Here’s a selection of favorite and recent sermons given by our pastor, Rev. Rebecca Page Lesley. To listen, click the play button (the green triangle in a circle) under the message you’d like to hear.

 

April 23, 2017, No sermon available

 

April 16, 2017, (Easter) “Go and Tell” (Scripture readings: Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 28:1-10)

 

 

April 9, 2017, No sermon available

 

April 2, 2017, “Risen” (Scripture readings: Ezekiel 37:1-14; John 11:1-45)

 

 

March 26, 2017, “Blind” (Scripture readings: 1 Samuel 16:1-13; John 9:1-41)

 

 

March 19, 2017, “Thirst” (Scripture readings: Exodus 17:1-7; John 4:5-42)

 

 

March 12, 2017, No sermon available

 

March 5, 2017, “Temptation” (Scripture readings: Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7; Matthew 4:1-11)

 

 

February 26, 2017, “Can You Keep a Secret?” (Scripture readings: Exodus 24:12-18; Matthew 17:1-9)

 

 

February 19, 2017, “Love is the Law” (Scripture readings: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18; Matthew 5:38-48)

 

 

February 12, 2017, “You Have Heard it Said” (Scripture readings: 1 Corinthians 3:1-9; Matthew 5:21-37)

 

 

February 5, 2017, “Salt & Light” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 58:1-12; Matthew 5:13-20

 

 

January 29, 2017 (No sermon available)

 

January 22, 2017, “A Fish Tale” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 9:1-4; Matthew 4:12-23)

 

 

January 15, 2017, “What Are You Looking For?” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 49:1-7; John 1:29-51)

 

 

December 18, 2016, “How?” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 7:10-16; Matthew 1:18-25)

 

 

December 11, 2016 (Advent 3: No Sermon available)

 

December 4, 2016, “Who?” (Advent 2 Scripture readings: Isaiah 11:1-10; Matthew 3:1-12)

 

 

November 27, 2016, “When?” (Advent 1 Scripture readings: Isaiah 2:1-5; Matthew 24:36-44)

 

 

November 13, 2016, “The Time is Near” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 65:17-25; Luke 21:5-19)

 

 

November 6, 2016, “For All the Saints” (Scripture readings: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17; Luke 20:27-38)

 

 

October 30, 2016, “The Guest of a Sinner” (Scripture readings: 2 Thess. 1:1-4, 11-12; Luke 19:1-10)

 

 

September 4, 2016, “It’s Just Dirt” (Scripture readings: Jeremiah 18:1-11; Luke 14:25-33)

 

 

August 28, 2016, “The Recidivism Rate of the Children of God” (Scripture readings: Jeremiah 2:4-13; Luke 14:1, 7-14)

 

 

August 21, 2016, “Both/And” (Scripture readings: Jeremiah 1:4-10; Luke 13:10-17)

 

 

August 14, 2016, “A Nasty Break-Up” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 5:1-7; Luke 12:49-56)

 

 

August 7, 2016 (no sermon available)

 

July 31, 2016 (no sermon available)

 

July 24, 2016 (no sermon available)

 

July 17, 2016, “The Days Are Surely Coming” (Scripture readings: Amos 8:1-12; Luke 10:38-42)

 

 

July 10, 2016, “Hard of Hearing” (Scripture readings: Amos 7:7-17; Luke 10:25-37)

 

 

July 3, 2016, “The Easy Way Out” (Scripture readings: 2 Kings 5:1-14; Luke 10:1-11, 16-20)

 

 

June 26, 2016, “Double Take” (Scripture readings: 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14; Luke 9:51-62)

 

 

June 19, 2016, “Looking for God” (Scripture readings: 1 Kings 19:1-15a; Luke 8:26-39)

 

 

June 12, 2016, “Not Mine to Give” (Scripture readings: 1 Kings 21:1-21a; Luke 7:1-10)

 

 

June 5, 2016, “A Little Goes a Long Way” (Scripture readings: 1 Kings 17:8-24; Luke 7:11-17)

 

 

May 29, 2016, “If God is God” (Scripture readings: 1 Kings 18:20-39; Luke 7:1-10)

 

 

May 22, 2016, “In the Divine Image” (Scripture readings: Proverbs 8:22-31; Genesis 1:1–2:4)

 

 

May 15, 2016, “A Hot Mess” (Scripture readings: Acts 2:21; John 14:8-17, 25-27)

 

 

May 8, 2016 (no sermon available)

 

May 1, 2016, “Urban Renewal” (Scripture readings: John 14:23-29; Revelation 21:1-10, 22–22:5)

 

 

April 24, 2016, “Absolutely Not” (Scripture readings: Acts 11:1-18; John 13:31-35)

 

 

April 17, 2016, “Tell Us Plainly” (Scripture readings: Acts 9:36-43; John 10:22-30)

 

 

April 10, 2016, “Gone Fishing” (Scripture readings: Acts 9:1-20; John 21:1-19)

 

 

 

April 3, 2016 (no sermon available)

 

March 27, 2016, Easter Sunday, “Nonsense!” (Scripture readings: Acts 10:34-43; Luke 24:1-12)

 

 

 

March 20, 2016, Palm Sunday (no sermon available)

 

March 13, 2016, “Poured Out” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 43:16-21; John 12:1-8)

 

 

 

March 6, 2016, “Radical Reconciliation” (Scripture readings: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32)

 

 

 

February 28, 2016, “Don’t Give A Fig” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 55:1-9; Luke 13:1-9)

 

 

 

February 21, 2016, “The Fox in the Hen House” (Scripture readings: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18; Luke 13:31-35)

 

 

 

February 14, 2016, “Devils in the Details” (Scripture readings: Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Luke 4:1-13)

 

 

 

February 7, 2016, “Beyond the Veil” (Scripture readings: Exodus 34:29-35; 2 Corinthians 3:12–4:2)

 

 

 

January 31, 2016, “Who Do You Think You Are?” (Scripture readings: Jeremiah 1:4-10; Luke 4:21-30)

 

 

 

January 17, 2016, “Re:Gifted” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 62:1-5; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11)

 

 

 

January 10, 2016, “By Water and the Spirit” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 43:1-7; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22)

 

 

 

January 3, 2016, “Walking in the Dark” (Scripture readings: Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 2:1-12)

 

 

 

December 20, 2015, 4th Sunday of Advent, “Words of Love” (Scripture readings: Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:39-55)

 

 

 

December 6, 2015, 2nd Sunday of Advent, “Paths of Peace” (Scripture readings: Luke 1:68-79; Luke 3:1-6)

 

 

 

November 29, 2015, 1st Sunday of Advent, “Signs of Hope” (Scripture readings: Jeremiah 33:14-16; Luke 21:25-36)

 

 

 

November 22, 2015, “So You Are A King?” (Scripture reading: John 18:33-38)

 

 

 

November 15, 2015, “The Ultimate Sacrifice” (Scripture reading: Hebrews 10:11-25; 1 Samuel 1:4-20)

 

 

 

November 1, 2015, “Abundance of Hope” (Scripture reading: John 11:32-44; Revelation 21:1-4)

 

 

 

October 25, 2015, “Stewardship of Abundance” (Scripture reading: Acts 4:32-37; John 12:1-8; Deuteronomy 24:19-22)

 

 

 

October 11, 2015, “Abundance of Grace” (Scripture reading: John 4:5-30)

 

 

 

October 4, 2015, “Abundance in Creation” (Scripture reading: Matthew 6:25-34)