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DATE

AUDIO
PODCAST

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December 11, 2016
“Living Peace: Bringing About the Peaceable Kingdom”

Liturgist Leslie Mahoney reads scriptures 1 Peter 3:8-13, followed by sermon “Living Peace: Bringing About the Peaceable Kingdom” delivered by Rev. Robert Brown.

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December 4, 2016
“Making Peace: Conflict as a Path to Peace”

Liturgist Neely Hall reads scriptures Colossians 3:11-15, followed by sermon “Making Peace: Conflict as a Path to Peace” delivered by TriCon member and guest speaker Allene Kussin.

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November 27, 2016
“Finding Hope: Being Peace”

Liturgist Nick Wilbur reads scriptures Philippians 4:4-9 followed by sermon “Finding Hope: Being Peace” delivered by Rev. Robert Brown.

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November 20, 2016
“Benediction”

Rev. Dr. John Lombard’s daughters offer the scripture readings:

  • Reading from the Hebrew Scriptures – Micah 6:6a, 8 (Julie Anne Lombard)
  • Reading from the Christian Scriptures; Matthew 5:1-16 (Stephanie Frances Lombard Cruse)

followed by sermon “Benediction” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard. 

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November 13, 2016
“Repairers of the Breach”

Liturgist C. C. Donelan reads scriptures Isaiah 58:6-12 followed by sermon “Repairers of the Breach” by guest preacher Rev. June Cooper and Christine Chase of City Mission.

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November 6, 2016
“Living a Life of Loving Others

A few comments regarding the upcoming Presidential election followed by liturgist Allene Kussin reading scriptures John 21:1-19  and sermon “Living a Life of Loving Others” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard.

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October 30, 2016 
“Receiving a New Heart

Liturgist Cynthia LaMothe reads scriptures Luke 19:1-10 followed by sermon “Receiving a New Heart” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard.

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October 23, 2016 
“Promises to Keep

CHILDREN’S SABBATH
Liturgist Barbara Lynch reads scriptures Mark 10:13-16 followed by sermon “Promises to Keep” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard.

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October 16, 2016
“Counting Our Blessings”

Liturgist Hjalmar Pompe van Meerdevoort reads scriptures Genesis 32:22-31 followed by sermon “Counting Our Blessings” delivered by Rev. Robert W. Brown.

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October 9, 2016
“On the Condition of Humility and Reverence”

Liturgist Breht Feigh reads scriptures Luke 18:9-14 followed by sermon “On the Condition of Humility and Reverence” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard. 

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October 2, 2016
“Hungry Hearts”

Liturgist Stephen Haas reads scriptures Luke 24:13-35 followed by sermon “Hungry Hearts” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard. 

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September 25, 2016
“Waging Peace”

Liturgist and youth member Luke Wilbur reads scriptures Romans 12:9-21 followed by sermon “Waging Peace” delivered by Rev. Bob Brown; with guest speakers Bassam Aramin from Palestine and Robi Damelin from Israel (key speakers at the Al Filipov Peace & Justice Forum 2016).

 

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September 18, 2016
“On Seeing Sermons”

Liturgist Hank Haff reads scriptures James 2:14-18 followed by sermon “On Seeing Sermons” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard.

 

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September 11, 2016
“On Being a Life-Saving Station”

Blessing of the New Pipe Organ!
Liturgist Bill Ackles reads scriptures Luke 15:1-10 followed by sermon “On Being a Life-Saving Station” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard.

 

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PAST AUDIO PODCASTS OF 2016 SERMONS

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September 4, 2016 – “The Labor of Love”

Liturgist Fran Cummings reads scriptures Luke 14:25-35 followed by sermon “The Labor of Love” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard.


August 28, 2016 – “The Miracles of Jesus – Part IV “FREED”

Summer Sermon Series The Miracles of Jesus: Part IV – “Freed” delivered by Rev. Robert Brown with integrated scriptures read by liturgist Otto Judicke:

  • Demon-possessed man in synagogue – Mark 1:21-28; Luke 4:31-37
  • Boy with demon – Matthew 17:14-21; Mark 9:17-29; Luke 9:38-43 

  • Man possessed with many demons – Matthew 8:28-34; Mark 5:1-15; Luke 8:26-39
  • Dumb, demon-possessed man – Matthew 9:32-33 


August 21, 2016 – “The Miracles of Jesus – Part III “Raised”

Summer Sermon Series The Miracles of Jesus: Part III – “Raised” delivered by Rev. Robert Brown with integrated scriptures read by liturgist Robert Watson:
Jesus raises Jairus’ daughter Luke 8:49-56 

Jesus raises a widow’s son Luke 7:11-17 

Jesus raises his friend Lazarus John 11:1-44


August 14, 2016 – “Eyes to See”

Rev. Cindy Maybeck, Sabbatical Interim Pastor of West Concord Union Church reads scriptures Mark 10:46-52 followed by her sermon titled “Eyes to See”.


August 7, 2016 – “The Miracles of Jesus – Part II “Fed”

Summer Sermon Series The Miracles of Jesus: Part II – “Fed” delivered by Rev. Robert Brown with integrated scriptures read by liturgist Amy Pasley:
Jesus Changes Water into wine: The Gospel of John 2:1-11
Jesus feeds 5000 plus: The Gospel of Matthew 14:14-21 


July 24, 2016 – “The Miracles of Jesus – Part 1 “Healed”

Liturgist and West Concord Union Church Minister Cindy Maybeck reads scriptures Mark 8:22-26, John 5:2-16 and Luke 7:2-10 followed by Summer Sermon Series The Miracles of Jesus: Part 1 – “Healed” delivered by Rev. Robert Brown.


