Why the Church Needs Music

Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches from John’s vision of the Resurrection future, exploring the deep connections between music and Christian life and hope in this Eastertide sermon. Read today’s Scripture selection from Revelation 5:11-14.

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Do You Love Me?

Eastside celebrates resurrection. On this Easter, Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches on the ties that connect resurrection, God’s love for the world, and the church’s mission in the world. Read this week’s Scripture selection from John 21:1-17.

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Alone With Us

Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches today’s Palm Sunday sermon on Christ’s entry into humanity’s isolation, and our call to transform the loneliness around us. Read today’s Scripture selection, from Luke’s account of Jesus’ final entry into Jerusalem.

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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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Seeing Love Is Seeing God

Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd delivers today’s sermon on our Lectionary reading from 1 John 4:7-21. The writer of this famous epistle passage gives us a paradox while no one has seen God, all who have seen the self-giving agape love embodied in Christ have indeed seen God. Humans can choose to have “perfection in love” by […]

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Love With Boots on the Ground

Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches this Sunday’s sermon from the Lectionary epistle reading of 1 John 3:16-24. From Christology to the theology of incarnation and redemption, scriptures like 1 John call us to care for *all* of creation. The members of Christ’s body are called to care not just for each other’s spiritual needs, but for […]

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