Sermons by Rev. Les Ferguson

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Intentionally in tension – sermon from May 13: Mother’s Day

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Today we recognize our community and the place we inhabit in the life and faith of Suffolk, Virginia, and the world. Part of our life together today was filled with the definition of “imago dei” – the meaning of the phrase “made in the image of God.” In our worship today we heard lessons about […]

On being a Child of God – sermon from Apr. 15, 2018

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We looked at the oddity of life: being human AND made in the image of God, called a child of God. We heard reflections of the fallibility of our human focus and the ability to either ignore or simply miss God’s interaction with us in community. While it seems odd to hear these stories just […]

The Church this Side of Easter – Sermon for Apr. 8, 2018

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We celebrate our journey in this Easter season and consider how our life and the practice of the Christian church has changed on this side of Easter. Scripture paints many pictures of how that first and second century church practiced its faith. Some traits to consider: unity of focus, community empowerment, all are welcome – […]

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“Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord…” It is difficult to say more or anything in a sermon that expands on the Passion Gospel and portrayal of Jesus’ last days on earth. Yet, as we sit in reflection and try to not be overwhelmed by the emotion and passion it […]