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25 Oct Upcoming Worship Themes

Worship Themes for November and December November Worship Themes November 4 All Saints Sunday, Sermon:  Stone Testaments   November 11 Stewardship Sunday, Sermon:  Why Do We Exist? November 18 New Members will be received November 25 Christ the King Sunday Advent Sermon Theme:  What Time Is It?   December 2 First...

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25 Oct Overcoming Giants, Living the Promise

Overcoming Giants, Living the Promise Numbers 13:1-3, 17-33 October 21, 2018 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church Every once in a while, it is good to take stock of one’s life—to think about where we are, how we got here, where we’ve come from and where we’re going.  Some people do...

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16 Oct The Children Show us the Way

Calvary Presbyterian Church, October 7, 2018 Gene Kendall, Jr I remember it like it was yesterday, the visual and emotional memories were burned into my amygdala.  On Thanksgiving morning, 43 years ago, with my 4 other siblings home from college for the holiday, my mother told us...

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25 Sep Lessons from the Vineyard

Lessons from the Vineyard John 15:1-8 September 23, 2018 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church When it comes to wine, even most novices know that the French have a long history of vintage winemaking and have provided the names for some of the world’s best-known varieties of vino. Champagne, Bordeaux,...

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18 Sep The “S” Factor

The “S” Factor John 14:15-17, 25-27 and 16:4b-15 September 16, 2018 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church What is your favorite kind of vacation?  For some people who live a long distance from their relatives, vacations are all about going home, seeing loved ones and reconnecting with the people and places...

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05 Sep Jesus’ Travel Plans

Jesus’ Travel Plans John 14:1-14 September 2, 2018 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church Travel horror stories.  How many of you have experienced a truly awful travel misadventure and lived to tell about it?  Flight delays, missed connections, and lost luggage are events that if you travel much at all, are...

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29 Aug Tracking the Sheep

Tracking the Sheep John 10:1-18 August 26, 2018 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church How many of you love your job, or if you’re retired, you retired from a job you loved?  How many of you would say your job is okay, tolerable? How many of you either are now in...

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24 Aug The Ultimate Soul Food

The Ultimate Soul Food John 6:25-35, 47-51 August 19, 2018 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church There is an old Kudzu cartoon that shows a preacher reading the Lord’s Prayer from the pulpit:  “Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on...

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14 Aug What Are You Hungry For?

What Are You Hungry For? John 6:1-21 August 12, 2018 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church It’s a little past 6:00 on a Friday night. It’s been a long week, it’s dinnertime, and nobody feels like cooking. If you’re like me, you might open the pantry door, then the refrigerator,...

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07 Aug Jesus’ Big Fat Jewish Wedding

Jesus’ Big Fat Jewish Wedding John 2:1-12 August 5, 2018 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church Weddings are joyous occasions. Whether large or small, elaborate or simple, weddings are one of life’s great celebrations as two people come together and commit their lives to one another. There are excesses, to...

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