24
Mar
2014

“Missing the Point” - - Rev. Mereschuk - - March 23, 2014

How often do we "miss the point" and respond out of our misunderstandings? Associate Pastor Rev. Chris Mereschuk explores the story of the Samaritan Woman at the well, and her initial response to Jesus's offer for "Living Water." (John 4:5-42)

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17
Mar
2014

“I Wanna See You Be Brave” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - March 16, 2014

Inspired by the song, "Brave" by Sarah Bareilles, Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Andrea Ayvazian reflects on the story of Nicodemus "coming out" as a disciple of Christ (John 3:1-17)

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10
Mar
2014

“What DisConnects Us?” - - Rev. Mereschuk - - Ash Wednesday 2014

If we think of sin as something that "separates" us from God, ourselves, others, and Creation - - what sins can we identify within ourselves? Not the externally designated label of sinner forced upon us by others, but the disconnections inside of ourselves that forces a wedge. (Isaiah 58:1-12)

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10
Mar
2014

“The Seduction of Sameness” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - March 9, 2014

Do you tell yourself every Lent that "this year will be different?" What is clogging and cluttering your life? Is it the "seduction of sameness" that blocks us from making lasting changes? (Matthew 4:1-11)

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3
Mar
2014

“The Next Great Awakening” - - Dr. Diana Butler Bass - - March 2, 2014

*Special Podcast Edition*

On Sunday, March 2, 2014, we joined in worship with five area congregations for an ecumenical service at First Churches Northampton. Renowned author and speaker Dr. Diana Butler Bass delivered a history-rich, inspiration-filled sermon on the Transfiguration and what she sees as our own period of "Awakening." (Matthew 17:1-19)
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