January 5, 2020

Pastor Tammy Sharp Jeremiah 31:4-14 Ephesians 1:3-14 John 1:1-18 Matthew 2:1-12 In recent weeks, I have had the very unexpected pleasure of spending time with a couple of people who were part of my youth groups, oh so many years ago. As I walk away from those conversations, I literally stop and say a prayer of thanks to God that a) I have been blessed to be a part of their journey and b) that … [Read more...]

August 25, 2019

Pastor Tammy Sharp Isaiah 58:9-14 Psalm 103:1-8 Hebrews 12:18-29 Luke 13:10-17 As I read through the lessons for this week there were two, very vivid images that came to mind. The Psalm begins “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless His holy name”. I can’t read that verse without thinking of sitting on the benches at the hillside chapel at camp watching kids pop up out of … [Read more...]

July 7, 2019

Pastor Tammy Sharp Isaiah 66:10-14 Galatians 6:7:16 Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Who doesn’t love a great surprise? Forgive me if I have shared this with you before, but it is a great story of surprise and maybe a little disappointment. Our son Josh was turning 4 and we were headed to Rick’s parent’s house for a birthday dinner celebration. Now, you need to know something about my mother-in-law to get … [Read more...]

April 28, 2019

Pastor Tammy Sharp Acts 5:27-32 Revelations 1:4-8 Psalm 118:14-29 John 20:19-31 My husband (Rick) and I, are sort of reality show junkies. That isn’t totally true. We are not into the Housewives of …. Sort of reality junkies. We watch competition shows like America’s Got Talent and American Idol and Survivor…. Those sort of reality TV shows. Last year there was a new one called “World’s Best”. … [Read more...]

February 24, 2019

Pastor Tammy Sharp Genesis 45:3-11, 15 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50 Luke 6:27-38 After looking at this text throughout the week and thinking about what it really means to love someone, I got away from the actual substance of the text and just thought about love. Young love, strong-weathered with time love, true love, and of course, puppy love. Oh, the love nearly everyone feels when they … [Read more...]

January 6, 2019

Pastor Tammy Sharp Isaiah 60:1-6 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12 So, what do you think of the Epiphany Nativity Scene? Did anyone come into the sanctuary and not notice that our Nativity Scene has changed? And, be honest, whose first reaction was to giggle? And then, the question marks began to swirl in your head. Welcome to our Epiphany Worship. Today we celebrate the power of light! Today … [Read more...]