Listen to the sermon from Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 titled “Garden Variety Jesus” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. Easter begins in a cemetery.  As David Garland suggests, “Graveyards remind us of the brevity of life.”  Death is a process always at work among us.  Not only do we wrestle with mortal bodies which age […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, March 26, 2017 titled “Seeing Eye God” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. “Lights out!” announced some adult.  I was nine years old.  The first night of my first church camp.  Thrilled and terrified by the strange arrangement of the rustic bunkhouse reminiscent of the World War II concentration camps […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, March 5, 2017 titled “Let Go” by Rev. Stephanie Cooper.   One day in the 5th grade, our teacher Ms. Painter at Highland Heights Elementary School stood in front of the class and told us that we were going to write letters that day.  She said that we were […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, February 26, 2017 titled “Mountains and Valleys” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. What is it about mountains? In every culture they’re imbued with a sacred aura. We love to see them in the distance. We’re drawn to be near them. We’re compelled to climb them. Is there anybody here has […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, February 19, 2017 titled “Continuing Creation” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune.   Who made you? And everybody else? And why?  Who made the world?  And everything in it?  And why?  Pay close attention.  The answers follow in a minute.  There will be a test. Even though they weren’t the […]

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