FROM THE PASTOR

The world seems to have turned upside down since March 15, 2020.  During this extended sabbath [this tomb and wilderness experience] we have been invited, forced even, to consider things that were too easily avoided while we took care of 'normal' life.
Into this anxious space the Spirit of God has moved.  We might not always be aware, fully aware of God with us, but there are moments and glimmers.
We continue in prayer, in action, in worship, in service as we seek to wrestle with God and our lesser angels.  If this congregation that Love is Building can be with you in the journey, that will be a blessing to all.

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Sermons are an extension of the season and they, hopefully, capture the fullness and complexity of this time. They are more than words pondered and written. The sermon occurs when the things within are voiced, when Spirit animates flesh, and the breath of God is shared. Here are some links to audio files of sermons from the recently completed worship series Lent is Like a Box of Chocolates.   In this series we are invited to reflect on; this season, chocolate, movies, and unexpected things.

You will also find links to the reflections from our Lenten worship services.  I offer thanks again for those who shared God's wisdom with us.

Week 1 Feb. 21 A North Wind Through Town

     Lent 1 Rev. David S. Kays

Week 2 Feb. 28 Lent is Like a Box of Chocolates

     Lent 2 Rev. David S. Kays

Week 3 March 7 Dementors and Chocolate

     Lent 3 Rev. Kara Swartz

Week 4 March 14 Who Wants the Golden Ticket

     Lent 4 Pastor Joel Phillips

Week 5 March 21 All For a Baby Ruth

     Lent 5 Rev. Glennyce Grindstaff

Week 6 March 28 Chocolatey Dreams

     Lent 6 Pastor Mike Holroyd

Week 7 April 4 EASTER What I Ready Want to Talk About

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Here is a document that was assembled a few years ago.  It could use some editing, but it might be helpful as you explore scripture.  If you have questions or want to explore the bible in a community setting please reach out.