Sermon

Answering God’s Call

November 20, 2022 Before I was began my work in the church, I was a stay at home mom. I spent a lot of time in elementary school, junior high and then high school parking lots waiting for my son. I went to parent association meetings and Science Olympiad meets. Read More

Every Word a Prayer, Luke 17:11-19

Come and See Sermon Oct. 9, 2022 Every Word a Prayer, Luke 17:11-19 By Katie Myers On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee.  As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, they called out, saying, “Jesus, Master, have… Read More

How Can We Sing the Lord’s Song in a Foreign Land?

Can you believe the words we just said? Can you believe those words are in the Bible? Tucked at the end of this beautiful psalm that resounds with such sadness and longing. A psalm that has inspired great poets and composers, Dvorak’s Biblical Songs and the hauntingly beautiful On the… Read More

“Grace Money”

Sermon by Rev. Wyndee E. Holbrook for Laurel Heights UMC Sept. 18, 2022, the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 16:1-13 New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition Then Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was… Read More

Known By Our Love

August 28, 2022, by Rev. Laura Healy We are in week four of our 4-part series, entitled: Operating Instructions. Looking at the way the author of Hebrews instructed his readers on how to be a gathering of Jesus followers – how to be the church in the difficult days of… Read More

More Than Enough

Laura Healy, Associate Pastor  July 31, 2022 Many of you have heard my definition of a parable during Children’s Time. I say: Parables are stories that help us understand things. Whenever Jesus wanted to help his friends understand something that was hard – or very different from what they already… Read More

Teach Us to Pray

Sermon – Rev. Wyndee E. Holbrook “Teach Us to Pray” Seventh Sunday after Pentecost – July 24, 2022 “Teach us to pray,” was the request of Jesus’ followers. Which causes me to ask, “What?? The disciples didn’t know how to pray?” You mean to tell me that Jesus hand selected… Read More

Good Samaritan

Sermon July 10, 2022, The Good Samaritan       Laura Healy This parable, along with the Prodigal son, is one of the most well-loved and well-known of all the parables in the Bible. It has even made its way into secular culture in the form of good Samaritan laws that protect individuals… Read More

Surprising Prophets

Rev. Dr. Mark Doty Laurel Heights UMC San Antonio, Texas July 3, 2022 SURPRISING PROPHETS 2 KINGS 5:1-14           THIS MORNING AS WE ARE PRAYING ABOUT AND THINKING OF PASTOR LISA’S HEALTH AND HER SABBATICAL WITH JIM, I AM ALSO REMEMBERING MY FIRST SABBATICAL.  MANY OF YOU KNOW THAT PRIOR… Read More