Reverend Nicole Lamarche

Disbelieving and Still Wondering

Luke 24: 36b-48 and Doubt by Marion StrobelApril 14th, 2024By Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche Hello again and Happy Sunday on what is in our tradition the Third Sunday of Easter and spring is here what a gift! Wow, we made it! I invite you now to join me in a spirit of prayer. God may […]

After the Weeping

John 20:1-18 and An Excerpt from, Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by Adrienne Maree Brown*March 31st, 2024Easter Sunday10:30 a.m.By Rev. Nicole Lamarche Welcome again on this beautiful, chilly, Easter Sunday! Thank you for being here! I invite you now to take some deeper breaths, to let ourselves arrive a bit more fully, as we […]

Keep Your Heart Open to the Mystery

Mark 11:1-11 and An Excerpt from Into the Mystery: A Sending Blessing for Peg + Chuck by Jan RichardsonMarch 24th, 2024Palm10:30 a.m.By Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche Thank you again for being here on Palm Sunday the beginning of Holy Week! And Spring Break for many in our community!I invite you now as you are. Moved, […]

Desiring Truth

Psalm 51:1-12 and Quotes by James JoyceMarch 17th, 2024Fifth Sunday in Lent10:30 a.m.By Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche Thank you again for being here on this Fifth Sunday of Lent, in what is in our tradition a chance to embark upon a wilderness journey that we have been on together. Over these weeks of Lenten wandering, […]

Saved From Distress

Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22 and Excerpts from Hymn for the Hurting by Amanda GormanMarch 10th, 2024Fourth Sunday in Lent10:30 amBy Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche Thank you again for being here on this Fourth Sunday in Lent, on this weekend of springing forward. Did everyone spring all the way? It felt like a winter wonderland on Friday! […]

Righteous Anger

John 2:13-22 and Quotes from Archbishop Desmond TutuMarch 3rd, 2024Third Sunday in Lent10:30 a.m.By Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche Thank you again for being here as we lean toward spring, I am so glad! Today it feels especially important to share again that in our tradition, I am merely a human, committed to tuning in and […]

The Wild Beasts

Mark 1:9-15 and Poem About Self Worth by Melody GodfredFebruary 18th, 2024First Sunday in Lent10:30 a.m.By Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche Thank you again for being here. A special thank you to Phillip and to Michael and Kevin for sharing last Sunday. I asked the gentlemen to reflect on the same theme that we were retreating […]

How Good It Is to Sing Praises!

Psalm 147:1-11, 20c and an Excerpt from A Song of Praise by Brian McLarenFebruary 4th, 2024Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany10:30 a.m.By Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche Good morning again on this fifth Sunday after the Epiphany and can you believe there is just one more Sunday until we begin the season of Lent. Can’t you believe […]

Be Silent

January 28th, 2024Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany10:30 a.m.Rev. Nicole Lamarche Welcome again on what is in our tradition the fourth Sunday after the Epiphany. I love saying liturgical things like that! You won’t hear that anywhere else! Before we get much further, I invite you to take some deeper breaths with me. Arriving, tuning in, […]

God Changed

Jonah 3:1-5, 10Sunday January 21st, 2024By Rev. Nicole Lamarche Welcome again as you are. I invite you now to take some deeper breaths, letting ourselves arrive a bit more fully, so we can all hear whatever message God has for us today. And I invite you to join me in this prayer from Psalm 19. […]