Sermon Archives

March 26, 2017

Fourth Sunday of Lent: Jesus, Dead Man Walking

Fourth Sunday of Lent: Jesus, Dead Man Walking

Today, as we continue the Lenten journey we ponder why Jesus had to die and why violence is part of our story of salvation, healing, repairing and restoring. Rev. Nayiri Karjian preaches. We receive the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering. The Flute Choir shares worship music, and the Chancel Choir sings an original composition […]

March 19, 2017

Third Sunday of Lent: Jesus on Trial

Third Sunday of Lent: Jesus on Trial

On this day Rev. Jacque Franklin preaches about the Trial of Jesus, as we continue to reflect on Returning, Repairing and Restoring, and healing shame and guilt. The Bells of St. Vrain Handbell Ensemble shares worship music, including an arrangement of “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” featuring Jay Norman on clarinet. The Chancel Choir shares […]

March 12, 2017

Second Sunday of Lent: Good and Evil

Second Sunday of Lent: Good and Evil

Today we continue to walk the Lenten journey of anguish and sorrow, crucifixion and suffering, of retuning and repairing. Rev. Nayiri Karjian preaches about Good and Evil based on Job 1. The Chancel choir shares Kevin Memley’s simple “Be Still and Know” (11:00).

March 3, 2017

First Sunday of Lent: Returning, Repairing, Restoring

First Sunday of Lent: Returning, Repairing, Restoring

Today, on the First Sunday of Lent, we embrace our theme Returning Repairing Restoring, as we gather for this multi-generational service and share the banquet of the Lord’s Table. Rev. Nayiri Karjian preaches about the First Dysfunctional Family – Adam and Eve and the Serpent, featured in Genesis 2. Ruth Roland shares special music.

February 26, 2017

Last Sunday of Epiphany: Of Mountains and Mud

Last Sunday of Epiphany: Of Mountains and Mud

Today as we celebrate transfiguration Sunday we welcome to our pulpit The Rev. Sue Artt, Conference Minister of Rocky Mountain Conference UCC. The Chancel Choir sings John Rutter’s “Go Forth into the World in Peace” at 11:00.

February 19, 2017

7th Sunday of Epiphany: Ally is a Verb

7th Sunday of Epiphany: Ally is a Verb

Seventh Sunday of Epiphany On this day Candace Datz, Director of Youth and Adult Ministry, preaches reflecting on our Epiphany journey of “White Privilege.” The Bells of St. Vrain Handbell Ensemble plays, “Siyahamba” and “Let There Be Peace on Earth.”

February 12, 2017

6th Sunday of Epiphany: What Privilege?

6th Sunday of Epiphany: What Privilege?

Today, we continue to celebrate the time of light and illumination. Rev. Jacque Franklin preaches. The Chancel Choir shares an uplifting and fun gospel tune called “No Night There!” by Craig Curry.

February 5, 2017

5th Sunday of Epiphany: Jesus, the Refugee

5th Sunday of Epiphany: Jesus, the Refugee

Today, our Epiphany theme of Discovering New Prisms continues as we gather for this multi-generational service and share the banquet of the Lord’s Table. Rev. Nayiri Karjian preaches “Jesus, the Refugee”. The Chancel Choir sings Carl Frielitz’s “Light and Truth” at 11:00.

January 29, 2017

4th Sunday of Epiphany: Salt and Light

4th Sunday of Epiphany: Salt and Light

One Worship Service: 8:30 a.m. Annual Congregational Meeting: 9:45 a.m. Today we gather for one service. Rev Karjian will reflect on Matthew 5:13- 14 “You are the Light of the World, and the Salt of the Earth.”      

January 22, 2017

3rd Sunday of Epiphany: Herod and Rachel

3rd Sunday of Epiphany: Herod and Rachel

Today we reflect on the dark spot in the Christmas/Epiphany story – King Herod and the massacre of the innocents. Rev. Karjian will preach. We will welcome new members into our midst. Shannon Kilzer and Mandy Todd share “When I Am Silent,” a haunting song inspired by the terror of the Holocaust. The Chancel Choir […]

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