Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sermon: Journeying By Stages

May 7, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Genesis 12:1-9 (Choir Exchange Sunday)   Journeying By Stages   This is how it begins: The LORD speaks to Abram and says,“You have to get out.”   You’ll notice, the LORD our God does not tell Abram where to go; the destination is To Be […]

Sermon: To Go Stand Under the Sky

May 14, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Genesis 15:1-15   To Go Stand Under the Sky   It’s almost like we can’t help but look forward and consider the future. It’s like we human people were knit together in our mother’s womb with the ribboning impulse to keep asking, What’s next? When […]

Easter 2017 Sermon: When We’ve Done This Before…

April 16, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Matthew 28:1-10   When We’ve Done This Before…   It might be the music. Or family tradition. Or the beauty of the day. We might come to church on Easter because we always come to church. Or we might be here because this is the […]

Remembering What These Bones Heard

April 2, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Ezekiel 37:1-14   Remembering What These Bones Heard   Today we’re concluding our Lenten series on remembering by celebrating the beloved hymn In the Garden. This is a passionately popular Christian hymn. Many of us love this hymn because we love actual people who love […]

Sermon: Remembering how we changed

March 26, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield John 9:1-12, 13, 24-41   Remembering How We Have Changed   “Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.” This is a promise our church and many churches announce out loud. It’s a good promise and it’s one we’re […]

Sermon: Remembering Where We Come From

March 12, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Matthew 17:1-13 Remembering Where We Come From   “Jesus Loves Me” is a song that evokes my earliest memories of church. These days if I hear it sung in a different language, if I hear a bluegrass version or a South African version, there is […]

Sermon: Remembering God

March 4, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Matthew 4:1-11 Remembering God   Remember what happens. God hangs up the rainbow in order to remember the covenant with Noah: “Never again shall the earth be destroyed by the flood.” Later after the exodus, the people receive the terms of our relationship with God: […]

Sermon: Many Belieifs On Spirit

Many Belieifs On Spirit – By Chris Marlin-Warfield February 26, 2017   “Keep your lamps,” says the old gospel song, “trimmed and burning.” Jesus has just finished a parable. “Be like slaves waiting for their master to come home from a wedding banquet,” he said, “ready to open the door and greet him. When he […]

Sermon: Many Races, One Spirit

February 19, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Luke 10:25-37 Many Races, One Spirit (fifth in the series Many and One)   The lawyer was cut to the quick and he never even saw it coming. The whole reason he decided to show up in the first place was so he could put […]

Sermon: Many Genders, One Spirit

February 12, 2017 Church of Peace, UCC Rev. Mariah Marlin-Warfield Luke 10:38-42 Many Genders, One Spirit (fourth in the series Many and One)   Today we’re continuing our worship series on diversity and unity. Look at Facebook for a few minutes, or look at the news, and you’ll see signs of how we are divided […]

Next Page »