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All are Welcome: Evergreen Christian Church Podcast

All are Welcome: Evergreen Christian Church Podcast

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Evergreen Christian Church, an open and affirming church in Evergreen, Colorado welcome all to join us in life's faith journey, to serve together, and to create a safe haven for the marginalized. We also welcome all to listen to this podcast to listen to sermons, reflections, prayers, and meditations made by folks at Evergreen Christian Church.
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Sermon - Mundane Epiphany - January 9th, 2022
Sometimes great revelations and images of God's love for us come in boring packages.  Learn More about ECC:  Bless ECC Here:
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January 10, 2022
Meditation - Abiding in Peace- 12/19/2021 Service
Doing something a little different, we abide in a moment of peace - guided by Aneesah Ettress.
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December 21, 2021
Sermon - Joy is Holy - 12/12/21
Joy is holy, but how do we find hoy in an often joyless world?
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December 13, 2021
Sermon - Queerly Beloved - 12-5-21 Sermon, Beyond the Rainbow Sunday
After a testimony from Vanessa, a parent whose child is part of Beyond the Rainbow, Pastor Jack details ways in which the Bible is a little gayer and a little queerer than it may first appear.
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December 08, 2021
Sermon - Wordless Prayers - November 14th, 2021
God hears us, even when we don't have words.
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November 16, 2021
Sermon - With the Saints - October 21st, 2021
Where we go, we do not go alone.
10:41
November 03, 2021
Sermon - Help Us to See, O Lord - October 24th, 2021
God calls us to be active in the world. What kind of miracles can we receive when we leave our places of comfort?
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October 25, 2021
Sermon - Preach to the Birds - October 10th, 2021 Sermon
We gave blessings to our animals and we ponder what it means to live with creation.
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October 12, 2021
Sermon - One Bread, One Body - World Communion Sunday, October 3rd, 2021
We are called to be one in Christ, but what gives us the ability to do so?
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October 04, 2021
Prayer - A Prayer for World Communion Sunday
Join us in praying over the feast we share together.
03:25
September 30, 2021
Sermon - Don't Let Them Steal Your Salt - September 26th, 2021
What makes you, you?  How can you be salt to the world without being you?
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September 27, 2021
Sermon - Watch Your Tongue! - September 12th, 2021
Words have power. What will you say? Support Evergreen Christian Church: Paypal Givelify
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September 13, 2021
Sermon - Violence for the Rules - August 29th, 2021
Sometimes the rules intend to break us, oftentimes we are called to break the rules.  As Christians, we must avoid violence for the rules and instead break the rules to end violence.
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September 10, 2021
Sermon - Walk in the Path of the Lord - August 22nd, 2021
How do we walk in the paths of the Lord when the chaos around us is so complicated?
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August 24, 2021
Sermon - Take a Nap, Have Snack - August 8th 2021
Elijah wanted to die until her partook and that which gave him life. What gives you life?
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August 13, 2021
Sermon - Divine Differences - 7/25/2021 - Guest Speaker Mary Bendelow
In celebration of Disability Pride Month, the leader of the Evergreen chapter of the Parkinson's Association fo the Rockies, Mary Bendelow, speaks to us about Parkinson's and her group and Pastor Jack gives a sermon on "Divine Difference"
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July 26, 2021
Sermon - Be Hospitable - July 25th, 2021
As ECC prepared to host an Ice Cream Social, Pastor Jack gives a sermon inviting us to welcome and hospitality.
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July 26, 2021
Sermon - Prophets for Deaf Ears, July 4th 2021
What do you say to those who won't listen?
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July 06, 2021
Sermon - Look For the Unusual - 6-14-2021
God does not look at what humans look at.
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June 14, 2021
Sermon - Jubilee, June 6th 2021
We think about our rest in a time of re-openings where there is much to do.
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June 06, 2021
A Prayer for Post-Vaccine Life
Join us in prayer as we consider what it means to have our time and life change post-vaccine.
03:57
June 02, 2021
Sermon - Calling - 5-30-21
Backgrounded by the scripture of Isaiah, we dwell upon our work and our calling.
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May 30, 2021
A Prayer for Our Work
Join in prayer over the work of doing God's will, and the work we do in order to live.
02:57
May 27, 2021
Prayer of Zacchaeus
Today we pray to be like Zacchaeus
03:26
May 21, 2021
Bible Study - Zacchaeus - Luke 19: 1-10
We look at the faith of Zacchaeus this week.
