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Sermons by Melanie Horbert (Page 4)

Let’s Get Metaphysical

In today’s sermon, Jeff Pratt explores the cosmos that God so loves. Humans have had many different theories about the universe, from an earth centered universe to the Big Bang Theory, which Jeff calls the “Big Fizz.” Imagine the universe beginning more like the fizz of opening a soda can than like the bang of…

How To Bridge the Chasm Between Heaven and Hell

Welcome and Announcements Prelude Music – Jean Herrera Lighting of the Peace Candle – Melanie and Jessica All: We pray for peace, In our hearts, In our homes, In our nations, And in our worlds. Scripture: Amos 6:1a, 4-7, Luke 16:19-31 Call to Worship – Luke and Raleen Raleen: All are welcome in this place. Luke/All: We are a community that welcomes…

Healing on the Sabbath

Welcome and Announcements – Adam Ericksen Prelude – Jean Herrera Lighting of the Peace Candle – Jessica Gonzalez and Melanie Horbert All: We pray for peace in our hearts, in our homes, in our communities, in our nations, and in our worlds. Scripture Readings – Luke 13:10-17 Call to Worship – Heather Heath and Larry Kirk One: We come from many different…

Recognizing God

Today we discuss the story of the Jesus resurrected – Jesus on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35). The disciples say they had hoped Jesus would be the one to save them, but after the religious and political powers killed him, their hope was gone. Despair. Grief. Sadness. We had hoped. Do you feel that?…

Finding a New Way

Print Bulletin Today we will talk about feeling broken. Are you feeling broken right now? You are not alone. There’s a lot that is breaking many of us: -Family dynamics -Economic insecurity -Grief over a lost relationship -Political turmoil -Religious bigotry -Unemployment -Stagnant wages -Wars and rumors of war. If you are feeling broken, please remember this quote from @trentshelton: Broken crayons.Still…