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Official website of the Mechanicsburg Church of the Brethren, 301 Gale Street, Mechanicsburg PA 17055. Do you have a question that you would like to have answered about either the Church of the Brethren or may be you are seeking more answers about God, our Heavenly Father? We would LOVE to have you come and worship with us!!

Official website of the Mechanicsburg Church of the Brethren, 301 Gale Street, Mechanicsburg PA 17055. Do you have a question that you would like to have answered about either the Church of the Brethren or may be you are seeking more answers about God, our Heavenly Father? We would LOVE to have you come and worship with us!!
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Official website of the Mechanicsburg Church of the Brethren, 301 Gale Street, Mechanicsburg PA 17055. Do you have a question that you would like to have answered about either the Church of the Brethren or may be you are seeking more answers about God, our Heavenly Father? We would LOVE to have you come and worship with us!!

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717-766-8880


Episodes

"...And We Shall Behold Him!"

6/2/2019
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“Growing up I don’t remember hearing sermons about Ascension Day, and yet the story found in Acts 1:1-11 is pivotal to the closing of the Gospel Accounts of the life and ministry of Jesus and the coming of the Holy Spirit to build up the New Testament Church. It is a story closing one chapter and opening another.” -Reverend Jan Custer

Duration:00:16:13

"When God Opens A Door"

5/26/2019
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The account of Acts chapter 11 reflects a radical shift in the life of the early church. God opens doors that his followers are not ready for! Welcoming those who don’t fit their understanding of faith! While we may differ on what we believe faith requires, how might we all take hold of the challenge of seeing the persons that God would invite to join us as his followers?

Duration:00:15:57

"Recognizing the Voice"

5/12/2019
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The scriptures remind us that there is something essential for followers of Jesus: that we recognize his voice. For those of us living far removed from Jesus’ physical ministry, that is a unique challenge. How do we recognize his voice amidst the competing claims for what folks believe he calls us to do?

Duration:00:21:18

"What Now?"

5/5/2019
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In the aftermath of Jesus’ resurrection, we find the scriptures describing some remarkable encounters with the risen Christ. These encounters shape the path of Jesus’ followers, and even his opponents with sometimes transforming purpose and direction. How do they continue to shape our path as his followers today?

Duration:00:17:44

"Coming to Believe"

4/28/2019
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How do we “get to” belief? And how do we bring others to that same experience? It is fascinating that Jesus does not instruct his disciples to coerce belief in others. In the dual encounters described in today’s text, Jesus invites and inspires! How might we do the same?

Duration:00:18:29

"Beyond Imagining", Easter

4/21/2019
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Sometimes we struggle to believe something because it seems improbable or difficult. And then there are those moments when we are stretched “beyond belief” to see something that we could not even imagine. Though we take the Resurrection for granted, it is truly “beyond belief” for Jesus’ first followers. It transforms their world and ours as well; far beyond what we could have imagined!

Duration:00:17:48

Easter Sunrise Service

4/21/2019
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Duration:00:12:54

"Pet Rocks & The Big Reveal", Palm Sunday

4/14/2019
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We delight in the Hosanna celebrations of Palm Sunday. Why, if we didn’t proclaim our praise, even the stones would shout out! But how long will we follow Jesus with such passion? A few hours? A few days? All the way to the cross?

Duration:00:24:08

"Gratitude"

4/7/2019
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If gratitude is expected, why is it so hard to receive? If gratitude is good, why is it so hard to do? Sometimes we learn how to give and receive gratitude from the most unlikely persons in the most unexpected places.

Duration:00:19:29

"Whom Shall I Fear?"

3/17/2019
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When we hear the question of the sermon title, “Whom shall I fear”, we start creating a list of our own. There are fearful things in our lives and in our world. But the psalmist’s words and Jesus’ actions are a counsel to the fear that stirs within us. Fear is not to be our guide!

Duration:00:20:13

“Come to Save Us” (4th Sunday of Advent)

12/23/2018
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On this last Sunday before Christmas, we remember both the marvel of and the reason for Jesus’ coming; as our Savior, the One who is Christ the Lord!

Duration:00:17:10

Christmas Cantata

12/9/2018
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On this day when the testimony of Christ’s coming arrival is offered through scripture and a variety of choral music by our chancel choir, we will consider the path prepared for his coming through the prophet of the most high, John the Baptist.

Duration:00:38:52

"The Days are Surely Coming!”

12/2/2018
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Entering Advent, many of us look forward to the celebration of the birth of our Lord. But this season provides us still more to look forward to. It offers us the challenge of seeing our world and lives in the light of God’s promises “still to come”.

Duration:00:19:56

"Whom Will You Serve?"

8/26/2018
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Serving God is more than declaring God as your “divine mascot”, or claiming that you are a fan of that “team”. The call to serve is to commit one’s life and future into the hands of the One who have chosen to serve. What does that look like in our day?

Duration:00:12:19

"Living the Truth"

8/12/2018
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Speaking the truth is a challenging task. It is all too easy to convince ourselves of truths that are self-serving. That is not a new behavior. But in our day, when there are many alternatives offered as the truth, we need to be thoughtful and careful about the truths that guide not only what we say, but also our life behaviors as those who follow Christ.

Duration:00:20:04

"God Provides"

8/5/2018
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How does God provide? The manna in the wilderness was a clear sign and act of God’s providence. God provides daily bread for a traveling people. But is it not also God’s providence that provides the gifts and skills that a community needs to both survive and thrive? How do we participate in God’s providence as followers of Christ?

Duration:00:14:37