Sermons by Rev. Ashley Updegraff

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October 6, 2019 Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost “Tired of Waiting”


FIRST READING                                                                                                                       Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4 1:1 The oracle that the prophet Habakkuk saw. 2 O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not listen? Or cry to you “Violence!” and you will not save? 3 Why do you make me see wrongdoing and look at trouble? Destruction and violence […]

September 22, 2019 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost “Competing Values”


FIRST READING                                                                                                                      Amos 8:4-7 4 Hear this, you that trample on the needy, and bring to ruin the poor of the land, 5 saying, “When will the new moon be over so that we may sell grain; and the sabbath, so that we may offer wheat for sale? We will make the […]