Ascension and Transition

God exalted him to the highest placeand gave him the name that is above every name,that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow,in heaven and on earth and under the earth,and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is…

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Texts that Have Sustained Me

My Final Summer Sermon Series As I have neared my retirement as the senior pastor here at Edgebrook, I’ve been pondering what my last sermons would be. I’ve thought quite a bit about the sermons I will preach in September,…

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First Nations Version of the New Testament

This month, in honor of Native American Heritage Month, our Gospel texts each Sunday will be read from the First Nations Version of the New Testament. This text is in English, but incorporates storytelling styles and other elements common among…

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Advent in the Time of Corona

by Pastor Megan Herrold Sinchi It’s almost Advent! I imagine that many of you, especially if there are children in your household, are more likely to find yourself saying, “It’s almost Christmas!” But for many years now, Advent, not Christmas,…

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Pastoral Reflections on the Upcoming Election

We (Pastor Greg and Pastor Megan) have been listening to the concerns of many regarding this week’s election, particularly for the office of President of the United States.  People supporting either candidate have expressed fear if the candidate they don’t…

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Sermons for April 2016

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Veritas logoVERITAS is a word many of us at Edgebrook have heard over the past year or so, but maybe we’re not sure what it is, or what it has to do with us.  Here’s a little background, so everyone will have a better understanding of Veritas.

Quoting from the Veritas workbook, the words of Dr. John Wenrich and the Veritas Teaching Team:  “Veritas means ‘truth’ in Latin.  Jesus said, ‘You shall know the truth and the truth will set you free.’ (John 8:32)….Veritas helps churches to confront their current reality with faith, honesty and hope.”

Edgebrook Covenant Church is using Veritas as a tool, to assess who and what we are, what needs to be affirmed, what needs to be changed, and how we can be open to

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Respecting Our Church

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Our church is blessed to have so many families with children, however, kids will be kids! Parents and adults, we need your help to teach our children proper respect for our church. How can you help? Here are a few suggestions:

  • If you see a child running in the sanctuary, stop and explain that this room is where we worship God.
  • Make sure that children know that Coffee Hour food and beverages should be limited to the Chapel area only and not carried throughout the church.
  • Fellowship Hall is a great place for fun and games, just ask any kid, but the room needs to be prepared for such fun. This means that
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