Sermons by Rev. Anne Schaefer

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Alpha: Is There More To Life Than This? — Sanctuary

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We are beginning our fall sermon series, based on the Alpha program ongoing through several of our Bible studies through early December.  The first and introductory study looks at the question: Is there more to life than this?  Rev. Schaefer pointed out that many people are looking for more, yet experience a sense of emptiness no matter […]

Catching Your Breath — Upper Room

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As we approach the busy-ness of fall — the return of school and sporting events, meetings and committees — Rev. Schaefer posed the question: How did we get so far away from the idea of Sabbath?  In this complicated world, we are inundated with the impression that we must keep working, keep moving, we can’t take time off to […]

Catching Your Breath — Sanctuary

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As we approach the busy-ness of fall — the return of school and sporting events, meetings and committees — Rev. Schaefer posed the question: How did we get so far away from the idea of Sabbath?  In this complicated world, we are inundated with the impression that we must keep working, keep moving, we can’t take time […]

Heroes of the Bible: Job — Upper Room

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Today we look at Job during our sermon series, ‘Heroes of the Bible.’  Everyone has, at some time in their lives or other, identified with Job and the many unrelenting and terrible events that happened to him.  Perhaps we are going through a time when we have lost our job, or someone falls seriously ill, […]

Heroes of the Bible: Job — Sanctuary

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Today we look at Job during our sermon series, ‘Heroes of the Bible.’  Everyone has, at some time in their lives or other, identified with Job and the many unrelenting and terrible events that happened to him.  Perhaps we are going through a time when we have lost our job, or someone falls seriously ill, […]

Heroes of the Bible: Nathan — Upper Room

As we start to wrap up our summer sermon series, “Heroes of the Bible,” we welcome Rev. Rick Peters to speak on his favorite hero, the prophet Nathan.  Since Nathan isn’t one of the more well-known individuals in the Bible, he can be described as the person who held King David accountable for his actions as they pertained to Bathsheba […]

Heroes of the Bible: Nathan — Sanctuary

As we start to wrap up our summer sermon series, “Heroes of the Bible,” we welcome Rev. Rick Peters to speak on his favorite hero, the prophet Nathan.  Since Nathan isn’t one of the more well-known individuals in the Bible, he can be described as the person who held King David accountable for his actions as they pertained […]

Heroes of the Bible: Moses — Upper Room

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In our third part of the summer sermon series, Heroes of the Bible, we take a look at Moses.  The story of Moses covers a lot of ground, from the baby in the bullrushes, to the conversation with God through a burning bush, to the crossing of the Red Sea, and much, much more.  But a story that was […]

Heroes of the Bible: Moses — Sanctuary

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In our third part of the summer sermon series, Heroes of the Bible, we take a look at Moses.  The story of Moses covers a lot of ground, from the baby in the bullrushes, to the conversation with God through a burning bush, to the crossing of the Red Sea, and much, much more.  But a story that […]

Heroes of the Bible: Jacob — Upper Room

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In part 2 of our Heroes of the Bible summer sermon series, we’re looking at Jacob, the founding father of the 12 tribes of Israel.  Jacob was a tricky guy.  Everyone knows a Jacob.  He’s the slick guy who always has to be the best: best car, best job, best angle, best everything.  And watch out, if […]