Join Rev. Vickie as she brings today’s message.  Jacob wrestled with God before crossing over into the promised land. Like Jacob we wrestle with our faith, with God. What if this story was told from God’s point of view? God’s story might be, “I held Jacob all night while he struggled.” Indeed, God is present as […]

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“We Live, We Love: Looking Back”

As we continue our series “We Live, We Love” we explore the story of Lot and his family as they escape the city of Sodom with God’s instruction to “not look back.” Letting go is one of the most difficult human experiences. We cling to the past, afraid to move forward, to change, to accept that […]

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“We Live, We Love: Finding Refuge”

The struggle of what makes a relationship right is a human theme that we’ve been dealing with ever since we were “humans.” To live is to love—no way around it! These themes cross boundaries of time and geography and we also find them in some of the most ancient stories of our Judeo-Christian tradition. How […]

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“The Outsiders: The Worthy”

We begin a new worship series, “The Outsiders,” exploring in the Gospel of Luke Jesus’ ministry with those on the so-called “outside.” What can we learn from these stories and Jesus’ call to turn the inside out and the outside in? On this Trinity Sunday, we focus on “the worthy.”  Who is worthy of the love—of the grace—of […]

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The Stone is Rolled Away! The stories leading up to and including Easter are full of stones. . . How is Jesus’ Resurrection relevant to us in this 21st century? What stones need to be rolled away so that life, and hope and justice can be victorious! The Resurrection of Jesus is what makes everything else in […]

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“Breaking the Silence”

At times in our lives we experience a crippling silence. We are not sure that our prayers are heard. We ask for answers that don’t seem to come. We wonder if God has abandoned us. We learn this week about the historical account in Jewish history when the people, after suffering in exile, now return […]

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“Enough Hope for the Vision”

This week’s service is inspired from MCC’s fourth decade 1998-2008. When Canada became the first country to recognize same-sex marriage, we celebrated in Calgary. Our story continued with a newly elected Moderator installed at the US National Cathedral. We yearn to explore ways that everyone feels welcome at the table, with their fullest selves, particularly […]

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“Lessons From the River”

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson will share a story about her encounter with a river some years ago. She will share the lessons she learned from that encounter and what it means about staying on a spiritual path. Come and be prepared to laugh, be surprised and uplifted by this timely message.

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