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Help with the Healing

Rev. Janie M. Walker speaks on portions of Mark 7 in her sermon given at Community worship on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Janie came to Richmond Hill as a resident associate pastor in 2000. She left the residential community in 2008, but continued to live out her passion around God’s healing of metropolitan Richmond...

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Three Words

Three words on a tough lesson: greatest/servant/welcome. Rev. Bob Hetherington preaches on Mark 9:30-37 at Community worship on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Bob served as Rector of St. Paul’s in Richmond for 22 years and remains an active presence in the Richmond community, including service to Richmond Hill and the Westminster Canterbury Foundation in particular...

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People On the Way

Rev. Janie M. Walker reminds us we are not just “People of the Way,” but rather “People on the Way.” This message on Mark 8:27-38 was preached at Community worship on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Janie came to Richmond Hill as a resident associate pastor in 2000. She left the residential community in 2008,...

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Find Your Voice

Rev. Janet Legro talks about courage — to speak, to change, to turn toward instead of turning away in her sermon on Mark 7:24-37, given at Community worship, Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Rev. Janet Legro is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and a member of the Richmond Hill Council....

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The Heart of the Matter

“The heart of the matter is the heart of the matter.” Rev. Joel Blunk says the longest journey is from our head to our heart. Joel preached this sermon on Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 at Community worship on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Joel is an ordained Presbyterian minister with the Presbyterian Church (USA).  He...

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Turn Back or Press On?

Turn back? Or press on? It’s your choice, the choice of discipleship. It was true back in the day, and it is still true today. Rev. Qasarah Spencer speaks to this in her sermon on John 6:56-69, delivered at Community worship on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Rev. Qasarah Spencer serve as Associate Minister at...

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Being the Bread of Life

How do we become the bread of life, the living word, in the world? Jabriel Hasan, member of the Urban Service Corps, delivers this message at Community worship at Richmond Hill on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Jabriel is in his second year as a member of the urban Service Corps of Richmond Hill.  He assists...

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Eating Together

What happens when we sit down to eat a meal together? Rev. Janie Walker shares insights in her sermon on John 6:24-35, preached at Community worship on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Janie came to Richmond Hill as a resident associate pastor in 2000. She left the residential community in 2008, but continued to live...

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Planted Firmly on Love

Bend the knee, obedience, and spiritual alignment. It’s all good. DeBorah Cannady breaks down Paul’s letter to the Ephesians at Community worship, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. DeBorah coordinates spiritual direction and healing ministries at Richmond Hill and also serves as a spiritual director. She is a licensed minister from St. Paul’s Baptist Church who...

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