Monthly Sermon "Menus"

Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren

December 2001

Dec. 2

"Plowshare Prayer"

Psalm 122
Isaiah 2:1-5

Dec. 9

"Not by what his eyes see"

Isaiah 11:1-10
Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19

Dec. 16

"Returning to Zion"

Isaiah 35:1-10

Dec. 23

"Breaking a resolution"

Matthew 1:18-25

Dec. 30

"Stars & Dreams, Hopes & Schemes"

Matthew 2:1-23

November 2001

Nov. 4

"No Bull"

Isaiah 1:10-18

Nov. 11

"Just as I am?"

Matthew 5:8  (off  lectionary)

Nov. 18

"Living in the middle of what we build"

Isaiah 65:17-25

Nov. 25

"Sharing in the Inheritance"

Colossians 1:11-20

October 2001

Oct. 7

"Of power, love, and self-discipline"

2 Timothy 1:1-14

Oct. 14

"Shifting proverbs to live by"

Matthew 7:12, John 15:12
           (off  lectionary)

Oct. 21

"Donít cease ... persist!"

Luke 18:1-8, 2 Tim. 4:1-5

Oct. 28
(Reformation
      Sunday )

"Inner Resistance"

Ephesians 6:10-20
    (off  lectionary)

September 2001

Sept. 2

"Reviewing what weíve already learned"

Hebrews 13:1-8,15-16

Sept. 9

"In the hands of the potter"

Jeremiah 18:1-11
Psalm 139:1-6,13-18 Philemon

Sept. 16

"An attitude before an action"

Luke 15:1-10

Sept. 23

"When in our music God is glorified"

various texts (off lectionary)

Sept. 30

"Holding on what cannot be grasped"

1 Timothy 6:6-19

July - August 2001

Summer is, hopefully, a more relaxed time.
The "plan"  goes back "in gear" in September.

June 2001

June 3

"Adventurously expectant"

Romans 8:14-17

June 10

"Listening ... looking ... asking"

Psalm 8

June 17

"Christ living in me" (baptism)

Galatians 2:15-21

June 24

"After the demons leave"

Luke 8:26-39

May 2001

May 6

"The Lamb upon the throne"

Revelation 7:9-17

May 13
(Motherís Day)

"Standing up to criticism"

Acts 11:1-18

May 20
(Health Promotion
       Sunday)

"From Lydiaís household to ours
        - celebrating families"

Acts 16:9-15

May 27

"The Last (and First) word"

Revelation 22:12-21

April 2001

April 1

"For the day of my burial"

John 12:1-8

April 8

"Two Crowds"   (Palm Sunday)

Luke 19:28-40

April 12

"Two Basins"
       (Love Feast - Maundy Thursday)

John 13:1-17, 31b-35

April 15

"I have seen the Lord"  (Easter)

John 20:1-18

April 22

Jody Gunn preaches
(I'm away at Youth Roundtable)

 
April 29 "Still breathing threats & murder"
           (Paul tells his story)
Acts 9:1-20

March 2001

March 4

"Jesus set his face"

Luke 9:51-62

March 11

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem"

Luke 13:31-35

March 18

"Seek the Lord"

Isaiah 55:1-9

March 25

"I have sinned"

Luke 15:1-3, 11-32

February 2001

February 4

From "Woe is me" to "Send me"
(a warm story for a winterís day)

Isaiah 6:1-8

February 11

Strength in our "Week-ness"

Luke 13:10-17

February 18

"I am your brother"

Genesis 45:3-11, 15

February 25

"With unveiled faces"
(Transfiguration Sunday)

2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2
Exodus 34:29-35
Luke 9:28-36

January 2001
Theme: "The Work of the Holy Spirit"

January 7

"Leaving the Comfortable"

Acts 8:14-17

January 14

"To each is given"

1 Corinthians 12:1-11

January 21

"The Blessed Design"

1 Corinthians 12:12-31

January 28

"The Greatest Gift"

1 Corinthians 13:1-13

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