March 2020

“Lent: Preparing for Holy Week”/Luke 9: 51-62; Isaiah 58: 3, 6-10/Rev. Rodger Allen/3.8.2020

By |March 10th, 2020|Sermons|

One might think that the best time for me to present an Introduction to the Season of Lent would be on the first Sunday in Lent, which was last Sunday. But last Sunday’s service included both of our sacraments, Baptism and the Lord’s Supper – only the second time I can remember that happening in my nearly sixteen years here. So I couldn’t resist presenting a discussion of sacraments then, and saving Lent’s introduction for today. […]

March 2016

“Why Lent?” Rev. Rodger Allen; 2-14-2016 Mark 1:9-15; Jonah 3:1-7a, 8b-10

By |March 3rd, 2016|Sermons|

Lent is the six and a half week season of the Christian worship year which leads up to Easter. Lent began last Wednesday. We heard of the people of Nineveh, in Jonah, fasting and repenting of their sins for forty days. We also heard about Jesus being out in the wilderness, praying and fasting and [...]