The Congregational Church of Topsfield

Sermons

11/17/2019:  "Grace Redux" - Rev. Martin Riekert

11/10/2019:  "Smoke and Medals" - Rev. Martin Riekert

11/03/2019:  "We Better Get This Right" - Rev. Martin Riekert

10/27/2019:  Faithworks 2019 Mission Trip  Reflections- Faithworks leaders

10/13/2019:  "It Takes A Fairbooth" - Rev. Amy Bruch

10/06/2019:  "Carbondale" - Rev. Martin Riekert

 

09/29/2019:  "Making Your Own Sabbath Box" - Rev. Amy Bruch

09/22/2019:  "Good people pay back their debt.  Smart people pay theirs                                  forward"- Larry Atkins

09/15/2019:  "Fairbooth....Meetinghouse" - Rev. Martin Riekert

09/08/2019:  "Closing the Garage Door" - Rev. Martin Riekert

09/01/2019:  "Dream on" - Rev. Martin Riekert

 

08/25/2019:  "Walking the Walk" - Rev. Amy Bruch 

08/18/2019:  "The Hope of A Mustard Seed" - Rev. Martin Riekert

08/11/2019:  "The Four Horsemen" - Rev. Martin Riekert

08/04/2019:  "Finding Words To Live By" - Rev. William Main

07/28/2019:  "Living the Big Questions" - Rev. Amy Bruch

07/21/2019:  "The Endgame or An Endgame" - Rasheed Townes

07/14/2019:  "Searching for Sunday" - Rev. Martin Riekert

07/07/2019:  "A Clever Dodge" - Rev. Martin Riekert

06/30/2019:  "The Hands of Hope" - Rev. Martin Riekert

06/23/2019:  "Truth and Reconciliation (and Sometimes Forgiveness)" 

                                                                                            Rev. Martin Riekert

06/16/2019:  "The Road Not (Yet) Travelled" - Rev. Martin Riekert

06/09/2019:  "It's In Our Hands" - Rev. Amy Bruch

06/02/2019:  "A.M.D.G." - Rev. Martin Riekert

05/26/2019:  "No One Ever Thanked Me" - Larry Atkins

05/19/2019:  "We Believe in Mystery" - Rev. Amy Bruch

05/12/2019:  "The Teaching of King Lemuel's Mother and "Ode To A Capable

                      Wife" - Rev. Martin Riekert

05/05/2019:  "These Three Things Abide" - Rev. Martin Riekert

 

04/28/2019:  "The Road To Everywhere" - Rev. Martin Riekert

04/21/2019:  "Then the Disciples Returned to their Homes" -

                                                                                            Rev. Martin Riekert

04/14/2019:  "A Donkey, the Temple, and the Fig Tree"

04/07/2019:  "We Eat Together" - Rev. Amy Bruch

03/31/2019:  "Are Their Limits and Boundaries To Moral Behavior" -

                                                                                            Rev. Martin Riekert

03/24/2019:  "The Paradoxical Commandments" - Rev. Amy Bruch

03/17/2019:  "Without Condition...On the Following Conditions

                                                                                          Rev. Martin Riekert

03/10/2019:  "Dust and Such Matters" - Rev. Martin Riekert

03/03/2019:  "Some Things to Take on Our Spaceship" - Rev. Amy Bruch

 

2/24/2019:  "Peto's Paradox" - Rev. Martin Riekert

2/17/2019:  "Heroes" - Rasheed Townes

2/10/2019:  "After We Are Gone" - Rev. Martin Riekert

2/03/2019:  "The Consequences of Scripture" - Rev. Martin Riekert

1/27/2019:  "It's Just Church" - Rev. Martin Riekert

1/20/2019:  "Completely Uncredentialed and Without Pedigree" - 

                                                                                                Rev. Amy Bruch

1/13/2019:  "The Work of Our Hands" - Rev. Martin Riekert

1/06/2019:  "Chalk On Doors" - Rev. Martin Riekert

 

