The 13th Disciple – Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 In today’s text we discover the early Christians attempting to organize themselves. After the death of Judas another disciple was needed. They cast lots between Matthias and Justus, Matthias was chosen but is never mentioned again. What happened to Justus? Perhaps you recognize him….
Like a Mother There are many biblical images of God available to people of faith. The feminine images of God, particularly the maternal ones are least used, often resisted, if not dismissed. We will explore several of the mother images of God and what these images might offer us as people of faith.
Beloved, Be Loved, Be Love, 1 John 4:7-21 As we move through the Easter season, we bring our questions, “How should we live as Christians? How do we share the good news? What is new life? We discover that the answer is love. We are created as Beloved Children of God, loved by God through […]
To Know and Be Known, John 10:11-18 Jesus identifies himself in terms that people of his day could understand. Being a good shepherd meant knowing your sheep and being willing to lay down your life for them. The Good Shepherd knows that sheep will be sheep. He loves us for who we are not who […]
University Baptist and Brethren Church 411 South Burrowes Street, State College, PA Part Time Director of Music Principal duties include overseeing the music program and conducting the adult Sanctuary Choir, performing a full range of sacred, traditional and nontraditional music during weekly Sunday morning worship services. Conduct the Sanctuary Choir at Thursday night rehearsals. Coordinate […]
Peace is the Password, John 20:19-31 In the Gospel of John Jesus begins to appear to the disciples behind closed doors. He has a mysterious way of showing up while they are in hiding. And the message Jesus brings is simple, “Peace be with you.” According to John peace means doors don’t have to be […]