Faith Presbyterian Church

Sermons

Sermons

Begin at the End

27th of November 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD November 27, 2022 Begin at the End Matthew 24:36-44 Maddie got a Choose Your Own Adventure book for Christmas last year – do you remember these books?  It’s a story with many different plotlines all in one book.  As you read, you decide after each page how you […]


The Promise of Renewal

13th of November 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD November 13, 2022 The Promise of Renewal Isaiah 65:17-25 When I was serving a church in Birmingham, the Equal Justice Initiative opened their National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. The Equal Justice Initiative, or EJI as it’s called, is Bryan Stevenson’s law firm that seeks […]


Church Reformed, Always Reforming

30th of October 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD October 30, 2022 Church Reformed, Always Reforming 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12 First, a history lesson!  Today is Reformation Sunday, when Protestant churches around the world celebrate and remember the men and women who challenged the Catholic church and eventually broke away from it, creating a new way of following Christ and […]


It Takes a Village

23rd of October 2022

Cat Goodrich October 23,2022 Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD It Takes a Village Joel 2:23-32 I have a friend who, when her kids were little and still a bit squirmy and rambunctious, remembers one Sunday when she and her family just barely made it to church.  They were just a little bit late, and once […]


Why Does It Have to be Hard?

9th of October 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD October 9, 2022 Why Does It Have to be Hard? 2 Kings 5:1-15c, Luke 17:11-19 In November of last year, Disney released a film that swept the nation…at least, every household with a child between the ages of 3 and 13 – the movie is called Encanto. A […]


You Gotta Have Faith

2nd of October 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD October 2, 2022 You Gotta Have Faith Luke 17:5-10 Our passage this morning needs a bit of context, because it begins in the middle of a conversation between Jesus and his disciples – and also because the text could possibly go into a narrow little file I have […]


Remember and Rejoice!

11th of September 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD September 11, 2022 Remember and Rejoice! Luke 15:1-10 In 1944, a cartographer named Harold Fiske set out to map the Mississippi River.  Now, the Mississippi is the longest river in the continental US, 2,300 miles long and a mile wide in some places.  So this was no small […]


Faith Values: Social Justice

17th of July 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church Baltimore, MD July 17, 2022 Faith Values: Social Justice Amos 5:12-15, 18-24, Mark 12:13-17 The email came out of the blue one morning, from my husband, Dary: Did I know an immigration lawyer in Atlanta?  His colleague Julia’s friend had been detained, and needed representation.  Flipping through my mental rolodex, […]


Faith Values: Stewardship

23rd of June 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD June 23, 2022 Faith Values: Stewardship Romans 12:1-13   I follow Corey Booker on Instagram, because of course I do. In addition to being a US Senator from New Jersey, Booker is on a run streak – up with the dawn every morning to run at least a […]


Something, Something… Holy Spirit?

15th of May 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD May 15, 2022 Something, Something… Holy Spirit? Acts 11:1-18; John 13:31-35 When I was preparing to leave town last Sunday, I was copying pages from Biblical commentaries to read on my travels – by the way, a good way to be sure your seatmate doesn’t strike up a […]