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Queer Perspectives Bible Study Week 5

Queer Perspectives Bible Study

Week 5, February 21, 2017

Led by Associate Pastor, Rev. Trent Williams

For many people, the Bible is experienced as the liberating story of God’s love and justice coming into the world; but for others, the Bible has been used as a weapon to silence, oppress, and condemn them because […]

Resistance is (Not) Futile

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Sermon for Friends Congregational Church

“Resistance is (Not) Futile”

Delivered by associate pastor, Rev. Trent Williams February 19, 2017 Matthew 5:38-48

It’s safe to say that it’s no secret our Senior Pastor is a big Star Wars fan; no doubt you have heard him reference the epic […]

Queer Perspectives Bible Study Week 4

Queer Perspectives Bible Study

Week 4, February 14, 2017

Led by Associate Pastor, Rev. Trent Williams

For many people, the Bible is experienced as the liberating story of God’s love and justice coming into the world; but for others, the Bible has been used as a weapon to silence, oppress, and condemn them because […]

The Heart of the Matter: Restoring Right Relationships

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Sermon for Friends Congregational Church

“The Heart of the Matter: Restoring Right Relationships”

Delivered by Pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon February 12, 2017 Matthew 5:21-37

Wow. Murder, adultery, divorce, swearing mixed with self-mutilation and a little hellfire. Things just got a little uncomfortable here on the […]

LGBTQ Perspectives Bible Study Week 3

 

LGBTQ Perspectives Bible Study

Week 3, February 7, 2017

Led by Associate Pastor, Rev. Trent Williams

For many people, the Bible is experienced as the liberating story of God’s love and justice coming into the world; but for others, the Bible has been used as a weapon to silence, oppress, and condemn them […]

Ruffled or Rising Up: The Challenge to Be Christian

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Sermon for Friends Congregational Church

“Ruffled or Rising Up: The Challenge to Be Christian”

Delivered by Pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon

February 5, 2017 Matthew 5:13-20

Today we continue in Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. You remember those Beatitudes we read last week? They were urgently […]

LGBTQ Perspectives Bible Study: Week 2

 

LGBTQ Perspectives Bible Study

Week 2, January 31, 2017

Led by Associate Pastor, Rev. Trent Williams

For many people, the Bible is experienced as the liberating story of God’s love and justice coming into the world; but for others, the Bible has been used as a weapon to silence, oppress, and condemn them […]

Don’t Mess with the Blessed

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Sermon for Friends Congregational Church

“Don’t Mess with the Blessed”

Delivered by Pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon

January 29, 2017 Matthew 5:1-12

A church member had been hospitalized in ICU. When you go to visit people in ICU you have to walk by that reception desk. […]

Join the Jesus Movement

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Sermon for Friends Congregational Church

“Join the Jesus Movement”

Delivered by associate pastor, Rev. Trent Williams January 22, 2017 Matthew 4:12-23

This past week at our Midweek Faith Formation Service on Wednesday, we spent some time talking about vocation and calling. In our conversation, we asked some […]

Called to Shine

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Sermon for Friends Congregational Church

“Called to Shine”

Delivered by pastor, Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon

January 15, 2017 Isaiah 49:1-7

Martin Luther King, Jr. is known most famously for his “I Have a Dream Speech.” It was delivered in front of the Lincoln Memorial at what […]