The readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter are: Acts 8:26-40; Psalm 22:25-31; I John 4:7-21; John 15:1-8.

You can listen to Pastor Jay’s sermon here:

We welcomed Leah Rose into the Beloved Community this morning through Baptism!

“We welcome you in the body of Christ and into the mission we share: join us in giving thanks and praise to God and bearing God’s creative and redeeming word to all the world!”

You can listen to an excerpt of our congregation singing a new composition by Ruth Duck and Mark Mummert composed with the texts for today in mind here:

(the song got cut off because Pastor Jay started talking into the recorder for the baptism)

…for they were afraid.

Alleluia! Christ is risen!

The readings for the Resurrection of Our Lord are: Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1, 2, 14-24; I Corinthians 15:1-11; Mark 16:1-8.

You can listen to Pastor Jay’s sermon here:

May you wonder at the empty tomb, raise your voice with Mary, grow in the power of the Holy Spirit, and know the peace of the Risen Christ. And the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit be yours this Easter and Always.

Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia!

The Prophet Miriam Took a Tambourine…

This is the night! And we celebrated our first worship of the Resurrection with gusto. There were numerous readings from Hebrew Scriptures as we recounted our Salvation History.

Pastor Jay’s sermon focused on The Safe Side of the Sea which can be found in Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21.

You can listen to his sermon here:

Alleluia! Christ is risen!