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Sermons by “Rev. Jason S. Glombicki”

Season of Creation: Forest Sunday

Although it may not feel like it today, summer is coming to an end. I hope you’ve had time the past few months to enjoy God’s gifts in nature. Today, we are invited to give thanks for God’s creation. One of the more important ecological images in the bible is a tree. Of course, we hear about trees in other places as well. Trees play an important role in Norse legends, Mayan images, the art of the woodlands Indians, and even in the logo of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. We also enjoy the presence of trees. Even during the cold, dark days of winter we drag trees into our homes, and then we spend time in their natural habitat when they finally bloom in spring. So too, in the reading from Genesis we also found a person among the trees…

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Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Today we continue our series on “Moses and the Israelites.” On these three Sundays, we hear some of the most important stories of the Hebrew Scriptures so that we might best understanding our God. So, let’s dive in…

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Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost

As a pastor, I often hear that the God of the Hebrew Scriptures, or the Old Testament, is a spiteful and angry God. Some tell me that as Christians we don’t believe in that God; instead, these people say, Christians believe in the God of love in the Christian Scriptures. I’m fascinated by this understanding. Theologically, as a church, it is untrue. Over the next few Sundays we will focus on a reading from the Hebrew Scriptures, and I hope this can help us see God’s work in a new way…

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