Sermons and Presentations

Ideas for preaching and presenting about member mission.

For All the Saints By The Rev. Canon Leonard Freeman

Halloween, as many of you may know, has roots in older, darker traditions than the Christian faith …

For Economic Equality By Rev. Anne Michele Turner

Does the Bible describe not just some safe historical past but also who we are now; the kind of people we have been, the kind of people we are becoming? Is the Bible talking about us?

From Four Directions By Dianne Aid

How St. Matthew’s / San Mateo, Auburn includes participating in the First Nations “four directions prayers.”

From Gardening to All of Our Daily Missions By The Rev. Margaret Emery Shaw

How gardening is therapeutic in that it brings one so quickly to a realization of what is real and what is not – what is necessary and what is not.

Fullest Story About Eternal Life: A Celebration of the Life of Kenneth Reese Cole, Jr., The By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

John recalls Jesus saying, “I am the way, and the truth, and the Life.”

God tells us what to do and helps us to do it By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

Know that God is always helping us; God’s help comes first in all we do.

God Wills Our Health By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

Three present-day stories of healing.

God’s Good Power By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

God’s good power and a corporate and a personal example.

Good Friday By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

Crucifixion is a horrible death, the body writhes to relive pain, and death comes by suffocation.

How Big Is Whatever? By The Rev. William David Thompson

How residents of a retirement community might “do business,” live with the others around them, and use their spare time.