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Sermons by The Rev. Melanie Mudge

Facing Fears

The Rev. Melanie Mudge reflects on fear and faith (Genesis 15:1-6; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40): “Don’t be afraid to discover the difference we each can make in God’s world.”

Ask, Seek, Knock

Luke 11:1-13
For years, I’ve been hooked on a TV show called “So You Think You Can Dance.” I’ve been watching that because what those dancers can do is absolutely mesmerizing. They have great choreography, and most years it’s young people who have spent years and years in discipline and training….


Luke 9:51-62, Galatians 5:1,13-25
When I was in junior high school a long, long, time ago, I remember very clearly reading a book by Alan Paton called Cry, the Beloved Country. It’s written about South Africa during apartheid. The book follows a black pastor named Stephen Kumalo. He relates the challenges, the repurcussions, the human depravity that apartheid policy embraced….

Trinity Sunday 2019

Romans 5:1-5, John 16:12-15
The Trinity is the central dogma of Christian theology, that the one God exists in three persons and one substance: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. God is one, yet self differentiated. The God who is revealed to humanity is one God equally and three distinct modes of existence yet remains one through all eternity. Got it? …

Hearing God

John 10:22-30
The Rev. Melanie Mudge discusses the Gospel John 10:22-30. Children ask, “What language did Jesus speak?” They are told, Jesus understands all languages.” Melanie discusses how we hear God….