Recent Sermons

Easter Flower Service Reflections

WHAT IS RESURRECTION? | RISING FROM DIRT AND MUD
reflections by the Reverend Paul Oakley
11:00 AM, Sunday, April 1, 2018

 

EASTER REFLECTION – RESURRECTION

 

What is resurrection?

 

For Christians observing the Western calendar, today is a day celebrating one very specific resurrection. People who believe … read more.

Beating the Earth – Hosannah!

BEATING THE EARTH – HOSANNAH!
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
11:00 AM, Sunday, March 25, 2018

 

For many branches of Christianity, today is a day that, perhaps more than any other, is about the idea of messiah.

 

The idea of a messiah has … read more.

Grateful for Religious Pluralism…

GRATEFUL FOR RELIGIOUS PLURALISM… (Section 2.1, final paragraph)
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
11:00 AM, Sunday, March 18, 2018

 

 

“Jesus didn’t die because of God’s plan. He died as a result of how we responded to God’s presence.”[1] Okay. How … read more.

The Third Principle – Acceptance and Encouragement

THE THIRD PRINCIPLE – ACCEPTANCE AND ENCOURAGEMENT
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
11:00 AM, Sunday, March 11, 2018

 

 

This church year, I’ve been preaching a series of eight sermons on the principles that comprise the beginning part of the covenant of the member … read more.