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Rev. Louis J. Mitchell

pastorlouis@alkiucc.org

Please welcome Rev. Louis J. Mitchell, who is serving as Alki UCC's Bridge Pastor.

In his application, Pastor Louis stated: “I am seeking a congregation who wants to laugh, cry, work and praise God together! Let’s reach for that sacred place of intentional intersectionality that moves beyond the optics of inclusion to the deep preparation to welcome those that have been estranged from places of worship, but not outside of the reach of All!”

His many experiences include Co-Pastor, Recovering the Promise Ministries, Co-Founder of Transfaith, Pastor South Congregational Church, and recently a minister-participant in Plymouth Congregational, Seattle. He is a nationally known speaker, author of documentaries, and an awardee of several awards including Haystack Award for Social Justice and Social Ministry, UCC, Massachusetts Conference. 
March 1, 2021
Sunday Worship Worship Video and Sermon Text:

Sunday, May 22 2022
The Sixth Sunday of Easter

“What About Love”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 04:38
(Note: please pardon the brief technical issues at the beginning of the sermon section)

Sunday, May 15 2022
The Fifth Sunday of Easter

“Burdens and Blessings”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 03:40
Our Shared Time Together

Sunday, May 8 2022
The Fourth Sunday of Easter

“Our Shared Vessel of Love and Spirit”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 03:42
Our Shared Time Together

Sunday, May 1 2022
The Third Sunday of Easter

“Healing the Broken Parts”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 04:29
Sermon Text

Sunday, April 24 2022
The Second Sunday of Easter

Worship Led by the Spiritual Travelers
Sermon Stories: "Encounters with Jesus" Sunday, April 17 2022
Easter Sunday

“Mission Impossible: Seeing Beyond our Circumstances”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 08:52
Sermon Text

Sunday, April 10 2022
Palm Sunday
“What We Know About Kings and Empire (and why that isn’t Jesus)”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 05:08

Sunday, April 3 2022
“Avarice, Acquisition and the Antidote”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 05:38
Sermon Text

Sunday, March 27 2022
“Skin, Kin and Reconciliation”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 09:05

Sunday, March 20 2022
“Why Should I Care?”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 03:03
Sermon Text

Sunday, March 13 2022
“Sloth, Laziness and Ableism”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 07:02
Sermon Text

Sunday, March 6 2022
“Pride and Fear, the DNA of Sin”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 10:36

Sunday, February 27 2022
“Veils, Masks and other Necessary Tools”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 05:53
Sermon Text

Sunday, February 20 2022
“Love – It’s Complicated!”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 02:35
Sermon Text

Sunday, February 13 2022
“Passage, Punishment, Prayers, Praise, Purpose and Possibilities — Living the Dreams of our Ancestors!”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 07:49
Sermon Text

Sunday, February 6 2022
"What Are Your Hands Doing?"
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 06:27
Sermon Text

Sunday, January 30 2022
“Jesus, Jesus, Precious Jesus”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 08:35
Sermon Text

Sunday, January 23 2022
“Jesus, Teacher of Great Wisdoms — The Muslim Connection”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 08:39

Sunday, January 16 2022
“Who is Jesus? Part Two — Jesus the Unlikely Rabbi”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 09:20
Sermon Text

Sunday, January 9 2022
“Who is Jesus?” Part One
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 04:37
Sermon Text

Sunday, December 19
“Rites of Parenthood”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 08:00
Sermon Text

Sunday, December 12
“The Mothers of a Movement of Faith”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 08:00

Sunday, December 5
“Preparation for A New Way of Life”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 03:21
Sermon Text

Sunday, November 28
“In All Things, Praise!”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 07:46

Sunday, November 21
“Rock, Paper, Scissors”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 0:08
Sermon Text

Sunday, November 14
“Doula to the Impossible!”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 7:59

Sunday, November 7
“Our Journey Ahead”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 5:16

Sunday, October 31
“The Dance of the Letter and the Spirit”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 7:40
Sermon Text

Sunday, October 24
“Blessed are the Beasts (and the other animals too)!"
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 6:32
 
Sunday, October 17
“The Lives of the Martyrs of Faith”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 9:48
Sermon Text

Sunday, October 10
“Grace and Mercy, Enough to Share!”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 11:59
Sermon Text

Sunday, October 3
“Which Church Shall We Be”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 9:47
Sermon Text

Sunday, September 26
“Check Your Invitation!”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 9:15
Sermon Text

Sunday, September 19
"Dangers, Seen and Unseen”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 8:34
Sermon Text
 
Sunday, September 12
"Body Language”
Worship Video
Sermon begins at 15:01
Sermon Text