Sermons at MCCC - Rev. Chad Delaney
June 21, 2020 - Job 14 and 19 - Suffering and Hope

June 21, 2020 - Job 14 and 19 - Suffering and Hope

June 21, 2020

Sometimes the traditional dichotomies and dualisms just don't work!  Pastor Sarah explores these chapters of Job using Queer Theology to explore suffering and hope in our time.  

June 14, 2020 - Job 1:13-22, 7:11-21 - Expressing our Grief

June 14, 2020 - Job 1:13-22, 7:11-21 - Expressing our Grief

June 14, 2020

Job's story is held up as the ultimate example of dealing with our grief.  In Job 1-2 he takes all the suffering on the chin and doesn't have a complaint.  This image is usually held up as the model of faithfulness...but is that Job's whole story?  Job 7 gives us a little glimpse into Job's story and the anguish that he felt in his body, mind, and soul....and he has no problem giving God a piece of his mind.  Let's dive into this story today and over the next 2 weeks...

June 7, 2020 - 2 Timothy 4.1-5 - Open to Challenge

June 7, 2020 - 2 Timothy 4.1-5 - Open to Challenge

June 7, 2020

All around are voices of passion about the current events in our world. Are we listening and learning from those affected? Are we willing to hear a word we may not want to hear? Pastor Chad explores Paul's words to Timothy long ago, confirmation bias, and how we can start talking about Racism.

May 31, 2020 - 1 Corinthians 12:1-13 - Spiritual Gifts Pentecost

May 31, 2020 - 1 Corinthians 12:1-13 - Spiritual Gifts Pentecost

May 31, 2020

The early and modern church struggles with elevating certain spiritual gifts over others. What happens though when we MINIMIZE our own gifts. Receive encouragement today to embrace your own gifts!

May 24, 2020 - 1 Corinthians 13 - Love in Action - Sarah Smith

May 24, 2020 - 1 Corinthians 13 - Love in Action - Sarah Smith

May 24, 2020

Pastor Sarah Smith preaches a word on a familiar passage, but whose strength and challenge we don't fully tap into. What does love really look like?

Joint Xplor Send-Off Service - May 17, 2020

Joint Xplor Send-Off Service - May 17, 2020

May 18, 2020

This is the audio recording of our Xplor Send-Off Zoom Worship service. Thanks to Rev. McCreight, Rev. Kluchar, Rev. Delaney, and Linda Idoine for their leadership and guidance through the program. We took time to hear from our wonderful residents - - Natalie, Heidi, and Jennifer and then sent them off with our love and prayers.

May 10, 2020 - 1 Corinthians 1:10-19 - In Essentials Unity

May 10, 2020 - 1 Corinthians 1:10-19 - In Essentials Unity

May 10, 2020

We need Unity in Christ now more than ever...but still it eludes us. what is the basis for our unity as Christians? What should we look for in the world and within ourselves?

May 3rd, 2020 - 1 Thess 1.1-10 - Labor of Love.mp3

May 3rd, 2020 - 1 Thess 1.1-10 - Labor of Love.mp3

May 3, 2020

What does it mean to offer a Labor of Love? Today we hear a bit of the context to which the Apostle Paul wrote to, but also bring the idea into the present. included in the sermon today are the perspectives of three nurses in our congregation. You will be blessed to hear what they have to say!

April 26th, 2020 - Acts 3:1-11 - Making Joy Last

April 26th, 2020 - Acts 3:1-11 - Making Joy Last

April 26, 2020

What would make you jump for joy? What would make it last? A child of God is healed and raised up in the Name of Jesus Christ...what is to become of him? With a little help from Monty Python's Life of Brian we explore this great story from scripture.

Apr 19, 2020 - Acts 1:1-14 - 40-plus Days

Apr 19, 2020 - Acts 1:1-14 - 40-plus Days

April 19, 2020

in this 40+ Day period of waiting and wandering, how are we spending it? How can we nurture the soul during this time? What would that look like for us?

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