12/30/2018: "Preach the Gospel At All Times and If Necessary Use Words"- 

                                                                                                       Larry Atkins

12/23/2018: "Spiraling Out of Control"  - Rev. Martin Riekert

12/09/2018: "Passing of the Peace" - Rev. Martin Riekert

12/02/2018: "Silence" - Rev. Amy Bruch

11/25/2018: "The Stories We Tell" - Rev. Martin Riekert

11/18/2018: "This Blessedness" - Rev. Martin Riekert

11/11/2018: "America The Beautiful" - Rev. Martin Riekert

11/04/2018: "Words From Afar": - Rev. Martin Riekert

10/21/2018: "We Keep You In Our Prayers": - Rev. Martin Riekert

10/14/2018: "The Hawk Just Sat There": - Rev. Martin Riekert

10/07/2018:  "Living in Community": - Rev. Amy Bruch

09/30/2018:  "The Narrow Ridge": - Rev. Martin Riekert

09/23/2018:  "Investing In God's Mission": - Rev. Dr. Jonathan New

09/16/2018:  "Won't You Be My Neighbor?": - Rev. Amy Bruch

09/02/2018:  "The More Things Change.": - Rev. Martin Riekert

 

08/26/2018:  "To Paint an Office": - Rev. Martin Riekert

08/19/2018:  "CCT Seed Vault": - Rev. Amy Bruch

08/12/2018:  "Deep Blue" - Rev. Martin Riekert

 

07/29/2018:  "How We Lost The Sky" - Rev. Martin Riekert

07/22/2018:  "Illumination" - Rev. Amy Bruch

07/15/2018:  "Jesus OnThe Border" - Rev. Roger A. Lier

07/08/2018:  "Some Things You Can Fix and Some Things You Cannot Fix"-

                                                                                                Larry Atkins

07/01/2018:  "Holding It Together Redux" - Rev. Martin Riekert

06/24/2018:  "Holding It Together" - Rev. Martin Riekert

06/17/2018:  "Nunuku's Law"  - Rev. Martin Riekert

06/03/2018:  "There Is No Such Question" - Rev. Martin Riekert

 

05/27/2018:  "You Can't Get There From Here" - Rev. Martin Riekert

05/20/2018:  "Developing Superpowers" - Rev. Amy Bruch

05/06/2018:  "I Appeal To You To Be Conformed To This World" - 

                                                                                            Rev. Martin Riekert

04.29.2018:  "The Zebra Man" - Rev. Martin Riekert

04/22/2018:  "Let Us Sing" - Rev. Martin Riekert

04/15/2018:  "Going It Alone" - Dr. T. Richard Snyder

04/08/2018:   "How Can You Not Get That" - Rev. Martin Riekert

04/01/2018:   "Eating Alone" - Rev. Martin Riekert

 

03/25/2018:  "Looking Beyond, Seeing Underneath" - Rev. Martin Riekert

03/11/2018:  "Korban" - Rev. Martin Riekert

03/04/2018:  "Holding Eastern Goutha while Celebrating Heat Pads" - 

                                                                                            Rev. Martin Riekert

02/25/2018:  "Perpetual Euphoria" - Rev. Martin Riekert

02/18/2018:  "Do You See the Problem" - Rev. Donald Remick

02/11/2018:  "A Sausage of Angel and Beast" - Larry Atkin

02/04/2018:  "Feasting Like Disciples" - Rev. Amy Bruch

01/28/2018:   "FEMA and Beyond" - Rev. Martin Riekert

01/21/2018:  "Falling Together" - Rev. Amy Bruch

01/14/2018:  "Not through the Telescope" - Rev. Martin Riekert

01/07/2018:  "Epiphany...and then?" - Rev. Martin Riekert

12/31/2017:  "Christmas Spirit?" - Larry Atkins

12/24/2017:  "Signs Tell the Story" - Rev. Amy Bruch

12/10/2017:  "Meatless Meatballs, Sneetches, and other Stories" - 

                                                                                          Rev. Amy Bruch

12/03/2017:  "The Killing Fields" - Rev. Martin Riekert

 

