Transfiguration

Reverend Timothy Lloyd addresses the United Methodist mission and identity in the aftermath of the United Methodist General Conference and the passage of the Traditional Plan. And on this Transfiguration Sunday we reflect on the transfiguring moments that have shaped us and will shape us in love as we move forward. Scripture: Luke 9:28-43 NRSV

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The Jerusalem Council and Gentile Inclusion

This week Eastside’s Reverend Timothy Lloyd preaches on lessons in interpretation and inclusion from the early days of the Christian church – and their relevance for big decisions facing United Methodists this coming week. Read this week’s Scripture selection. 

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God Is With the Forgotten

  “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, and he will put the sheep […]

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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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