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The Mary-Martha Dilemma

The Mary-Martha Dilemma Genesis 18:1-15; Luke 10:38-42 October 15, 2017 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark Luke 10:38-42 –Translated by Father Don Pachuta, MD Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village where a woman, whose name was

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Roots in the Ruins–a sermon by Rev. Debbie Clark, Oct. 8, 2017

Roots in the Ruins Psalm 46:1-7; Revelation 22:1-2 October 8, 2017 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark   “You will walk again. You will laugh again. You will dance again. You will live again.”  A few days ago Jeff Bauman, the

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More than Enough–A World Communion Sermon by Rev. Debbie Clark, Oct. 1, 2017

“More Than Enough” Luke 9:1-6, 10-17 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark October 1, 2017 The disciples were flying high. Jesus had sent them out to the villages, telling them to preach and heal.  With amazement, they found the words to

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“Frog Ponds and Choir Festivals”–a 190th Anniversary Sermon by Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark, Sept. 17, 2017

“Frog Ponds and Choir Festivals” Psalm 92:1-4; Matthew 4:18-22 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark September 17, 2017   It was Gena Dooley’s favorite story to tell, and it was one of my favorites to hear. The story dates back to

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“Footsteps on the Water”–A sermon by Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark, Sept. 10, 2017

“Footsteps on the Water” Isaiah 43:1-2; Matthew 14:23-33 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark September 10, 2017   “The disciples just don’t get it!” When the Tuesday and Wednesday Bible Study groups read the gospel according to Mark a decade ago,

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“A Mirror, Dimly”–A sermon by Rick Seaholm, August 20, 2017

Rick Seaholm Commissioned Minister of Music Edwards Church August 20, 2017 Romans 12:1-8 (NRSV) 1 Corinthians 12 (NRSV) Matthew 6:25-34 (NRSV) One of the benefits of working and teaching at a business school is that I encounter and develop friendships

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“Mattering”–A sermon by Rev. Dr. Debbie Clark, July 16, 2017

“Mattering” Isaiah 42:5-10; Matthew 5:14-16 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark July 16, 2017   “What you do matters.” You’ve heard me say these words before. I say them so often because I need to hear them.  I say them so

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“Turn, Turn, Turn”–A sermon by Rev. Shane Montoya, June 25, 2017

Turn, Turn, Turn, Ecclesiastes 3:1-13; James 2:8, 14-17 Written by Rev. Shane Montoya, Preached on June 25, 2017 A couple of months ago, Debbie and I started to plan the Palm Sunday Service, imagining it as a joyful protest parade

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Elf Wisdom–A sermon by Debbie Clark, June 11, 2017

“Elf Wisdom” Psalm 148; I John 2:7-10 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark June 11, 2017   About a year ago, we began a new tradition here at Edwards Church. On the the Sundays with a baptism, I incorporate the meaning

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Signs of the Times Part III: Flags in the Cemetery, a sermon by Debbie Clark, May 28, 2017

“Signs of the Times Part III: Flags in the Cemetery” I Samuel 8:4-22; Matthew 18:1-4 Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Clark May 28, 2017 It has been a year filled with signs.  Last summer and fall, they were campaign signs, plastering

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