Sermon Archives

Rev. Nayiri Karjian
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 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 […]

January 15, 2017

2nd Sunday after Epiphany

2nd Sunday after Epiphany

On this day we will remember Martin Luther King Jr. and his dream. Rev. Nayiri Karjian preaches. The Bells of St. Vrain Handbell Ensemble share worship music, and Sarah Groh Correa sings Chris Tomlin’s “Winter Snow.” The Chancel Choir sings at 11:00 am.

January 8, 2017

Discovering New Prisms

Discovering New Prisms

  Today we celebrate the First Sunday of Epiphany, a time of light and revelation, of insight and discovery. Rev. Nayiri Karjian preaches. The Flute Choir plays worship music at both services. The Chancel Choir shares Eric Whitacre’s exquisite “Lux Aurumque” at 11:00.

December 24, 2016

Christmas Eve Reflection

Christmas Eve Reflection

On this most Holy Eve, we gather to celebrate the birth of Baby Jesus. We light the Christ Candle celebrating the wonder of the Christ Child, the Gifts of Gifts, the Bearer of Peace, Emmanuel – God with us. We offer four opportunities for worship: Child Friendly Service of Carols and Scripture – 3 p.m […]

December 18, 2016

Fourth Sunday of Advent: The Manger In Our Hearts

Fourth Sunday of Advent: The Manger In Our Hearts

On this Last Sunday of Advent, we light the fourth candle on the Advent wreath, celebrating the wonder of LOVE. Rev. Karjian preaches “The Manger in Our Hearts,” interpreting Luke 2: 1-7, the Christmas story from a contextual Middle Eastern Perspective. The Bells of St. Vrain Handbell Ensemble shares special music and the Chancel Choir […]

December 4, 2016

2nd Sunday of Advent: Gifts, Gratitude, Possibilities

2nd Sunday of Advent: Gifts, Gratitude, Possibilities

Today, during this intergenerational service we light the second candle on the Advent wreath, celebrating the wonder of PEACE. Rev. Karjian preaches “Pregnant with Possibilities” interpreting Luke 1: 26-38, and we share the banquet of the Lord’s Table at both services. Today we also conclude our 2017 annual appeal with Gratitude and Thanksgiving to God! […]

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