A Healed World

by Jeff Krehbiel, December 4 2016

Our hearts may not be feeling very open, or charitable, or forgiving right now. I’m not sure mine is. Thank God it’s not up to me. … Read Full Transcript

Transition Team

by Jeff Krehbiel, November 27 2016

We know what it means to be lulled to sleep. In fact, right now there seems to be many people that are encouraging us to look the other way, to get back to normal, to go with life as before, to immerse ourselves in the usual Christmas preoccupation with our holiday dinner menus and our Christmas shopping list as if nothing is going on around us that we need to be concerned with. … Read Full Transcript

Rebuilding the Church

by Jeff Krehbiel, November 13 2016

The church is called, in its life together, to live out the values of the gospel, to bear witness to the way of Jesus in its common life, to be a community of alternative values and practices even in the midst of a hostile world. As a part of that witness, the church is called to stand, in season and out of season, even at the risk of its own life, on the side of those who are most vulnerable.… Read Full Transcript

Lift Up Your Eyes

by Jeff Krehbiel, October 23 2016

If we think of ourselves as superior to the Pharisee, we have ironically missed Jesus’ entire point. We don’t have to go up the down escalator. We don’t have to earn our way to God. We don’t have to give our way to the center. God loves us, and Jesus welcomes us, just as we are, in all our imperfections, in all our brokenness, whether we are a tax collector or a Pharisee. When we recognize that, all of a sudden we realize that God has already come to us. … Read Full Transcript

Grieving Prayer

by Jeff Krehbiel, October 16 2016

Angry people are grieving people. That’s exactly what we have been watching over these past two years in the protests that have sprung up around the country over the killing of people of color at the hands of police– grief and anger all mixed up together that bubbles up into action. … Read Full Transcript

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    11:00 am The Sanctuary

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