Posts tagged with ‘Pastor Rebecca A. Henry’

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6/4/2017 Pentecost Sunday

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented: Sunday, June 4, 2017 Scripture Reference: Acts 2:1-6, 12-16, 22-24, 37-38, 41 Sermon: Pentecost Sunday   This is a season of transitions, and like all transitions in our lives there are mixed emotions. There is joy for all that one has accomplished and experienced, for relationships that have developed, […]

5/28/2017 Elisha and the Curing of Naaman

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented: Sunday, May 28, 2017 Scripture Reference: II Kings 5:1-15 Sermon: Elisha and the Curing of Naaman   It is often said, “Life is a journey.” It is a reminder to us that we are always moving and changing. I received a gift this week that shares that sentiment, with […]

5/21/2017 Elisha and the Passing of the Mantle

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, May 21, 2017 Scripture Reference: II Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 Sermon: Elisha and the Passing of the Mantle   They say it is the stories that shape us. Perhaps that is why I often say I had no chance – I was bound to go into the ministry. Like […]

5/14/2017 Elijah in the Wilderness

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, May 14, 2017 Scripture Reference: I Kings 19:1-15a Sermon: Elijah in the Wilderness   We come to church each week wanting to hear the word of God, wanting to hear a message that leaves us feeling comforted. Sometimes that is the message we need to hear, the message […]

5/7/2017 Elijah and Naboth’s Vineyard

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, May 7, 2017 Scripture Reference: I Kings 21:1-21a Sermon: Elijah and Naboth’s Vineyard   A man dies and meets St. Peter at the Pearly Gates. Peter says to the man, “Here’s how it works. You need to have 100 points to get into heaven. You tell me about […]

4/30/2017 Elijah and the Widow in Zarephath

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, April 30, 2017 Scripture Reference: I Kings 17:8-14 Sermon: Elijah and the Widow in Zarephath   If you have ever listened to an actor or actress talk about their work, then you’ve probably heard them say something like, “I tried to identify with their situation, what they were […]

4/23/2017 Holy Humor Sunday

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, April 23, 2017 Scripture Reference: John 21:1-14 Sermon: Holy Humor Sunday   When Forest Gump died, he stood in front of St. Peter at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter said, “Welcome, Forest. We’ve heard a lot about you.” He continued, “Unfortunately, it’s getting pretty crowded up here and […]

4/16/2017 Easter Sunday

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, April 16, 2017 Scripture Reference: Matthew 28:1-10 Sermon: Easter Sunday   Dr. Davis L. Dykes was a powerful and well-known United Methodist preacher back in the 70’s and 80’s. Not only was he serving a large church in Louisiana but thousands tuned in to hear him preach on […]

4/9/2017 Palm Sunday: Running Away

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, April 9, 2017 Scripture Reference: Luke 19:28-40, 22:14-23:56 Sermon: Palm Sunday – Give Up Something Bad for Lent – Running Away   It is easy at times to hear this account of Jesus’ final week and to ask in bewilderment, and even disgust, “How, Judas, could you turn […]

4/2/2017 Bad Habits

by Deanna DeBruin

Preaching:  Pastor Rebecca Henry Date Presented:  Sunday, April 2, 2017 Scripture Reference: Luke 19:1-10 Sermon: Give Up Something Bad for Lent – Bad Habits   Among the many stories that James Moore tells in his book, Give Up Something Bad for Lent, is that of a young family. The husband and wife became angry over […]