Sermons

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 August 29, 11am Worship on Zoom, "Embodying Love"

Rev. Toledano preaching on James 1:17-27 and Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23.

Special music by Charity Muse and Jim Bailiff and the Pilgrim choir.

August 22, 11am Worship on Zoom, "Eat, Drink and Be Merry!"

For God has long ago approved of what you do!

The Rev. Dr. Christy Bonner preaches.

August 15, 11am Worship on Zoom, "Come Share the Lord"

What is communion all about? How do we drink the blood and eat the flesh?

Rev. Toledano preaching from John 6:51-58.

August 8, 11am Worship on Zoom

Good Old fashioned gospel singing and a heart-warming message: "Live in Love".

Rev. Toledano preaching from Ephesians 4:25-5:2 including Jimmy Carter's favorite verse.

August 1, 11am Worship on Zoom

What do we need to sustain ourselves? What is the bread of life?

Rev. Toledano preaches from Exodus 16:2-4,9-15 and John 6:24-35.

July 25, 11am Worship on Zoom

Rev. Toledano preaches on the Multiplying of the Loaves and Fishes John 6:1-21.

July 18, 5pm Worship on Zoom 

Rev. Stulce preaches from Matthew and Hebrews "God's Siren Song".

Please join us for this inspiring message.

July 11, 11am Worship on Zoom 

Dance Like Everyone is Watching!

Come learn about King David and his famous dance. Rev. Toledano preaches from 2 Samuel 6.

 

July 4, 11am Worship on Zoom

Bryce Current will reflect on what do we mean when we say

"We hold these truths...How we heal a divided nation from the inside out?"

June 27, 11am Worship on Zoom

Join us for a timely reminder that Jesus's love is for all.

Rev. Toledano preaches from Mark 5:21-43.

June 20, 11am Worship on Zoom

Celebrating the Faith of Our Fathers

Rev. Toledano preaches from Job 38:1-11 and Mark 4:35-41.

June 13, 11am Worship on Zoom

Join us for the beloved parable of the Mustard Seed.

Rev. Toledano preaches from Mark 4:26-34. 

June 6, 11am Worship on Zoom

Rev. Toledano preaches from Genesis 3:8-15.

May 30, Trinity Sunday 11am Worship on Zoom

Live into the Mystery 

Rev. Toledano preaches from Romans 8:12-17.

May 23, 11am Worship on Zoom

Celebrate Pentecost!

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano  preaching from Acts 2:1-21.

May 16, 11am Worship on Zoom

Mental Health Awareness Sunday

"Peace, Be Still"

Special Guest Preacher Sherry Landrum Isaiah 41:12-14 and Mark 4:35-40 and Mark 5:1-20.

 

May 9, 11am Worship on Zoom

Celebrating Mother's Day 

Rev. Toledano preaching from John 15:1-17. 

Let us Abide in God's love

May 2, 11am Worship on Zoom

Celebrate unity in diversity

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano preaching from Acts 8:26-40. 

in a sermon entitled "Weave Us Together".

April 25, 11am Worship on Zoom

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano preaching from 1 John 3:16-24 and John 10:11-18

in a sermon entitled "Good Shepherds and Bad Wolves".

What is our response to brutality and injustice? How are we shepherds and how are we sheep?

Third Sunday of Easter, April 18, 11am Worship on Zoom

What makes us feel safe? How do we know that "All Will Be Well"? 

Come join us as we celebrate the Risen Lord!

Scripture:  Psalm 4 and  Luke 24:36b-48.

 

Second Sunday of Easter, April 11, 11am Worship on Zoom

Bryce Current preaches on "The Faithful Doubter".

Scripture Reading:  John 20:19-31.

Easter Sunday, April 4, 11am Worship on Zoom

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano preaching: "Dancing on the Way to Galilee".

Scripture Reading: Mark 16:1-8. 

Easter Sunrise Service, April 4, 8am

Message with Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano.

Scripture Reading:  Gospel of John 20:1-18.

Good Friday Service, April 2

Featured is the Last Seven Words of Christ Cantata by Dubois interspersed

with readings from a Good Friday poem and images for reflection.

This service was created as a collaboration of Northminster Presbyterian,

Pilgrim Congregational Church and First Christian.

Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service, April 2, 7:30pm Worship on Zoom

A candlelight service with readings for Holy Week,

remembering the Last Supper and the crucifixion. 

Sixth Sunday In Lent, March 28, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano preaching:  "Reversal of Fortune".

Scripture Reading:   Mark 11:1-11 & Mark 15.

Fifth Sunday In Lent, March 21, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano preaching:  "Do Not Hinder Them".

Scripture Reading:   Psalm 119:9-16

Fourth Sunday In Lent, March 14, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano preaching:  "God so loved the world!"

Scripture Reading:  John 3:16; 14-21.

Third Sunday In Lent, March 7, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Rev. Kate Stulce preaching:  "Taize & Tapas".

Scripture Reading:  Psalm 139.

Second Sunday In Lent, February 28, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano preaching:  "Whose Story Are You Telling?"

Scripture Reading: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 & Mark 8:31-38.

First Sunday In Lent, February 21, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano preaching:  "A Closer Walk With God".

Scripture Reading: Genesis 9:8-17.

Transfiguration Sunday February 14, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano preaching:  "Healing and Wholeness".

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 40:21-31 & Mark 1:29-39

Sunday February 7, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Rev. Dorothy Gager preaching:  "What Are We Waiting On?"

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 40:21-31 & Mark 1:29-39.

 

Sunday January 31, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Rev. Katharine Howe Toledano preaching:  "Healing and Wholeness".

Scripture Reading: Mark 1:21-28.

Sunday January 24, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Reverend Katharine Howe Toledano Preaching:  "Learning to Fish".

Scripture Readings:  Psalm 62:9-12 and Gospel Lesson: Mark 1:14-20.

Sunday January 17, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Reverend Katharine Howe Toledano Preaching:  "Raising Up a Prophet".

Scripture Readings: 1 Samuel 3:1-20; John 1:43-51.

Sunday January 10, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Reverend Katharine Howe Toledano Preaching:  "Emerging from the Water".

Scripture Readings: Genesis 1:1-5 and Mark 1:4-11.

Sunday January 3, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Reverend Katharine Howe Toledano Preaching:  "Wonders of God's Love".

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12.

First Sunday after Christmas, December 27, 11am Worship on ZOOM

Bryce Current Preaching: "Hope Lights the Way". 

Scripture Reading:  Luke 2:22-40.

Thursday December 24, 5pm Christmas Eve Worship on ZOOM

This will be a special service with beautiful Christmas Music, familiar carols

and the telling of the Christmas Story by the children of Pilgrim Church. 

Sunday, December 20, 11am Worship on ZOOM, Fourth Sunday of Advent

Reverend Katharine Howe Toledano preaching from scripture Luke 1:26-38.

Sunday, December 13, 11am Worship on ZOOM, Third Sunday of Advent

 Reverend Katharine Howe Toledano: "Joy in the Wilderness".

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 61:1-11; John 1:6-8, 19-28.