December 10, 2017, “Rejoice! Moose and God are Everywhere”

Sometimes in Maine we spend the hour after worship sharing about the best places around to see moose. And this, we believe, is sacred work. Listen here to see why we were talking about moose, and to join us in the “already and not yet” nature of Advent work.   Citation: Quotation about time from […]

December 3, 2017, Three Short Reflections on Peace

In our church we believe in children, which means on the first Sunday of the month we have the whole congregation stay in worship together, so we can worship and share communion as one family – and the wiggles and giggles of young bodies are just part of the music of the day. This week […]

November 26, 2017, “The Day the Rapture Happened and I Was Left Behind”

Listen here to this Sunday’s message on the apocalypse, waiting on God, and the power of belief. How might you uncover hope and reveal faith in your life this Advent? How might you watch in hope for signs of the holy to awaken in your life?   Citations: The phrase “transforming cataclysm” is from the New […]

November 19, 2017, “Plant a Garden Anyway: A Future of Hope”

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Our Scripture readings this morning were Jeremiah 29:1,4-14, and John 14:27. Listen here to this morning’s message on what to do when life doesn’t go according to plan. Listen here to Price, our Chair of Deacons, reading the scripture passages, or read them below. Jeremiah 29:1, 4-14 These are the words of the letter that […]

Stewardship Testimony: Price Hutchins, 11/12/17

Listen here to a kind, funny, and generous testimony shared by Price Hutchins. Price, thank you for all you’ve done for our church over these last 30 years – we are blessed by you and better for you! Do you feel moved by Price’s message? Have you been listening to our sermons each week and […]

November 12, 2017, “People of the Living Water”

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Listen here to Price Hutchins reading our scripture for this week: And listen here to this morning’s message, “People of the Living Water.” Works Cited: Concept of Dead Water comes from the Rev. Emily C. Heath, in a story told at General Synod 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. Quote from Rolf Jacobsen from “#290 – Amos: […]

Stewardship Testimony: Jen Smith, 11/5/17

Listen here to a wise, generous, and honest testimony shared by Jen Smith. Jen, thank you for all you do for our community, and for believing in and investing in our ministries here even as you and your family are building your own life and home here. We are better for you! Do you feel […]

Stewardship Testimony: Helen Crawford 10/29/17

Listen here to a brave, vulnerable, honest, heartfelt and beautiful testimony shared by Helen Crawford. Helen, we are so lucky to have you as part of our community; thank you for all that you share, and for believing in this place. We are better for you! Do you feel moved by Helen’s message? Have you […]