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May 20, 2021
Ascended but not Absent, May 16th 2021 Sermon
On Ascension Sunday, Pastor Jack reflects on the risen, resurrected, and ascended Jesus who is still present here with us. You can find all of our sermons on our website Youtube Support Evergreen Christian Church
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May 17, 2021
Mother meet your Son, May 9th 2021 Sermon
On this Mother's Day Sunday, Pastor Jack reflects on Jesus making Mary and the Beloved Disciple family to one another. You can find all of our sermons on our website: http://www.evergreenchristianchurch.org/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxkF3bpucekvLMJyTRIJb9A Support Evergreen Christian Church: https://www.paypal.com/biz/fund?id=KE7F4PV4N5WJJ
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May 09, 2021
Bible Study - The Rich and the Kingdom of Heave, May 4th, 2021
We continue in Luke 18 reading about the Rich and the Kingdom of Heaven You can find all of our sermons on our website: http://www.evergreenchristianchurch.org/   Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxkF3bpucekvLMJyTRIJb9A   Support Evergreen Christian Church: https://www.paypal.com/biz/fund?id=KE7F4PV4N5WJJ
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May 07, 2021
Know Love, Know God, May 2nd, 2021 Sermon
The task of a Christian is to love. You can find all of our sermons on our website: http://www.evergreenchristianchurch.org/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxkF3bpucekvLMJyTRIJb9A Support Evergreen Christian Church: https://www.paypal.com/biz/fund?id=KE7F4PV4N5WJJ
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May 06, 2021
Do it of Your Own Accord, April 25th, 2021 Sermon
The resurrection meant that people had to choose to follow Jesus despite the risks associated with that choice. What will you do, in light of the resurrection?
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April 30, 2021
April 18th, 2021 Service - Bring the Brave
A large majority of our service for this week has been provided by Bethany Fellows to help facilitate Rev. Jack Veatch taking a retreat.   Liturgy of Remembrance: Rev. Liz Myer Founder & Creative Director SALT Project (https://www.saltproject.org/)  Rev. Mark Briley Senior Minister Broadway Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Columbia, MO   Song: “One Foot Out”: Rev. Ryan Otto  Pastor, Songwriter & Guitarist The United Church of Christ    Pastoral Prayer: Rev. Dr. John Myers Minister of Church Affairs Eastern Virginia Association of the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ   Sermon: “Bring the Brave”:  Rev. Dr. Dara Cobb Lewis Regional Minister The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in South Carolina
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April 18, 2021
A Godly Economy, April 11th 2021 Sermon
Dwelling on the community of believers as detailed in Acts 4, Pastor Jack reflects on what it would look like if we let the resurrection change our lives.
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April 11, 2021
Holy Week 2021 - Good Friday
Sit with Pastor Jack as he works through the texts of Isaiah and John, detailing the passion and death of Jesus Christ.
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April 05, 2021
Holy Week 2021 - Maundy Thursday
Sit with Pastor Jack as he reflects on Jesus' last days, with a special reflection on the fact that Jesus chose to wash his disciples' feet before he died.
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April 05, 2021
Holy Week 2021 - Holy Wednesday
Sit with Pastor Jack as we think through the last days of Jesus, and how our troubled spirits are mended at the table.
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April 05, 2021
Timeless yet Timely, 3-21-2021 Sermon
Pastor Jack reflects on the constant yet constantly changing nature of our God.
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March 21, 2021
Bible Study - A Little Faith is Enough Faith - Luke 17: 1-19
Pastor Jack recaps ECC's Tuesday Bible Study engaging with Jesus' teachings on having just a mustard seed's worth of faith.
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March 19, 2021
Don't Miss the Roots for the Trees - March 7th 2021 Sermon
Pastor Jack reflects on the connected nature of God's creation and what it teaches us about ourselves on this Lenten Journey.
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March 07, 2021
A Prayer for Connectivity
As we journey down the Lenten Road we do not journey alone, but we are inexplicably connected to each other. Let us pray together to realize and honor that connection.
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March 05, 2021
Bible Study - The Dishonest Manager - Luke 16: 1-18
In a recap of this week's Bible Study, Pastor Jack reviews the Parable of the Dishonest Manager and some related scriptures. What do we do with our worldly riches?
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March 05, 2021
Life as it Could Be, Feb. 28th, 2021 Sermon
On the second Sunday of Lent Rev. Jack reflects on the vulnerability that is required to follow Christ.
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February 28, 2021
A Prayer for Vulnerability
Rev. Jack Veatch offers a prayer for vulnerability as we realize and embrace our vulnerability during Lent.
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February 26, 2021
Bible Study - Parable of the Lost Son - Luke 15 - 2-23-2021
Rev. Jack Veatch offers reflections from Evergreen Christian Churchs 2-23-2021 Bible Study on Luke 15: 11-32, the parable of the lost son. We reflect on God's infinite grace and love for us.
