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Bluegrass United Church of Christ is a congregation in Lexington, Kentucky. We see the value and worth of all God's creation and practice our understanding of God's love toward everyone that "No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here."

Bluegrass United Church of Christ is a congregation in Lexington, Kentucky. We see the value and worth of all God's creation and practice our understanding of God's love toward everyone that "No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here."
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Bluegrass United Church of Christ is a congregation in Lexington, Kentucky. We see the value and worth of all God's creation and practice our understanding of God's love toward everyone that "No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here."

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English

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859-287-2827


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December 1, 2019 Life Is... by Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles

12/1/2019
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Reading: Isaiah 2: 1-5 & Romans 13: 11-14 Sermon Title: Life Is... Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles The beloved song "Joy to the World" was written 300 years ago this year. Our 2019 Advent Series is based on the classic Christmas hymn, and this first sermon of the series explores the joy sharing joy. Pastor Marsha reminds us of our commitment as faithful believers to the calling of being joy in our own lives and in our larger world. We would love to have you join us for a Sunday morning...

Duration:00:21:30

November 24, 2019 They've Been Here by Kenny & Mason Bishop

11/25/2019
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Reading: Matthew 6: 28-30 Sermon Title: They've Been Here Pastor Kenny & Mason Bishop November is Native American Heritage Month. The First People lived here, hunted here, cared for the land, raised their families and worshipped here. Mason Bishop is a member of the Acoma Tribe of the Pueblo Nation, and a student of Environmental Science and Environmental Justice with an emphasis on how to blend Indigenous knowledge with western science through decolonization and rematriation. Today, he...

Duration:00:29:07

November 17, 2019 Wrestling With God In The Dark by Pastor Pam Lee-Miller

11/17/2019
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Reading: Genesis 32: 22-31 Sermon Title: Wrestling With God in the Dark Pastor Pam Lee-Miller Sometimes doing the right thing, the work of God means meeting the task head-on. Sometimes it even means wrestling with God. In today's sermon, Pastor Pam Lee-Miller takes us back to the struggle between two brothers who fought it out, even while accomplishing God's plan for their lives and the world. We would love to have you join us for a Sunday morning service. We gather at 10:00 AM at 500 Don...

Duration:00:20:08

November 10, 2019 Thankful Action by Marsha J. Moors-Charles

11/11/2019
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Reading: Amos 5: 18-24 Sermon Title: Thankful Action Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles In the month of Thanksgiving we take the time to give thanks to God for opportunities... opportunities to love, to believe, to give and to serve. In this powerful service, Pastor Marsha challenges us to step out of what we know best, our comfort zones, to imagine those opportunities and the ways the world will know God better when we take advantage of them. We would love to have you join us for a Sunday...

Duration:00:23:49

October 27, 2019 Riding Out the Storm with Jesus by Pastor Pam Lee-Miller

10/29/2019
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Reading: Mark 4: 35-41 Sermon Title: Riding Out the Storm With Jesus Pastor Pam Lee-Miller Everyone faces storms in their life. They come in the form of personal issues; sometimes it's a health-related storm, or emotional, financial, or even about a relationship. Sometimes we endure it all alone, but Jesus extends the invitation to ride along with us. The storm is still there, but with Jesus, we have the assurance that God is aware, and hope is assured. Join Pastor Pam for this encouraging...

Duration:00:26:12

October 20, 2019 A New Favorite Color by Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles

10/21/2019
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Reading: Psalm 25: 1-5 Sermon Title: A New Favorite Color Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles Issues that some believe are simple to explain, black and white, are often much more nuanced and complicated. Even while some churches and pastors preach a gospel of "hard truths," we believe that God sees our world for what it is, shade after shade of color. We would love to have you join us for a Sunday morning service. We gather at 10:00 AM at 500 Don Anna Drive in Lexington, Kentucky. You can learn...

Duration:00:36:23

October 13, 2019 Surprise by Pastor Kenny Bishop

10/16/2019
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Reading: Mark 16: 1-8 Sermon Title: Surprise! Pastor Kenny Bishop When the Mary's who came to the tomb after Jesus had been crucified, they were surprised to find the grave empty. Just like Jesus, we have the ability to make the lives of those we meet more meaningful, more powerful and even surprisingly wonderful. We would love to have you join us for a Sunday morning service. We gather at 10:00 AM at 500 Don Anna Drive in Lexington, Kentucky. You can learn more about us at...

Duration:00:17:15

October 6, 2019 Together We Can by Pastor Pam Lee-Miller

10/16/2019
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Reading: Acts 4: 32-35 Sermon Title: Together We Can Pastor Pam Lee-Miller Sometimes we may feel that our small portion can't do much to make any kind of difference in the community. With this fourth sermon in our series, "It's a Wonder-Full Life," Pastor Pam reminds us that as a congregation, as a community, as a family, we can. And when we do, we offer hope and love and we're finding people to love and people to love us. This is the final sermon in our four-week series, "It's a Wonder-Full...

Duration:00:25:36

September 29, 2019 The Cost Of Hope by Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles

10/1/2019
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Reading: 1 Timothy 6: 17-19 Sermon Title: The Cost of Hope Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles Some of the biggest scandals in America's history involved people who looked like they had it all together. Come to find out, they'd been living and succeeding off the hard-earned finances of others, and when that wealth was gone, their reputation was too. Marsha reminds us that in whatever way we may be rich, we should not be egotistical. This is the third sermon in our four-week series, "It's a...

