Coppertop Sermons

Wonderful World of Disney

Sermon preached on February 22, 2009
Sunday honoring United Methodist Women

Scripture Readings: John 1:1-5, 14; Luke 4:18-19

I am a United Methodist Woman. Let me rephrase that. As an ordained clergy person who serves as a United Methodist pastor, I am a member of The United Methodist Women. I am very pleased

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Oops! (or Letting the Leaping Leper In)

Sermon preached February 15, 2009
Scripture Reading: Mark 1:40-45

So last week’s sermon title was “I’ve Got Rhythm,” and it sat proudly out on our sign outside the church. Someone commented to me that if that were posted outside a Catholic Church, the meaning might be entirely different. And then I thought about

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I’ve Got Rhythm

Sermon preached February 8, 2009

Scripture Reading: Mark 1:29-39

Just a few letters can make a big difference. Take the “g” from sing and Benny Goodman’s song becomes “Sin, Sin Sin.” That was probably the worst fear of parents whose children were listening to swing music in the 1930s! A church bulletin contained the

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Bacon and Eggs

Sermon preached February 1, 2009

Scripture Reading: I Corinthians 8:1-13

A hen and a pig are having a discussion around the barnyard. They both agree that the farmer who is caring for them is a good man – that he knows his business and that he cares well for his fields and animals.

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