Hospitality and the Nativity’s Unlikely Guests

Eastside’s pastoral resident Rachel Williams delivers this sermon on the sixth day of Christmas. Listen for the theme of hospitality and welcome in Luke’s Nativity story: In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. Then an angel of the Lord stood before...

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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...

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Peace Be With You

Eastside pastoral resident Rachel Williams delivers today’s sermon on John 20:19-31, the telling of Jesus’s post-Resurrection appearances to the twelve disciples. What can Thomas’s doubt and Jesus’s blessing teach us – who have not seen Jesus – about what it means to embody his peace in the world? “When it was...

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