Duration:00:27:14

September 22, 2019 Treasures Unseen by Pastor Kenny Bishop

9/23/2019
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Reading: Matthew 6: 19-24 Sermon Title: Treasures Unseen Pastor Kenny Bishop Most of us have boxes of "treasures" sitting in our garages and attics, just waiting for us to come back to them and relive the moment that made them special. In this talk, Pastor Kenny reminds of that real treasures cannot be held or touched, but can only be felt. This is the second sermon in our four-week series, "It's a Wonder-Full Life." As we open our eyes and come out of any avoidance we have regarding our...

Duration:00:17:31

September 15, 2019 Enough Is Enough by Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles

9/16/2019
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Reading: Matthew 22: 15-22 Sermon Title: Enough is Enough Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles This is the first sermon in our four-week series, "It's a Wonder-Full Life." As we open our eyes and come out of any avoidance we have regarding our feelings about money, we ask God to be with us on this journey, giving us fresh perspectives that can shift any dis-ease that holds us back from a courageous vision about our money paths. We would love to have you join us for a Sunday morning service. We...

Duration:00:20:34

September 8, 2019 Discarded Messengers by Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles

9/9/2019
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The final sermon in our series, "Hits & Misses" speaks to the messengers in our lives that may be dismissed or discarded simply because of their religion, nationality, gender, economic status or appearance. These are the things that happen when we're being misused or when we are doing the misusing Reading: Genesis 16: 1-6, 21: 8-21, John 4: 4-17 Sermon Title: Discarded Messengers Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles We would love to have you join us for a Sunday morning service. We gather at 10:00...

Duration:00:19:25

September 1, 2019 Holy Lasik by Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles

9/2/2019
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We continue our series, "Hits & Misses.' In this series, we learn lessons from the successes we've enjoyed and even our failures. We will take a look at some of the Bibles some of the most interesting characters and how their failures became transformative moments for them and us... misplaced, mistaken, misgivings, misunderstandings, misfortune and misjudged. Today we learn the lesson of judging and misjudging. We've all been "victims" of misjudgments, and it's likely we've all misjudged...

Duration:00:25:24

August 18, 2019 Complicated Simplicity by Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles

8/20/2019
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We continue our series, "Hits & Misses.' In this series, we learn lessons from the successes we've enjoyed and even our failures. We will take a look at some of the Bibles some of the most interesting characters and how their failures became transformative moments for them and us... misplaced, mistaken, misgivings, misunderstandings, misfortune and misjudged. Today Pastor Marsha challenges us to accept the invitation of the "others" to lead them to relationship and acceptance of God's gifts...

Duration:00:27:40

August 11, 2019 Just Enough by Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles

8/12/2019
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We continue our series, "Hits & Misses.' In this series, we learn lessons from the successes we've enjoyed and even our failures. We will take a look at some of the Bibles some of the most interesting characters and how their failures became transformative moments for them and us... misplaced, mistaken, misgivings, misunderstandings, misfortune and misjudged. Today Pastor Marsha leads us through the experience of authentic service and giving in a way that honors God and reflects godly...

Duration:00:26:19

August 4, 2019 Relatively Speaking by Pastor Marsha J. Moors-Charles

8/9/2019
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We continue our series, "Hits & Misses.' In this series, we learn lessons from the successes we've enjoyed and even our failures. We will take a look at some of the Bibles some of the most interesting characters and how their failures became transformative moments for them and us... misplaced, mistaken, misgivings, misunderstandings, misfortune and misjudged. Today, we took a bit of a detour as we spent time reflecting on the recent mass-shootings in Texas and Ohio. Pastor Marsha Jean...

Duration:00:34:41

July 28, 2019 Lost, or in Hiding? by Pastor Marsha Jean Moors-Charles

7/30/2019
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Today we begin a new series called Hits & Misses. In this series, we learn lessons from the successes we've enjoyed and even our failures. We will take a look at some of the Bibles some of the most interesting characters and how their failures became transformative moments for them and us... misplaced, mistaken, misgivings, misunderstandings, misfortune and misjudged. In today's sermon Pastor Marsha Jean Moors-Charles asks us if we ever feel that we are just a number. Have you ever felt...

Duration:00:20:56

July 21, 2019 Becoming Unique by Pastor Pam Lee-Miller

7/21/2019
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In the final sermon of our {BE}coming series, Pastor Pam Lee-Miller reminds us of our uniqueness and the beauty of being yourself, even if you stand out in the crowd. God created us as unique individuals to do unique things in a world that prefers conformity and uniformity. We would love to have you join us for a Sunday morning service. We gather at 10:00 AM at 500 Don Anna Drive in Lexington, Kentucky. YOu can learn more about us at www.bluegrasschurch.org and find us on Facebook, Twitter...

Duration:00:18:37

July 14, 2019 Becoming Beautiful by Pastor Kenny Bishop

7/14/2019
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As part of our [BE]coming series, Pastor Kenny Bishop shares the sometimes hidden meaning of what it means to preach the gospel and encourages all of us to preach it through our deeds even more so than our words. We would love to have you join us for a Sunday morning service. We gather at 10:00 AM at 500 Don Anna Drive. You can learn more about us at www.bluegrasschurch.org and find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at bluegrassucc.

Duration:00:30:18

July 7, 2019 Becoming Love by Pastor Pam Lee-Miller

7/7/2019
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As part of our [BE]coming series, Pastor Pam Lee-Miller shares the challenges and the joys of a life that knows love, gives love and lives in love. We would love to have you join us for a Sunday morning service. We gather at 10:00 AM at 500 Don Anna Drive. You can learn more about us at www.bluegrasschurch.org and find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at bluegrassucc.

Duration:00:20:24