"A Sanctuary in the City… Living Faith"

Sermons by The Rev. Dr. Seth E. Weeldreyer

Faith Supreme

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost – Genesis 45:1-14; Matthew 15:21-28; Faith Supreme – I wanted to talk about Joseph’s journey into a foreign land, today. It’s a beautiful story. It’s one of the moving narratives in all of Hebrew Scripture. It’s about death and resurrection, in much the same way that is echoed throughout the New Testament.…

Sent by Jesus: Finding Our Way

Second Sunday after Pentecost – Genesis 18:1-15; Matthew 9:35-10:16; Sent by Jesus: Finding Our Way – I imagine he pretty much had his way as a young man. Sparkling intelligent eyes and a broad grin. Friendly, confident, charismatic. A leader from his youth, with dreams of grandeur. We know Francesco Bernadone lived extravagantly, generously, bordering…

To Tell the Story

Seventh Sunday of Easter – John 17:1-8; Acts 1:1-1, To Tell the Story – Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Laureate, and Holocaust survivor said “God is God because God remembers.” Beyond fleeting thoughts, through living memory the Divine is real in our faithfulness. Wiesel explains: When the great Rabbi Israel Bal Shem Tov saw misfortune threatening the…

Religious…and Spiritual

Sixth Sunday of Easter – John 14:15-21;25-27, Acts 17:22-34; Religious…and Spiritual – Groups of five and six Presbyterian ministers sat at round tables under a high beamed ceiling. Laughter and excited conversation sparkled throughout the room. At a CREDO conference last week, we tried to nurture in participants healthy life physically, emotionally, financially, vocationally, spiritually. There were…