Sermons by Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith

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September 3, 2017 “Written on the Heart”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT September 3, 2017 “Written on the Heart” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Jeremiah 31:31-34 The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. It will not be like the covenant that […]

August 20, 2017 “Sanctuary Moments”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT August 20, 2017 Sanctuary Moments The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Jonah 3:1-5, 10-4:11 3:1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time, saying, 2“Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you.” 3So Jonah set […]

August 6, 2017 “What is to Prevent Us?”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT August 6, 2017 “What is to Prevent Us?” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Acts 8:26-40 (NRSV) 26Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This is a wilderness road.) […]

July 16, 2017 “Overflow”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT July 16, 2017 “Overflow” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Luke 1:26-52 (NRSV) 26In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The […]

July 9, 2017 “Who is God to You?”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT July 9, 2017 “Who is God to You?” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Exodus 3:13-15 13But Moses said to God, “If I come to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your ancestors has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his […]

“With” June 18, 2017

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT June 18, 2017 “With” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Genesis 1:1-2:1a (Adapted) Voice 1: In the Jewish tradition, retelling scripture’s story allows the listeners to enter into that story as if it were ongoing. As you hear the familiar words of the creation story from Genesis, use […]

“What’s Next” May 28, 2017

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT May 28, 2017 “What’s Next” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith The scripture text and sermon can be read through the following link. Because several images were used throughout the sermon, it is presented as a .pdf file. 28May2017Sermon  

“We’re On Jesus’ Prayer List” May 21, 2017

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT May 21, 2017 “We’re on Jesus’ Prayer List” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith John 17:1-11 (NRSV) After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you, 2since you have […]

“This is What Resurrection Will do to You” May 14, 2014

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT May 14, 2017 “This is What Resurrection Can Do For Your” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Acts 6:8-15, 7:54-60 (NRSV) 8Stephen, full of grace and power, did great wonders and signs among the people. 9Then some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen (as […]