A Living Hope

Long-time Eastsider Dave Logeman gives today’s sermon on the kind of things we humans have inherited – for good and for bad – and the inheritance of hope which Christians can have for themselves and for the world. Dave preaches today from Paul’s beautiful prayer in his letter to the Ephesians: Blessed be the God […]

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Faith, Familiarity, and Faithfulness

How can familiarity with Jesus hurt faithfulness to his calling? In today’s sermon, Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd takes us through the story of Jesus’s preaching in Nazareth and his commissioning of his disciples. We see how familiarity and lack of faith can keep the work of the Kingdom back. He left that place and came […]

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The Healing Divine Touch

Today’s Lectionary reading shows us two times in which Jesus’s touch brought healing. Tim’s sermon explores the healing power of the divine and the human touch in Christianity and our liturgy. When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. Then one […]

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David and Goliath

Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd delivers today’s sermon on our alternate Lectionary reading from 1 Samuel, AKA the story of David and Goliath. Catch an interpretive delivery of the story of the battle from Christian and Abby Norman, then look to Tim’s sermon for lessons which David’s battle can teach us about creatively confronting evil and […]

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New Creation

Eastside’s pastoral resident Rachel Williams delivers today’s sermon from our Lectionary reading from 2 Corinthians. How can we walk by faith through a world with one foot in old creation and another in the new? “So we are always confident; even though we know that while we are at home in the body we are […]

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It’s Ordinary Time in the Church’s liturgical calendar, when the holy days of visible significance come to an end. But Eastside’s Rev. Timothy Lloyd preaches in today’s sermon that we should look to see the small, slow, subtle ways in which God is still planting new growth within us. “For we do not proclaim ourselves; […]

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Eastside’s Rev. Timothy Lloyd preaches today’s Trinity Sunday sermon on the nature of worship in the Christian community. Worship isn’t just the liturgy that happens in congregation – it’s the actions we take when we go out into the world. “In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, […]

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Pentecost Sunday

What is Pentecost, and what is it all about? This Pentecost Sunday, Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd shares takeaways from this second act of Chris’s ascension, and he explains what Pentecost means for the Church today. “When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a […]

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It’s Ascension Sunday, and Rev. Tim’s sermon today comes from Luke’s account of Christ’s ascension in Luke 24:44-53. Tim talks about what the Ascension represents for the Church – a calling to step up to be the hands and feet of Christ in the world. “Then he said to them, ‘These are my words that […]

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Connect to the True Vine

Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches on today’s lectionary reading from Christ’s teaching told in John 15:1-17. Tim reflects on the importance of alignment with God and shares ideas on how we can practice intentional spirituality that helps us to bear good fruit. “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. He removes every branch […]

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