Sermons

October 10, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Blessed to be a Blessing" 

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Scripture Reading: Genesis 12:1-4 & Psalm 119:1-3, 105

October 3, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "At This Table" 

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Scripture Reading: John 6:10-11, Mark 7:26-29, Matthew 26:26-29, Luke 24:13-16, 28-31

September 26, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "In Our Hands." 

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Scripture Reading: Genesis 1:24-31a & Words by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

September 19, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Blessed are those ..." 

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Scripture Reading: James 3:13, 17-18, Jeremiah 17:7-8

September 12, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Living Water" 

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Scripture Reading: John 4:5-15

September 5, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Consistent and Total Surrender (Or Loving Enemy as Self Love)" 

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Scripture Reading: Luke 6:27-36, Martin Luther King Jr.

August 29, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Never Mine Alone" 

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Scripture Reading: John 15:9-17, Howard Thurman

August 1, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Yours in Love" 

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Scripture Reading: 1 John 4:7-19, Anne Dutton

July 25, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Restored to Fullness" 

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Scripture Reading: Mark 12: 28-34, Gerrard Winstanley

July 4, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Remembering" 

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Scripture Reading: Exodus 12:21-28, 31-32a, Matthew 26: 17-19, 26-29, Introduction to the Haggadah

June 27, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Remind Us" 

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Scripture Reading: Deuteronomy 6:1-9

June 6, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Beginning Again" 

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Scripture Reading: Genesis 3:8-10

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson is on parental leave until June.  


March 14, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Hearts & Hands

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Scripture Reading: Judges 7:1-7


March 7, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Whole & Holy

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Scripture Reading: John 2:13-22

 

February 28, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Water & Wilderness

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Scripture Reading: Mark 1:9-15

 

February 21, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Soil & Spirit

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Scripture Reading: Genesis 1:26-27, 2:4-7, 3:19 & Ecclesiastes 3:20


February 14, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Transformed by Love

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Scripture Reading: Mark 9:2-8

 

February 7, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "The Words God Gave

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Scripture Reading: Isaiah 40:21-31

 

January 31, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Return to Me and I will Return to You

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Scripture Reading: Malachi 2:17-3:7

January 24, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "The Belly of the Whale & God’s Mercy

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Scripture Reading: Selections from Jonah 1-4

 

January 17, 2021

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "The Humility to Listen and the Courage to Speak

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Scripture Reading: 1 Samuel 3:1-20 


January 10, 2021

Rev. Tracey Perry "Get Ready - God Is Doing A New Thing" (sermon begins 24:56)

Scripture Reading: Isaiah 43:18-19, Psalm 146


January 3, 2021

Rev. Tracey Perry "Hold On -- God is With You" (sermon begins 20:42)

Scripture Reading: Isaiah 9:6, Hebrews 11:1, 1 Thess. 5:16-18

 

December 20, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "An Uncertain Journey: Following the Shepherds"

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Scripture Reading: Luke 2:8-20

 

December 13, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Following Mary -- Overcome by Joy"

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Scripture Reading: Luke 1:26-45, 56

 

December 6, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Following Joseph - Daring to Dream"

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Scripture Reading: Matthew 1:16, 18-24 & Psalm 85:8-13

 

November 29, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "An Uncertain Journey: Following the Prophets"

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Scripture Reading: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 & Mark 1:1-8 

 

November 22, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Spirit: That All May Follow"

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Scripture Reading: Matthew 28:16-20 & 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

 

November 15, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Spirit: That We May Seek and Find"

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Scripture Reading: John 6:1-14 & Romans 15:13

 

November 8, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Spirit: Overflowing"

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Scripture Reading: John 6:1-14 & Romans 15:13

 

October 25, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Spirit: Written on Human Hearts"

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Scripture Reading: Matthew 22:34-40 & 2 Corinthians 3:1-6

 

October 18, 2020

Craig Bialy "What Language Do You Speak?"

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Scripture Reading: Acts 2:1-18, 43-46

 

October 11, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Spirit: Who Are You

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Scripture Reading:  John 4:19-24

 

September 27, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Spirit: Search for Me with All Your Heart

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Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 29:10-14 & Psalm 62:1-8 

 

September 20, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Spirit: But What Will We Eat" (sermon begins at 16:30 in the recording)

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Scripture Reading: Genesis 1:24-29, 9:1-3 & Exodus 16:11-15, 31

 

September 13, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Spirit: In the Beginning"

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Scripture Reading: Genesis 1:1-5, 2:7 and Psalm 104:24-30 

 

September 6, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Love is All You Need"

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Scripture Reading: Romans 12:9-16 & 13:8-10

 

August 30, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Resilience: Meddling Midwives"

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Scripture Reading: Exodus 1:8-2:10

 

August 23, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Play: God's Laughter & Wisdom's Fun"  (sermon begins at minute 35:45)

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Scripture Reading: Proverbs 8:12, 22-31 


August 16, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "When Love is Stronger than Anger"

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Scripture Reading: Selections from Genesis 37, 41 & 45

 

July 26, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Community: You Give Them Something to Eat"

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Scripture Reading: Matthew 14:13-21

 

July 19, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Justice: What Good is a Birthright"

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Scripture Reading: Genesis 25:19-34, Micah 6:8

 

July 12, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson "Joy: When the Mountains Sing"

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Scripture Reading: Isaiah 55:1-3, 6-13

 

June 28, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, "Fear"

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Scripture Reading: Genesis 21:8-21 (Scripture Backstory Genesis 18)

 

June 21, 2020 Father's Days

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, "Hope: An Old Woman's Laugh"

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Scripture Readings: Genesis 18:1-14

 

June 14, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, "Curiosity: The Slippery Slope"

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Scripture Readings: Luke 18:15-17 and Genesis 15:1-6

May 31, 2020 Pentecost

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, "One in the Spirit"

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Scripture Reading: Acts 2:1-18

 

May 17, 2020

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, "God's Mobile Home's Got Space"

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Scripture Reading: John 14:1-7, 15-21

 

May 10, 2020 Mother's Day

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, "Through the Gate / Embrace" 

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Scripture: John 10:1-18

 

May 3, 2020, Worship with Trinity United Methodist Church

Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, "On the Road / Encounter" 

Scripture: Luke 24:13-35


April 26, 2020, Worship with Trinity United Methodist Church

Rev. Bryson Lillie, Trinity United Methodist Church "Resting in the Storm"

Scripture: Matthew 8:23-27

 


Previous Sermons

 

2020

April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday - Jeremiah  31:1-6, 8-9 & Matthew 28:1-8 "Risen" Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, Sermon Video

March 29, 2020 - Ezekiel 37: 1-14 "Lamenting" Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson

March 22, 2020 - John 9:1-12 & Psalm 23 "Receiving" Rev. Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson

 

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