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A First Century Lesson for a Twenty-First Century Church; John 1:43-51

A sermon delivered by Patrick H. Wrisley on 1/17/2021.             A first century lesson for a twenty-first century Church.  Will we take heed and listen to it? It’s not a difficult lesson to learn and it’s a lesson we desperately … Continue reading

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Emerging from the Chaos, Genesis 1:1-5

A sermon by the Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. It’s late one summer afternoon and there is a storm building in the distance,  There is nothing like an afternoon thunderstorm while at the beach. All our senses are alive: You … Continue reading

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The Message: The Big Reveal!, Matthew 2:1-12, Epiphany

A sermon preached by Patrick H. Wrisley, January 3, 2021 The popular trend of gender reveals has taken off in our country.  This is when a young couple is expecting a child and they throw a party to reveal whether … Continue reading

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What if Mary said, “No”?, Luke 1:26-38

A sermon by the Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. We are slowly making our way through Advent and now the ship is turning towards Christmas. We have dallied through the last three weeks looking at the promise of God’s coming … Continue reading

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A Joy that’s Down in My Heart!, John 1:6-8, 19-28

A sermon by Patrick H. Wrisley John 1:6-8,19-28 6There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. 7He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. 8He himself was not the light, … Continue reading

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