Reverend Nicole Lamarche

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. […]

Wonderfully Made 2024

Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 and On Beauty by Kahlil GibranSunday January 14th, 2024By Rev. Nicole Lamarche What a gift that we have this beautiful circle and that we can be here together like this and also that we have the Livestream for those who couldn’t get out today. Welcome again as you are on this second […]

By Another Road

Matthew 2:1-12 and Home By Another Way by Barbara Brown TaylorSunday January 7th, 2023Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche Thank you Karen! I heard that last Sunday you hummed Silent Night. That’s beautiful. Keep the music going however we can. I invite you now to join me now in taking some deeper breaths, allowing ourselves to tune […]

Christmas Eve Message

December 24th, 20237 p.m.Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche The photograph was so unusual, so miraculous that it was not believed when it first hit the cover of the newspapers. With helmets tilted, a cigarette dangling from the mouth of the one in the front, the mini crowd included a German soldier standing alongside British troops from […]

Loving Lavishly

Luke 1:26-38 and Everything is Waiting for You by DavidSunday December 24th, 2023By Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche Good morning and welcome again to what is in our tradition the fourth Sunday in Advent with the theme of love and tonight we will gather for Christmas Eve! Today we get the privilege of traveling two liturgical […]

Living Joyfully

Luke 1:46b-55 and Excerpts from The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Carlton AbramsSunday December 17th, 2023By Rev. Nicole M. Lamarche Good morning and welcome again to what is in our tradition the third Sunday in Advent. What a gift that we have this place and […]

Creating Peace

Isaiah 40:1-11 and Excerpts from Being Peace by Thich Nhat HanhSunday December 10th, 2023By Nicole M. Lamarche Welcome again on this second Sunday of Advent just as you are, with whatever you are carrying or however you are feeling, maybe you are a little tired? Some of us were up late last night! But it […]