You Are Loved, Part 3

What is the proper way to understand Scripture and all that comes with it? Today Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches on interpretation through the spirit of Christ in part 3 of Eastside’s “You Are Loved” series. “One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them […]

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You Are Loved, Part 2

Rev. Timothy Lloyd preaches from the parable of the good Samaritan for this second part of Eastside’s “You Are Loved” series. “Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. ‘Teacher,’ he said, ‘what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ He said to him, ‘What is written in the law? What do you read there?’ He […]

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You Are Loved, Part 1

Rev. Timothy Lloyd preaches on the significance of Jesus’s baptism and calling for us in this first part of Eastside’s new series “You Are Loved.” “As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, John answered all of them by saying, ‘I baptize […]

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A New Path and the Wrong People

Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches from Matthew’s Gospel account of Epiphany, the coming of the Magi to Christ. See what the upside-down nature of this story – and the Magi’s calling – can teach us in this new year: ‘In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise menfrom […]

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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 them, and the glory of […]

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The Word Became Flesh

Share in Eastside’s Traveler’s Christmas Eve service, preached from John 1:1-18. What does it mean for the Word to have become flesh and dwelt among us? “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being […]

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Listening for the Word of Shalom

As Eastside lights the Advent candle of peace, hear Reverend Timothy Lloyd preach on the new promise of “shalom” found in the story of Zechariah, Elizabeth, and John the Baptist: In the days of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. His wife was […]

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Hope and Real Estate

Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches the first sermon of Advent (and the first sermon of the Christian year) from the text of Jeremiah 33:14-26. Here Jeremiah shares a vision of God’s restoration of Israel. How can we follow Jeremiah’s example in acting on that kind of hope? “Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I […]

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Christ the King

Today Eastside’s pastoral resident preaches from the book of John on the distinct kingship of Christ. The kingdom proclaimed by Christ is different from the rule of all the other monarchs we’ve created for ourselves over the ages: “Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, ‘Are you the King of the Jews?’ Jesus […]

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