Do Small Things, with Great Love

Jun 26, 2020
I moved to Akron thirty-nine years ago to work for BFGoodrich. Having moved to a city where I knew no one, my priorities were to get settled into my workplace, make new friends, and...

It is Not Pretty

Jun 21, 2020
ou have heard the expression, I suppose, that proclaims, “It is not pretty.” That’s usually an understatement referring to some unacceptable or painful or difficult circumstances. In...

Boasting in Suffering?

Jun 14, 2020
It’s so wonderful to look out into the congregation and see you who are here in person. Did everyone remember to change out of their pajamas? Of course, that does not apply to you who...

Requirements for Peace

Jun 07, 2020
There is at least one command that Paul gives the Corinthians in today’s Epistle reading that we will not be following anytime soon. “Greet one another with a holy kiss.” We cannot...

The Way of Oneness

May 31, 2020
Sermon 5-31-2020 The Day of Pentecost Text: Acts 2:1-21 Pastor Jean M. Hansen  

An Ultimate Source of Reassurance

May 17, 2020
Sermon 5-17-2020 Sixth Sunday of Easter Text: John 14:15-21 Pastor Jean M. Hansen  

“Do not worry. Trust God. Trust me.”

May 10, 2020
Imagine, if you will, a time like none other – a time when unexpected events are occurring, a time when it’s difficult to know whose truth is true, a time when the future – both...

The Shelter of our Good Shepherd

May 03, 2020
“Sheltering in place,” that is a common phrase now, but one that I had not heard until recently. To shelter in place, in the strictest sense, is to find a safe place and stay there...