Sermons tagged with ‘United Church of Christ’

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November 19, 2017 “Who Am I”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT November 19, 2017 “Who am I?” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Ezekiel 34:11-16 (NRSV) 11For thus says the Lord God: I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. 12As shepherds seek out their flocks when they are among their scattered sheep, so I […]

November 12, 2017 “What Do You Expect?”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT November 12, 2017 “What Do You Expect?” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Matthew 25:1-13 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3When the foolish took […]

“Never too Young – Never too Old”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT January 29, 2017 “Never too Young – Never too Old” Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Matthew 5:1-15 (NRSV) When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: 3“Blessed […]

“Coin Discipleship”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT January 22, 2017 “Coin Discipleship” (No, this is not a stewardship sermon) Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Matthew 5:38-48 (NRSV) 38“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. […]

“Diving In: New Life in Christ”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT January 15, 2017 “Diving In: New Life in Christ” Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith John 1:35-42 (NRSV) 35The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples, 36and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, “Look, here is the Lamb of God!” 37The two disciples […]

“Re-Formed and Re-Forming” October 30, 2016

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT October 30, 2016 – Reformation Sunday “Re-formed and Re-forming” Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith At the beginning of the service, those in attendance were given a small piece of paper and encouraged to respond to the following: What one thing do you want to see re-formed in the […]

“Heaps of Hope” October 23, 2016

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, Montana Sermon – October 23, 2016 The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith “Heaps of Hope” Joel 2:23-32 O children of Zion, be glad and rejoice in the Lord your God; for God has given the early rain for your vindication, God has poured down for you abundant rain, the […]