Sermons and Presentations

Ideas for preaching and presenting about member mission.

How Greed Destroys America By Br. Robert Parry

Helping members to see mission and missionary as good words and see themselves on mission 24/7/365.

How to See Yourself on Mission By Elizabeth S. Hall

Helping members to see mission and missionary as good words and see themselves on mission 24/7/365.

Just Passing Through By Rev. Debbie Ingram

Finding Strength and a place to stand in the midst of moving and change.

Justice and the Common Good By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

Summer gifts: the sheer abundance of blossoms on the rhododendron – a blossom on every branch! A fresh meeting with our Creator and our Creator’s handiwork.

Living Our Faith By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

I had the good fortune to do some intensive work on the ministry of Christians in daily life with Professor Louis Weil, an authority on Christian formation.

Making Disciples: Infant Baptism in a Small Church By The Rev A Wayne Schwab

(The Evangelism Committee believes that evangelism is not completed until one is in the world as part of Christ’s mission. While this looks like a daunting task–especially for infant baptism, it can be worked. Here is one congregation’s story.) The baby’s mother asks:  “Why all this concern to baptize our child on a Sunday morning […]

Member Mission from Monday to Saturday By The Rev. Susan Champion

The process of Member Mission gives some practical ways to think about how the church can better support ALL its members in their daily missions.

Member Mission: a Way into a New Future By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

An opening talk for a workshop on member mission.

Member Missions – the Next Step in Mission By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

“So St. Anthony on the Desert, maybe it is time to take the next step in mission . . . to say we are here to help our members live better wherever they are Monday to Saturday . . . to make this the rule of life for St. Anthony on the Desert.”

Merry Christmas Sermon, A By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

Member mission shapes a Christmas sermon.