11/26/2017:  "An Epistle of Straw" - Rev. Martin Riekert

11/19/2017:  "Deacons Stewardship Moment" - Mike Ierardi

11/19/2017:  "The Trick Is To Look Down" - Rev. Martin Riekert

11/12/2017:  "What Would A Good Day Look Like" - Rev. Amy Bruch

11/05/2017:  "Voices in the Dark" - Rev. Martin Riekert

10/29/2017:  "Mission Trip Reflections" - Members of the Mission Trip

10/22/2017:  "Politics,Sausage and Church" - Rev. Martin Riekert

10/15/2017:  "The Lion Has Roared" - Rev. Amy Bruch

10/08/2017:  "Groundhog Day" - Rev. Martin Riekert

10/01/2017:  "Rebel with a cause" - Rev. Martin Riekert

09/24/2017:  "Filling it in" - Rev. Martin Riekert

09/17/2017:  "Finding a balance" - Rev. Amy Bruch

09/03/2017:  "Perspectives on display"-Rev. Martin Riekert

08/27/2017:  "I Sing Behind the Plow" - Rev. Amy Bruch

08/20/2017:  "The Question" - Rev. Martin Riekert

08/13/2017:  "The Trajectory of Planet Nibiru" - Rev. Martin Riekert

08/06/2017:  "Legato" - Rev. Martin Riekert

07/30/2017:  "How We Die" - Rev. Martin Riekert

07/23/2017:  "What is Truth" - Rev. Amy Bruch

07/16/2017"A weird assessment" - Rev. Martin Riekert

07/09/2017:  "When Mukurob Fell..." - Rev. Martin Riekert

07/02/2017:  "Nothing against lepers but..." - Rev. Martin Riekert

06/25/2017:  "The More Things Change..." - Rev. Martin Riekert

06/18/2017:  "Aha Moments" - Rev. Amy Bruch

06/04/2017:  "Unbearable mundaneness" - Rev. Martin Riekert

05/28/2017: "He prepares me for war..." - Rev. Martin Riekert

05/21/2017: "They're Telling Us- Are We Listening" -Rev. Amy Bruch

05/14/2017: "Holy Encounters Mary Elizabeth and Other Beloved"

                                                                                              - Rev. Amy Bruch

05/07/2017: "Faith: Understanding Verses Knowing" - Rev. William Main

04/30/2017: "Waiting for the knock on the door" - Rev. Martin Riekert

04/23/2017: "When in Rome..."  - Rev. Martin Riekert

04/16/2017: "After Three Endings Perhaps a New Beginning"

                                                                                         - Rev. Martin Riekert

04/09/2017: "The triumphant entry" - Rev. Martin Riekert

04/02/2017: "On the fast track" - Rev. Martin Riekert

03/26/2017: "Orchestra" -  Rev. Amy Bruch

03/19/2017: "It is what it is" - Rev. Martin Riekert

03/12/2017: "The Missouri Doctrine" - Rev. Martin Riekert

03/05/2017: "Nimble giants"  - Rev. Martin Riekert

02/26/2017: "Been there done that" - Rev. Martin Riekert

02/19/2017: "One way" - Rev. Martin Riekert

02/12/2017: "Why do it?"- Rev. Martin Riekert

02/05/2017: "Mysteries, Yes"- Rev. Amy Bruch

01/29/2017: "Seeing and Looking"- Rev. Martin Riekert

01/22/2017: "Everything and the Only Thing"- Rev. Martin Riekert

01/15/2017: "An Untimely Death and that Second Death"- Rev. Martin Riekert

01/08/2017: "The Mission"- Rev. Martin Riekert

01/01/2017: Act III:  "Grace and Authenticity"-Rev. Amy Bruch

12/11/2016:  A Shortage of Angels- Rev. Martin Riekert

11/20/2016:  Act II:  We Were Made for Times Like These- Rev. Amy Bruch

11/13/2016:  When the fog clears- Rev. Martin Riekert

10/2/2016:   Act I:  Wrestling- Rev. Amy Bruch

06/19/2016:  Rights of Passing - Rev. Martin Riekert

02/08/2015: The Passion and Politics of Islam- Raheel Raza

02/02/2014: The Curse of Unity? - Rev. Martin Riekert

09/29/2013: A Willingness to Look at Nothing- Rev. Martin Riekert

 

 

 

 

The Church Office is in the Emerson Center at 9 East Common St. across from the Town Common.

Office hours are

Mon. – Fri. 10 AM – 1 PM and by appointment.

Summer Office hours are

Tues. - Thurs. - 10 AM - 1 PM and by appointment

            

The Congregational Church of Topsfield
9 East Common Street
Topsfield, MA 01983
Phone: (978) 887-2101
Fax: (978) 887-9531
General email: office@topsfieldchurch.org

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