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Advent #4: What Does Joseph’s Announcement Mean For You? Matthew 1:18-25

All the little open windows on our Advent calendars are beginning to show that there are not many days left before Christmas! We find ourselves on the last Sunday of Advent with all four candles on the wreath lit leaving … Continue reading

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The Foundation for a Transformed Life; Luke 3:7-18

 Sermon delivered December 12, 2021 by Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Luke’s gospel moves along at a pretty good clip straight out of the gates. We have the birth stories for John the Baptist and for Jesus. Twelve-year-old Jesus is … Continue reading

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Suffer Not the Little Children, Matthew 19:13-15

A meditation delivered for The Hanging of the Greens, 11/28/2021 by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. This evening’s text is best understood if it’s placed next to its sister verse that was introduced in the previous chapter in Matthew.  Jesus, along … Continue reading

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