Faith Presbyterian Church

Sermons

Sermons

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 […]


Dare We Believe It?

17th of April 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD April 17, 2022 Dare We Believe It? Luke 24:1-12 Mr. and Mrs. Watson live at 54 Deckawoo Drive with an enormous pink pig named Mercy.  Their neighbors are Eugenia Lincoln, and her sister Baby Lincoln, and down the street live two children, Stella Endicott and her brother Franklin.  […]


To the Streets!

10th of April 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD April 10, 2022 To the Streets! Luke 19 – Palm Sunday Holy Week in Guatemala is an experience not to be missed. The whole country takes vacation to celebrate.  People pour into the cities and towns for the occasion, to commemorate the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. […]


The Wings of God

13th of March 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD March 13, 2022 The Wings of God Luke 13: 31-35 As we sit here in the calm, quiet of this sanctuary, it is hard to forget that across the Atlantic, on the other side of Europe, throughout Ukraine, there are churches that have been reduced to rubble by […]


Encountering Radiance

27th of February 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD February 27, 2022 Encountering Radiance Exodus 34:29-35 When I moved to Boston for seminary, a whole world of possibilities opened up to me. Not just new and challenging academic frontiers, a new city and culture to explore – but also a wide expanse of new outdoor adventures, thanks […]


Radical Reciprocity

20th of February 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD February 20, 2022 Radical Reciprocity Luke 6:27-38 On Friday, February 11, there was a women’s lacrosse game in Clinton, South Carolina. The Howard University Bison were up against the Blue Hose of Presbyterian College – that’s H-o-s-e, for the blue stockings their sportsmen used to wear, a nod […]


Blessed?

13th of February 2022

Cat Goodrich Faith Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD February 13, 2022 Blessed? Luke 6:17-26 In my house, we love to read. Reading has always been one of my hobbies – I can remember sitting sideways in a wingback chair in my living room as a child, curled in the sun like a cat, getting lost for […]