Sermons Archive

The Dry Tree Debacle

Category: Christmas, Jesus, Spritual Growth / Speaker: Pastor Mark
December 14, 2018

A dried-up Christmas tree inspired Pastor Mark’s sermon on the presence of God in our lives. It seems like a real stretch, but somehow he makes it work.

Advent and Apocalyptic Fear
One Thing for Christmas
How Many Apples in A Seed?
Vision for A Peaceable Future

Category: Compassion, Diversity, faith, Jesus, social issues / Speaker: Pastor Mark
October 30, 2018

Pastor Mark’s sermon on this day of the Fall Congregational meeting celebrates how the church may provide a vision of peace in the face of terrible events driven by hate.

Joy of ONA–Pride Sunday

Category: Jesus, social issues, Spritual Growth / Speaker: Pastor Mark
June 09, 2018

Pastor Mark spoke about the joy of God’s spirit as shown through our congregation’s Open and Affirming stance for Pride Sunday.

Sensible Gun Safety and God’s Reign

Category: social issues / Speaker: Pastor Mark
May 25, 2018

As part of his “Hot Button” sermon series Pastor Mark reviews the Christian emphasis on peace and non-violence as a beginning point for developing safe gun policies for our country.

Open Commensality

Category: Agape Meal, Communion, Diversity / Speaker: Pastor Mark
May 16, 2018

For this Agape Meal Sunday Pastor Mark shared a short sermon on Jesus practice of eating with all kinds of people. This Open Commensality may inspire us to work for the value of diversity in...