Sermons by Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith

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“Relationship” March 4, 2018

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT March 4, 2018 “Relationship” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Exodus 20:2-17 (NRSV) 2I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; 3you shall have no other gods before me. 4You shall not make for yourself […]

February 25, 2018 “Named”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT February 25, 2018 “Named” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 (NRSV) When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless. 2And I will make my covenant between me and […]

Feb. 18, 2018 “In These Days”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT February 19, 2018 “In These Days” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Genesis 9:8-17 8Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him, 9“As for me, I am establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you, 10and with every living creature that is with […]

“Threshold” February 11, 2018 – Transfiguration Sunday

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT February 11, 2018 Transfiguration Sunday “Threshold” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Mark 9:2-9 2Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, 3and his clothes became dazzling white, […]

February 4, 2018 “Rise up and….”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT February 4, 2018 “Rise up and….” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Mark 1:29-39 (NRSV) 29As soon as they left the synagogue, they entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. 30Now Simon’s mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they told him about […]

January 28, 2018 “Author-ity”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT January 28, 2018 “Author-ity” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Mark 1:21-28 (NRSV) 21They went to Capernaum; and when the Sabbath came, he entered the synagogue and taught. 22They were astounded at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. 23Just […]

January 21, 2018 “Yield”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT January 21, 2018 “Yield” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Mark 1:14-20 (NRSV) 14Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, 15and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good […]

January 14, 2018 “Invitation”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT January 14, 2018 “Invitation” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (NRSV) Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. 2At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to […]

January 7, 2018 “Identity”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT January 7, 2018 “Identity” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Genesis 1:1-5 (NRSV) In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of […]