Preacher: Rev. Winter Hamilton

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Questions of Theodicy

November 14, 2022
Why Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?: Questions of theodicy. There is no good answer, but we can talk about how the church understands evil to function in…

Forgiving Yourself

July 25, 2022
After Jacob was so bad to Esau, taking everything away from him and destroying the family relationships, he had to forgive himself for doing that harm so that the two…

The Silence of Saturday

April 18, 2022
Experience a unique Holy Saturday service in the Manchester UMC Historic Chapel, with a message from Rev. Winter Hamilton.

Anointed

January 24, 2022
As Jesus begins his work, he claims an anointing by the Spirit, connected to the prophecy of Isaiah. To be anointed is to be sent by God, to be consecrated…

Look Within

October 19, 2021
God knows us intimately, even better than we know ourselves. We can learn how to see ourselves as God sees us, to see our intentions, our deepest inner longings and…

The Role of Redemption

June 7, 2021
The Spirit’s role/function is redemptive. The Spirit redeems the suffering of the world, both personal and corporate.
Feb 14 2021 sermon

Transfiguration of the Church

February 16, 2021
Mountaintop moments orient our relationship with God. Mystical encounters with the fullness of God's truth orient us toward the next step in our calling, a calling that is lived out…
Sidewalk chalk art with a smiley face and the word Pause underneath.

Let the Light Shine

October 19, 2020
Being “children of light and children of the day” means we in a different relationship with others and the world…where we welcome the outcast and tear down the supposed hierarchies…
Artwork of the flight from Egypt.

The Rest of the Christmas Story

January 12, 2020
The Christmas story doesn't end on December 26. There's so much more to learn from what happens immediately after the birth of Christ.