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February 25, 2021
Believe the Good News, February 21st, 2021 Sermon
Rev. Jack Veatch begins our Lenten Journey by preaching about the road to the cross.
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February 21, 2021
A Prayer for the Start of Lent
Rev. Jack offers us a prayer for the start of our Lenten journey to the cross.
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February 20, 2021
Parables of the Lost and Found, Bible Study - Luke 15: 1-10, 2-16-2021
Rev. Jack Veatch offers some thoughts from the Bible Study text from Luker 15:1-10 which includes Christ's parables about the lost and found.
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February 19, 2021
Transfiguring Love, February 14, 2021
Pastor Jack reflects on the confluence of two important days: Transfiguration Sunday and Valentine's Day. How can we listen to Jesus, who is knocking on our door, and will we be open to the transfiguration of love?
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February 14, 2021
Bible Study - The Cost of Discipleship - Luke 14: 25-35
Pastor Jack reflects on ECC's Bible Study and talks about the Cost of Discipleship.
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February 11, 2021
A Prayer for Love
With Valentine's day quickly approaching, Pastor Jack offers a prayer for Love.
02:50
February 11, 2021
Met With Abundance, Feb. 7th 2021 Sermon
Pastor Jack Veatch reflects on Jesus' call to Simon Peter to drop his net in the waters just one more time.
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February 07, 2021
A Prayer for Abundance
A prayer for abundance is offered in reflection on the Parable of the Great Feast.
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February 03, 2021
Powers and Principalities, Prayer and Perseverance - Jan 31st 2021 Sermon - Rev. Melanie Harrell Delaney
Rev. Melanie Harrel Delaney preaches for us on Mark 1: 21 - 28, how do we confront demons, powers and principalities? Rev. Melanie Harrel Delaney is the co-director of the Bethany Fellows, a group which Pastor Jack is a fellow of. Find out more about how Bethany Fellows support clergy in their early years of ministry here: http://bethanyfellows.org/
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January 31, 2021
Power of Repentance, January 24th, 2021 Sermon
Rev. Jack Veatch frames the story of Noah to be about the Ninevites and the power of their repentance.
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January 24, 2021
Cheap Grace, January 17th 2021
Rev. Jack Veatch gives thoughts on extending "cheap grace" after the events at the Capitol
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January 17, 2021
Remember Your Baptism, January 10th 2021 Sermon
Rev. Jack Veatch urges us to remember our baptism in this time where mercy and love is difficult.
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January 10, 2021
Wandering Around Epiphany
Rev. Jack Veatch, at a lost for words to speak about Epiphany which happens upon the day in which the U.S Capitol has been stormed by terrorists, gives a short reflection.
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January 07, 2021
Begin with God, January 3rd, 2021 Sermon
Rev. Jack Veatch speaks about new beginnings in the new year.
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January 03, 2021
Christmas Eve Homily, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch gives a short homily instructing us to get up and go after this time of waiting.
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December 24, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 23rd, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's devotion from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
04:27
December 23, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 22nd, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch reads today's devotional from the 2020 Phillips Seminary Advent Devotional.
04:41
December 22, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 21st, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch reads today's advent devotional from the 2020 Phillips Seminary Advent Devotional.
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December 22, 2020
Blue Christmas - Longest Night
We offer a small reflection for those who may be in a season of grief and bereavement during the advent season. May your spirit be filled with God's love and compassion on this longest night. You can watch a more fleshed out Longest Night/Blue Christmas service provided by the Ohio Region of the Disciples of Christ Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqU3oMlanS8&feature=youtu.be
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December 22, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 20th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch reads today's devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
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December 21, 2020
Advent Week 4: Love Devotional
Rev. Jack Veatch reads the weekly advent table devotional, Advent and Hygge, from the SALT Project.
03:40
December 21, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 19th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch reads today's devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
06:08
December 21, 2020
Unexpected Love, December 20th, 2020 Sermon
Rev. Jack Veatch reflects on the "love chapter" from 1 Corinthians and the coming of Christ's love.
18:52
December 20, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 18th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch reads today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
04:13
December 19, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 17th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch reads today's devotional from the 2020 Phillips Seminary Advent Devotional.
02:53
December 17, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 16th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
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December 16, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 15th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
04:37
December 16, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 14th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
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December 16, 2020
Advent Week 3 Joy: Advent and Hygge - The Art of Coziness
Rev. Jack Veatch reads the table devotional for Week 3 of Advent from the Advent and Hygge - The Art of Coziness from the SALT project.
