The Best Breakfast

April 18, 2021 "The Best Breakfast" - Sharon Gould ScriptureGospel Reading Part 1: John 21:1-14 After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way.  Gathered there together were Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of ...
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Living Proof

April 11, 2021 "Bum Rap" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureGospel Lesson: John 20:19-31 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.”  After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side....
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Good Friday Message

April 2, 2021 "Good Friday Message" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureMark 15:16-20 Then the soldiers led him into the courtyard of the palace (that is, the governor’s headquarters); and they called together the whole cohort.  And they clothed him in a purple cloak; and after twisting some thorns into a crown, they put it on him.  And they began s...
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The Napkin Is Still Folded

April 4, 2021 "The Napkin Is Still Folded" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureJohn 20:1-18 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken the Lo...
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Great Expectations!

March 28, 2021 "Great Expectations" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureLuke 19:29-40 When he had come near Bethphage and Bethany, at the place called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of the disciples,  saying, “Go into the village ahead of you, and as you enter it you will find tied there a colt that has never been ridden. Untie it and bring it here. &n...
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Torture of a King

March 21, 2021 "Torture of a King" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureOld Testament Lesson: Isaiah 50:5-11 The Lord God has opened my ear, and I was not rebellious,  I did not turn backward.  I gave my back to those who struck me, and my cheeks to those who pulled out the beard I did not hide my face from insult and spitting. The Lord God&nbsp...
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Why Barabbas?

March 14, 2021 "Why Barabbas?" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureMark 15:1-15 As soon as it was morning, the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council. They bound Jesus, led him away, and handed him over to Pilate.  Pilate asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” He answered him, “You say so.”  Then the ...
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A Crowd of One

March 7, 2021 "A Crowd of One"-Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureMark 14:53-72 They took Jesus to the high priest; and all the chief priests, the elders, and the scribes were assembled.  Peter had followed him at a distance, right into the courtyard of the high priest; and he was sitting with the guards, warming himself at the fire.  Now the chief p...
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While the Disciples Slept

February 28, 2021 "While the Disciples Slept" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureGospel Lesson: Mark 14:26, 32-50 When they had sung the hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. They went to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.” He took with him Peter and James and John, and began to be distressed and agitated.&nb...
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That Special Night

February 21, 2021 "That Special Night" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureGospel Lesson: Mark 14:21-31 For the Son of Man goes as it is written of him, but woe to that one by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been better for that one not to have been born.” While they were eating, he took a loaf of bread, and after blessing it he broke it, gave it to them...
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