July 17, 2016 – “The Litmus Test of Faith”

Liturgist Earl Van Horn reads scriptures Romans 8:26-39 followed by sermon “The Litmus Test of Faith” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard.


July 10, 2016 – “When Outsiders Become Insiders”

Liturgist Jean Swindell reads scriptures Luke 10:25-37 followed by sermon “When Outsiders Become Insiders” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard.
(note: the end of sermon is cut off due to mic malfunction)


July 3, 2016 – “Taking a Moment for Your Soul”

Liturgist Suzanne Giles reads scriptures Romans 12:9-18, 21 followed by sermon “Taking a Moment for Your Soul” delivered by Rev. Dr. John Lombard.


June 26, 2016 – “Awkward Encounters”

Liturgist Leslie Ackles reads scriptures Luke 9:51-62 followed by sermon “Awkward Encounters” delivered by Rev. Robert Brown.


June 19, 2016 – “One Thing”

Rev. Robert Brown reads scriptures Luke 10:38-42 followed by Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain delivering the message “One Thing“.


June 12, 2016 – “Breaking Bad: An Alchemy of Grace”

Scripture Reading Galatians 2:15-21, Luke 7:36-50 and sermon “Breaking Bad: An Alchemy of Grace” delivered by Rev. Robert Brown.


June 5, 2016 – “Make Me A Blessing”

Liturgist Alyssa Boisvert reads scriptures Psalm 103:1-8 and 1 Peter 3:9 followed by Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain delivering the message “Make Me A Blessing“.


May 29, 2016 – “Living the Hyphen”

Liturgist Suzanne Giles reads scripture selections from Psalm 90 followed by Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain delivering the message “Living the Hyphen”.


May 22, 2016 – Rite of Confirmation

A special Confirmation Sunday Worship Service led by Rev. Bob Brown. There were 17 youth who went through TriCon’s confirmation program. This audio recording includes a Prayer of Invocation by confirmand Anna Nicholas, Reading from the Scriptures Romans 8:31-39 by confirmands Matthew Kirkman and Max Steinert, and Faith Statements read by 5 of the 17 confirmands; Max Steinert, Cooper Meyer, Alexandra Winstanley, Honour Valentine and Bliase Siefer.


May 8, 2016 – “Between Memory and Hope” (Sacrament of Baptism)

Liturgist Grace Campbell reads scripture selections from Genesis 1 & 2 and The Gospel of John I followed by Associate Minister Rev. Robert Brown delivering the message “Between Memory and Hope“.  Rev. Robert Brown’s grandson Blake Connors was baptized.


May 1, 2016 – “A Church That Throws Parties”

Liturgist Jeff Campbell reads scripture selections from Revelation 3:20 and Mark 9:10-13 followed by Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain delivering the message “A Church That Throws Parties”.


April 24, 2016 – “Making Room: God’s Extravagant Generosity”

SERMON and DRAMATIC INTERPRETATION OF THE SCRIPTURES
“Making Room: God’s extravagant generosity” – Rev. Robert Brown
Acts 11:1-18 and Reveloation 21:1-6 performed by Jordan DiGloria
 
 

April 10, 2016 – “Facing the Facts re: Climate Justice”

Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain reads scriptures from Psalm 46 and John 14:25-27 followed by Guest Preacher Wen Stephenson delivering message “Facing the Facts” and speaking on Climate Justice. 


March 27, 2016 – Easter Sunday “Do Not Be Afraid”

Liturgist Mary Jane Knudson reads scripture selections from Luke 24:1-12 followed by Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain delivering message “Do Not Be Afraid”.


March 13, 2016 – “Annointing”

Liturgist Bob Baldridge reads scripture selections from John 12:1-8 followed by Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain delivering message “Anointing”


February 28, 2016 – Youth Mission Trip Service

Listen to the TriCon senior high school youth talk about their experiences from the 2016 Mission Trip to Webster Springs, WV.  There were 47 high school teens and 8 adult leaders who traveled to Webster Springs, West Virginia during the February school vacation to provide direct service to the people of this impoverished area.


February 21, 2016 – “Trusting in God’s Promise”

Liturgist Hank Haff reads scripture selections from Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 followed by Guest Preacher and “In-Care” Seminarian Nancy Haynes delivering message “Trusting in God’s Promise”.


February 14, 2016 – “All You Need Is Love”

Liturgist Suzanne Giles reads scripture selections from Psalm 136 followed by Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain delivering message “All You Need Is Love”.


January 31, 2016 – “Wild, Weird & Wonderful”

2016 Mission Trip Youth read scriptures Jeremiah 1:4-10 and Corinthians 13:1-13 followed by Rev. Bob Brown delivering sermon “Wild, Weird & Wonderful”.


January 24, 2016 – “Body Building”

Liturgist Charity Tremblay reads scripture Luke 4:14-21 followed by Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain delivering message “Body Building” with scripture selections from 1 Corinthians 12.


January 17, 2016 – “Reflections on Martin Luther King Jr.”

Liturgist C.C. Donelan reads scripture selections from Amos 5 followed by Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain delivering message “Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr.”


January 10, 2016 – “Exodus 2016: An Epic Recreation”

Liturgist Wyatt Hickman reads scriptures Isaiah 43:1-7 and Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 followed by Rev. Robert Brown delivering sermon “Exodus 2016: An Epic Recreation”.


January 3, 2016 – “The Rivalry”

We welcome our Interim Sabbatical Minister Rev. Judith Brain while Rev. Dr. John Lombard is on sabbatical.

Liturgist Betsy Swaim reads three scripture readings about Light; Genesis 1:1-4a, John 8:12 and Matthew 5:14-16 followed by Rev. Judith Brain sharing a Story for Epiphany titled “The Rivalry”.



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