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December 14, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 13th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch reads today's devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
03:56
December 14, 2020
Unexpected Joy, December 13th, 2020 Sermon
Pastor Jack, on this third week of advent, preaches about Mary and John the Baptist, two unexpected messengers of Joy.
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December 13, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 12th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's devotion from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
03:41
December 13, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 11th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch reads today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
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December 12, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 10th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch reads today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
03:21
December 10, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 9th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional Booklet.
02:32
December 09, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 8th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional Booklet.
03:41
December 09, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 7th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional Booklet.
02:45
December 09, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 6th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional Booklet.
03:11
December 09, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 5th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional Booklet.
02:50
December 09, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 4th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional Booklet.
03:05
December 09, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 3rd, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares today's advent devotional from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional Booklet.
03:03
December 09, 2020
Unexpected Peace, December 6th, 2020 Sermon
Pastor Jack reflects on how we prepare for the unexpected peace of Jesus Christ in this second week of advent.
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December 06, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 2nd, 2020
Pastor Jack reads today's advent devotional offering from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
03:12
December 02, 2020
Advent Devotional, December 1st, 2020
Pastor Jack reads today's advent devotional offering from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
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December 01, 2020
Advent Devotional, November 30th, 2020
Pastor Jack reads today's advent devotional offering from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
02:53
December 01, 2020
Advent Devotional, November 29th, 2020
Pastor Jack reads today's advent devotional offering from the Phillips Seminary 2020 Advent Devotional.
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December 01, 2020
Unexpected Hope, November 29th 2020 Sermon
On this first  Sunday of advent, in celebration of an unexpected year and the advent tradition of lighting the candle of Hope, Pastor Jack reflects on Unexpected Hope.
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November 29, 2020
A Prayer for Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving! This year thanksgiving will look different. Some people will be missing loved ones, others will be mourning loved ones. Despite the midst of sorrow and tribulation, we may find ourselves in, it is good for us to find joy and resist sorrow. Please join Pastor Jack in this prayer for Thanksgiving.
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November 26, 2020
Be Sheep, November 22nd 2020 Sermon
Rev. Jack Veatch reflects on Jesus'  call to minister to the "least of these" for Chris the King Sunday.
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November 22, 2020
A Prayer for Warmth
Rev. Jack Veatch invites us to pray for warmth before what might be a cold season.
05:12
November 19, 2020
God's Love Everlasting, Nov. 15th 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch reflect on Romans 8:31-38 as a reminder of God's love everlasting.
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November 15, 2020
Reflection on Romans 8:31 - 38: Not Preemptive Justification but Preemptive Assurance
Rev. Jack Veatch gives a short, off-the-cuff reflection on this week's sermon scripture, Romans 8:31-38 going into why Romans 8:31-38 should not be read as preemptive justification for one's actions but rather as preemptive assurance of God's love.
12:43
November 11, 2020
Costly Unity, Nov. 8th, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch, after the election but recorded before we fully know the election results, gives a reflection on what is means to be united. Please forgive any distracted pronunciations (like how he pronounced Namibia as "Nambia") and awkward cuts, Pastor Jack's dog, Duke, was running around barking at people outside.
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November 06, 2020
Commemorate, Honor, Recommit - All Saints Day Nov. 1st 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch gives a homily on All Saints Day about how can honor the legacies of those who came before us.
16:03
November 01, 2020
All Saints Day Reflection
A reflection so that we can stop and remind ourselves of the saints who came before us.
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October 28, 2020
Rooted in Goodness, October 21st, 2020
Rev. Jack Veatch shares a sermon based on Psalm 1 about being rooted in goodness. Mr. Roger's Neighborhood fans will enjoy this one.
15:20
October 25, 2020
A Prayer: May we be like Trees
Rev. Jack Veatch offers a prayer which serves as a companion piece to October 25th's sermon. May we be like Trees.
05:20
October 22, 2020
What is due God, October 18th, 2020 Sermon
In his homily for October 18th, Pastor Jack contextualize the passage from Matthew in which Jesus says to "Give Ceasar what is Ceasars and give God what is God's." Reflecting on voting, civic duty, and religious duty, Pastor Jack talks about a much talked about passage.
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October 18, 2020
God is not a Golden Calf: ECC October 11th Sermon
Rev. Jack Veatch reflects on the story of God's wrath, Moses' pleading and Aaron and the Israelites' desperation, the story of the Golden Calf, and draws attention to the parallels of today.
18:29
October 11, 2020
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October 10, 2020