Sermons by Rev. Laura Berg

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May 14, 2017 – The Living Stones


Sermon: Living Stones Scripture: 1 Peter 2:2-10 Those who follow Christ suffer rejection, yet are chosen and precious living stones of the “spiritual household” of God (Christ’s Church) whose cornerstone is the risen, crucified Christ. Each living stone belongs and has great purpose in the whole family of God. Together, we reflect Christ, God’s mighty […]

December 25 – Giving God Elbow Room


Sermon: Giving God Elbow Room At the heart of Christianity is Divine Love who is incarnational. The gift of God’s Spirit in Christ is the same gift in us today. If we proclaim “God is with us” then wherever we find ourselves, and whatever we find ourselves in, is where God chooses to reside. If […]

July 3, 2016 – Christ’s Open Invitation: R.S.V.P. in Love


Communion Sermon: Christ’s Open Invitation: R.S.V.P. in Love In Luke’s gospel, Jesus’ mission to proclaim good news to the poor is realized in the restoration of relationships with God and a new community by the power of God’s unconditional love and grace. Jesus’ message of forgiveness, as understood by Luke, offers a new and radical […]

April 3: “Their Eyes Were Opened”


“Their Eyes Were Opened”: Christ Made Known through Word and Table Fellowship Like these two disciples, we come together in our brokenness before God, listen to God’s word, and recognize Jesus our Savior in the breaking of the bread. Will not our hearts burn within us? Scripture: Luke 24:13-35

Surprised by Hope and the Unexpected


Rev. Laura Berg SCRIPTURE: Luke 2:22-40 Waiting patiently and expectantly for God’s plan to redeem Israel, Simeon and Anna, mature and steadfast in their faith, are inspired by the Spirit to bear witness to the One whose saving grace would extend far beyond their expectations. What are we waiting for? How shall we seek Him?