10
Feb
2016

“A Perfect Mess” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - February 7, 2016

No one said that joining together in community was easy! Pastor Andrea explores our community through the lens of Paul's "Body of Christ" verses in I Corinthians 12. 

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1
Feb
2016

“A Conspiracy of Love Seeking Justice” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - January 31, 2016

Luke tells us about Jesus returning to his hometown and receiving a very mixed reception! (Luke 4:21-30) What made the crowds turn against him? In her sermon, Pastor Andrea challenges us to examine the full responsibility of caring for those who are "others" and refugees. 

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25
Jan
2016

“The Power of the Word” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - January 24, 2016

When the People of Israel returned from exile and heard the Word read again, they wept. We, too, are people of the Word, and we must engage with scripture. (Nehemiah 8 selections)

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20
Jan
2016

“…your healing shall spring up quickly” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - January 17, 2016

As we celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., our Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Andrea Ayvazian reflects on her own experience with understanding race and privilege. 

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10
Jan
2016

“And the Word became flesh” - - Rev. Mereschuk - - January 10, 2016

James writes that "faith without works is dead," and many of us agree that our faith ought to motivate us to engage in the needs of this world. When it comes to social justice causes, do we engage in an argument about the need for both advocacy and action? 

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3
Jan
2016

“Adam I and Adam II” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - January 3, 2016

To start of this New Year, Pastor Andrea urges us to consider the different virtues and attributes within us, utilizing a comparison of the "two Adams" portrayed in the two Genesis Creation narratives. 

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27
Dec
2015

“Bless you for the good that’s in you” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - December 27, 2015

On this Sunday between Christmas Day, New Years, and Epiphany, Rev. Dr. Andrea Ayvazian encourages us to "clothe ourselves" with love (Colossians 3) in the coming year. 

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22
Dec
2015

“On the day you were born” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - December 20, 2015

On this Fourth Sunday of Advent, Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Andrea Ayvazian calls us to consider our births, remembering Mary's Song of Praise and her cousin Elizabeth's prophecy. 

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7
Dec
2015

“We Three Kings of Orient Aren’t” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - December 6, 2015

We cherish our Christmas carols - - but how accurately do they describe the birth of Christ? Rev. Dr. Andrea Ayvazian reflects on how we can both sing the beloved carols and acknowledge the historical reality of Jesus's birth in her sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent. 

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30
Nov
2015

“A Small Boat for Wide Seas” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - November 29, 2015

For this First Sunday of Advent, Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Andrea Ayvazian shares a message of unique courage and bold faith, urging us to consider this time of watchful waiting as an opportunity to reorient ourselves toward God (Jeremiah 33:14-16).

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