Category: Modern

April 7, 2024

Modern – Rooted: Planted in Good Soil | Rev. Maggie Dunaway

Scripture Reference: Matthew 13:3–23 (CEB) He said many things to them in parables: “A farmer went out to scatter seed. As he was scattering seed, some fell on the path, and birds came and ate it. Other seed fell on rocky ground where the soil was shallow. They sprouted immediately because the soil wasn’t deep. But when the sun […]

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March 31, 2024

Modern – Easter Sunday | Rev. Robert Mercer

Scripture Reference: John 20:1-18 (CEB) Early in the morning of the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. She ran to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said, “They […]

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March 24, 2024

Modern – Signs: Raising of Lazarus | Rev. Robert Mercer

Scripture Reference: John 11:38-48 (NRSV) 38 Then Jesus, again greatly disturbed, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone was lying against it. 39 Jesus said, “Take away the stone.” Martha, the sister of the dead man, said to him, “Lord, already there is a stench because he has been dead four days.” 40 Jesus said to […]

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March 18, 2024

Modern – Signs: Healing The Man Born Blind | Rev. Michael Bowman

Scripture Reference: John 9:5-7, 35-41 (NRSV) 5 As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” 6 When he had said this, he spat on the ground and made mud with the saliva and spread the mud on the man’s eyes, 7 saying to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which means […]

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March 10, 2024

Modern – Children’s Sunday

Scripture Reference: John 6:16-21 (CEB) 16 When evening came, Jesus’ disciples went down to the lake. 17 They got into a boat and were crossing the lake to Capernaum. It was already getting dark and Jesus hadn’t come to them yet. 18 The water was getting rough because a strong wind was blowing. 19 When the wind had driven them out for […]

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March 10, 2024

Modern – Signs: Feeding The Hungry | Rev. Robert Mercer

Scripture Reference: John 6:1-15 (NRSV) 6 After this Jesus went across the Galilee Sea (that is, the Tiberias Sea). 2 A large crowd followed him, because they had seen the miraculous signs he had done among the sick. 3 Jesus went up a mountain and sat there with his disciples. 4 It was nearly time for Passover, the Jewish festival. 5 Jesus looked […]

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February 26, 2024

Modern – Discovery Sunday | Hannah Mercer

Podcast Scripture Reference: Matthew 28:1-10 (NRSV) 28 After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And suddenly there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance […]

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February 19, 2024

Modern – Signs: Wedding at Cana | Rev. Robert Mercer

Podcast Scripture Reference: John 2:1-11 (NRSV) 2 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. 3 When the wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” 4 And Jesus said to her, “Woman, […]

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February 12, 2024

Modern – Holy Habits: Grow (Part 2) | Rev. Robert Mercer

Podcast Scripture Reference: Ephesians 6:10-18 (CEB) 10 Finally, be strengthened by the Lord and his powerful strength. 11 Put on God’s armor so that you can make a stand against the tricks of the devil. 12 We aren’t fighting against human enemies but against rulers, authorities, forces of cosmic darkness, and spiritual powers of evil in the heavens. 13 Therefore, pick up […]

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February 8, 2024

Modern – Holy Habits: Grow (Part 1) | Rev. Michael Bowman

Podcast Scripture Reference: John 15:1-17 (NRSV) 15 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. 2 He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit. 3 You have already been cleansed by the word that I have spoken to you. 4 Abide in me as I abide […]

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