Sermons by Pastor Joanie


We Go Together

Speaker: | October 28, 2019

I’ve had a few songs on my brain this week, and I want you to join me.  I’ve tried my best to make this sing-a-long inclusive…inclusive of several genres, but mainly of several different decades...

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What is Your Name?

What is Your Name?

Speaker: | June 17, 2019

In seminary, I had a professor ask me something like “Why do people call you Joanie?”  My explanation was “Well, my name is Joan.  But growing up everyone called me Joanie.  When I got to...


Draw Near to Each Other

Speaker: | December 23, 2018

Luke 1:26-55 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David....

Back in the Day: Hard Work

Speaker: | September 27, 2018

“Back in the day, we used to walk to school 12 miles uphill both ways, barefoot in the snow.” Okay, as we’ve introduced this theme of “Back in the day…” I wonder how many of...

Full of Surprises

Speaker: | August 13, 2018

FULL OF SURPRISES  Luke 8: 1-3 Soon afterwards he went on through cities and villages, proclaiming and bringing the good news of the kingdom of God. The twelve were with him, 2 as well as some women...

Love Listens

Love Listens

Speaker: | June 25, 2017

Pray with me.  Silence.  Holy One.  May we listen to You.  And by listening, may we love.  Amen. At the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, one of the requirements for graduation is a Mission Immersion Experience. ...

A Gift to Be Simple

A Gift to Be Simple

Speaker: | September 18, 2016

Sometimes the most complicated things are simpler than we think. Christ message to love our neighbor as ourselves is a simple gift received through a complicated parable. Simplicity is a gift...and gifts are meant...