From a Rising Star to a Manger Bed

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Epiphany of Our Lord; January 6, 2019, Year C Isaiah 60.1-6; Psalm 72.1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3.1-12; Matthew 2.1-12 Pastor Renee Splichal Larson   Grace and peace to you from the One in whom we live and move and have our being, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. For two summers while in college, I worked in […]

Defiant Hope

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Christmas Eve Sermon, 2018; Year C Isaiah 9.2-7; Luke 2.1-20 Pastor Renee Splichal Larson   Grace and peace to you from the One who gives us hope, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Christmas story can seem unimaginable … impossible in fact. Why would the Creator of all that is choose to be born into […]

Sing out, Blessed ones

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December 23, 2018 Luke 1:39-55 Deacon Intern Alexandra Benson   Grace, peace, and mercy are yours through the God of impossible hope. Amen. Here at Heart River, it has been a week filled with song. Some of us, YCC students, staff, and church people, gathered on Monday afternoon to sing at the governor’s summit here […]