Sermons and Messages

Every week our ministers and guest speakers wrestle with important issues of life and death, faith, hope, and love.  Listen or watch one of our messages.  Then reach out to us and let us know what you think.

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Upcoming Sermons, Services, and Talks

This Sunday 


10:30 a.m. Traditional & 11:30 a.m. Humanist

Gratitude That Grows

Minister David Ruffin

When I was a kid, my mother always made me hand write thank you notes for any gift I received. It was, my mother taught me, simply the right thing to do. ...UGH! I confess, the practice did not become a true habit of my adulthood. It seemed an onerous obligation, when I could express genuine thanks in person in the moment, or by email, or facebook or text. And, in truth, I wanted to look ahead to the next gift life had in store for me... What I hadn’t realized was the radical power we connect with when we express our gratitude intentionally, personally and creatively. Gratitude as a noun is a good thing, but as an active verb, gratitude grows exponentially. Thanks-giving is life-giving, in every direction.
If we truly let our gratitude flow, and grow, this holiday season what greater gifts might we each and all receive?


11:30 a.m. Contemporary

The Thankful Life

Rev. Marlin Lavanhar

It’s wonderful to have a holiday when we can be reminded about how thankful we are for all that we have. Yet a life of thankfulness, biblically speaking, is one that discovers blessings even in the difficult obstacles of life. Let’s get clear about what it takes to live a thankful life everyday of the year.

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