother Letter T: Teresa of Avila

James 1:1-8 by Daniel Harrell I imagine it must have been tough growing up with Jesus as your older brother. First you’d have to listen to your mother tell that […]
August 20, 2018

Church Fathers Letter T: Tertullian

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 by Daniel Harrell We’re just back from our annual visit to New England, full from time spent with family, good friends, oceans and mountains and many pounds […]